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International Politics

Overall

– An insight into the complex world of global capitalism and how it ties into geo-politics and nationalism

A new report found nine countries throughout the globe where minorities are at most risk for being killed

– Iran’s Supreme Leader criticizes Western efforts to curb Iranian missile development ahead of fresh talks

Middle East

– Tamar Aviyah, an Israeli citizen who volunteers with African refugees in Israel, explains to The Real News violations of international law committed against such refugees

– Over the weekend, 25 people were killed in Iraq by both the army and militants

– Iran announces a copy of a downed U.S. drone will soon start its testing phase

– Senior Iranian officials claim Bashar al-Assad won the war in Syria and the Western-backed rebels have failed

– In Yemen, a suicide car bomber killed 11 police officers and wounded 15; In Afghanistan, a suicide car bomber killed five people and wounded 36

Africa

– The governor of Borno, Nigeria claims he has information on the girls abducted by Boko Haram and passed it to the military; Meanwhile, Israel offered its help to Nigeria to find the girls

– Two days after a ceasefire was signed, fighting was reported in South Sudan between the military and rebels

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Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan is a freelance journalist in Queens, NY and written for publications such as The Nation, In These Times, Truthout and more.