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Another week to round up!

International Politics


– Lawmakers and officials in the U.S. are closely following what is happening in Ukraine in terms of their military and economy

– International sanctions on Iran may be lifted should the international deal be made

– The Islamic State welcomed Boko Haram as loyal allies in their fight against the West

– A U.S. general said at least 100 individuals from left the Caribbean to join ISIL

Middle East

– The United Nations found at least 14 million children at risk due to the Syrian civil war

– Meanwhile, the U.S. called for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to resign from his position

– As the World Bank announces it will stop its operations in Yemen, states in the Gulf called for peace talks with the Huthi government

– The Iraqi military is pressing forth to capture Tikrit from ISIS

Asia and Oceania

– The elites in China, despite holding much of the power, prefer to live overseas for a more comfortable life

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.