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West Bank Settlements Cleared for Return as Israel Disengagement Law Amended

Israel's Minister of Defence, Yoav Gallant, announced the further amendment of Israel's 2005 Disengagement Law, the legislation which facilitated the Israeli evacuation from Gaza and several West Bank settlements. Further Amendments The amendments made by Gallant build upon previous amendments to the law made by the Israeli Knesset in March of last year. Last year's amendment by the government technically allowed...

A Recap on the Israeli Raid into Jenin

Israel's raid into the West Bank city of Jenin ended a number of hours ago after having gone on for 46 hours. The raid, termed by Israel as an anti-terror operation, led to significant clashes between the IDF and several Palestinian militant organizations from the West Bank. It additionally led to several casualties amongst Palestinians, and a number of...

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First Russian Power Plant in Central Asia

On May 27th, Russia committed $400 million to a $500 million joint fund with Uzbekistan to expand natural gas imports while also signing an accord to build a nuclear power plant. The move reflects...

Rubbish From Pikitup Strike Blocking Entrances to Johannesburg Voting Stations

A series of strikes conducted by casual workers of Johannesburg-based waste collection service 'Pikitup' has resulted in masses of trash piling up in the streets of the country's capital. Most peculiarly, the rubbish has...

Germany to Continue Operations at Air Transport Base in Niger

Germany has today reached an interim agreement with the military government of Niger to continue Bundeswehr operations at its air transport base which sits on the outskirts of the country's capital, Niamey. What You Need...