PM BORIS JOHNSON RESHUFFLES CABINET

Newly elected British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has begun reshuffling of the cabinet by forcing some Ministers to resign and by sacking others. Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt resigned after Johnson offered him a new role. According to a local British newspaper, Johnson has “executed the bloodiest reshuffle ever seen to build a war Cabinet to […]

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PM NETANYAHU STRUGGLING TO RESOLVE DEADLOCK

Israel’s parliament has passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. If the bill receives final passage in a vote on May 29th, the country would be forced to hold new elections. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is struggling to form a coalition before the final vote tomorrow. In a televised speech, Netanyahu blamed former Defence Minister […]

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HEAVY FIGHTING ERUPTS IN SOUTH OF TRIPOLI

Fierce clashes have erupted between internationally recognized government of Tripoli and eastern forces. The violence spiked after the US President Donald Trump spoke by telephone with General Khalifa Haftar. The fresh wave of escalated fighting was triggered after Libyan government launched a new counter-offensive. The counter offensive was launched after General Khalifa Haftar’s eastern forces […]

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EGYPTIAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO EXTEND SISI’S RULE

The parliament has approved constitutional amendments to prolong the rule of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi up to 2030. The amendments will allow President Sisi to extend his current term by two years and stand for another six-year mandate. Egypt’s MPs also backed other constitutional changes that includes granting President Sisi more control over the judiciary. […]

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AFRICAN UNION GIVES 15-DAY DEADLINE FOR CIVIL RULE IN SUDAN

The African Union has threatened to revoke Sudan’s membership unless civil rule is established. The union has given Sudan a 15-days deadline for complete transfer of power to a civilian government. The union said that it rejects the military’s plan to lead the transition for two years. The US has also said that it will […]

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WARRING PARTIES AGREE TO WITHDRAW FORCES FROM HODEIDAH: UN

The United Nations has said that Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to withdraw forces from the port city of Hodeidah. UN Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths said that if redeployment happens, it would be the first voluntary withdrawal. He said he has received assurances from Houthis that they would support Yemen’s government. Griffiths said that […]

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SUDANESE PROTESTERS DEMAND TRANSITIONAL MILITARY COUNCIL DISSOLUTION

Sudanese Protesters have demanded the dissolution of the Transitional Military Council. The demonstrators have called for a new interim civilian ruling council to be formed. Demonstrators have rejected any role of the military in the government. Despite the 30-year rule of President Omar Al Bashir brought to an end, the Sudanese protesters continue their demonstrations. […]

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UN-BACKED GOVERNMENT CALLS FOR CEASEFIRE IN LIBYA

Libya’s UN backed Government has called for an end to the fighting that has claimed over 150 lives so far. In press conference, Libyan Government Ministers called for a political dialogue with eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar. For the past two weeks Libya’s capital Tripoli has been a 24/7 active battle front. The war for […]

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