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Late Night: The Roundup

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It’s Friday today folks. What are you looking forward to this weekend?

International Politics

Overall

– Gareth Porter: “US Sanctions Relief Fails, Threatening the Nuclear Talks

– Journalist Nathan Fuller explains those journalists who advocated for the war in Libya three years ago were rewarded with more access

Middle East

– While mainstream outlets focus on the crimes of the Islamic State in Iraq, there are crimes committed by Western-backed militias that cannot be ignored

Africa

– The Egyptian government is ramping up its campaign against human rights groups and NGOs operating inside the country

– A group claiming to be Islamic State took responsibility for an attack where 31 people were killed in a bombing last month in Egypt

Europe 

– There were protesters in Romania over voting for the presidential election

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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.