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We end on a soothe note with Italy.

International Politics


– Black Lives Matter even throughout Africa, a continent ravaged by imperialism, violence and exploitation

– The United Nations called for $275 million from members to help those living in Yemen

Middle East

– Gareth Porter: “The ‘Possible Military Dimensions’ Bomb That Could Blow Up the Iran Deal

– Officials in Yemen say Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula captured key weapons depot

– A new survey in Israel found surprising results such as more than one in four Israelis deciding to vote the day of elections

– Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, close with Saddam Hussein as an aide, is said to be killed as a result of fighting

– A car bomb outside a U.S. embassy in Iraq killed one person and wounded five others

– The Syrian government blamed Turkish support for allowing the Islamic State to capture a Syrian town

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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.