ISIS retains global influence

Despite major setbacks, the Islamic State continues to wield influence worldwide. By Erin Viner The terror group, also known by its Arabic acronym Daesh, lost its second leader in 2…

African Union refuses to revoke Israel’s status

The Palestinian Authority (PA), Algeria and South Africa tried to oust Israel from the organization. By Erin Viner The dispute erupted on Saturday at the annual opening of the African…

Rising concern over Red Sea locust swarms 

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is reporting that the Desert Locust situation has improved in Southwest Asia but remains serious in Yemen and parts of…

Israel-UAE deal set to be signed 15 September

Israel and the United Arab Emirates are set to ratify their agreement to normalize ties with a signing ceremony at the White House on 15 September 2020. Israeli Prime Minister…

Locusts continue to plague Africa & Mideast

Aerial and ground control operations by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) remain in effect in many parts of Africa and the Middle East to prevent…