Tag: Conflict

Explained: The Taliban

Ethnic map of Afghanistan

Over the past few days, and weeks, the news of the Taliban’s swift takeover of Afghanistan has shocked the western world. With its rise to power come fears of reprisal killings against the west’s Afghan partners, the repealing of women’s rights hard won over the last 20 years and return to pre-2001 living standards for

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Fragile ceasefire tested in Gaza

Man speaks to pro-Palestinian protestors in London

Israeli Defense Forces confirmed fresh airstrikes in Gaza last night (July 3) in response to incendiary balloons it claims were launched from the territory. This is the latest of several cross-border actions by both sides since a ceasefire took hold on May 21, ending the conflict which claimed the lives of over 250 Palestinians and

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