More than a year and a half have passed since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. After the events of the spring of 2014, when the Russian Federation annexed Crimea and launched a separatist revolt in the Donbass, the United States was able to effectively impose its agenda in the Ukrainian crisis.
Reuters reported that, “LIBREVILLE, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Military officers in oil-producing Gabon said they had seized power on Wednesday (30 August), placing President Ali Bongo under house arrest and naming a new leader after the Central African state’s election body announced Bongo had won a third term. Saying they represented the armed forces, the […]
On 30/8/2023, a group of officers from the army, presidential guard, and security forces in Gabon announced the seizure of power, and placed Gabonese President Ali Bongo under house arrest, hours after the Electoral Commission announced that he had won a third term. It announced the cancellation of elections, the dissolution of state institutions, and […]
The BBC reported that six Afghan Muslim men thought to be in their 30s died in the English Channel on the 13th of August, 2023. The French coast guard said the vessel got into difficulty in the sea near Calais in the early hours of Saturday. Officials said Fifty-nine people – many of them Afghans […]
In the year 2023, as reported on the website ftdes.net on July 31, 2023, the following statistics were recorded: – The number of casualties of irregular migration on Tunisian coasts reached 903 victims and missing individuals.
Question The coup leaders in Niger announced on Sunday evening, 13/08/2023, (that they intend to prosecute the ousted President Mohamed Bazoum on charges of “high treason” and “undermining the security of the country.”… In their statement, the coup leaders renewed their condemnation of the sanctions imposed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) […]
Al-Jazeera reported on 16th July that, “Tunisia and EU finalise deal on migration. Brussels and Tunis sign ‘strategic partnership’ agreement that aims to combat human traffickers, boost economic ties.”
The Tunisian Presidency announced in an official statement on Sunday, 16/07/2023, the signing of a memorandum of understanding on Comprehensive and Strategic Partnership between Tunisia and the European Union in several areas, including trade enhancement and combating irregular migration, with a value exceeding 750 million euros.
Question: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) countries have held their summit in Lithuania, one of the Baltic republics located on the borders of Russia, on the 11th and 12th of July 2023. What was the result of this summit? Why was Ukraine’s request to join NATO rejected? Where will the events of the war […]
“Palestinian leader calls on world to ‘protect us,’ and his people respond with bitter laughter” according to CNN on the 14th of July after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas belatedly visited Jenin long after the ‘Israeli’ Defense Forces finished their killing spree and left the area. People were deeply critical of Abbas’s impotence, and his earlier […]
Speaking at a joint press conference with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan said, “We once again strongly condemn the despicable attack on the Holy Quran in Sweden and the fact that this attack was condoned despite our warnings.” (Hürriyet)
Pakistan’s foreign minister says he hopes the country will build stronger ties with Russia, as the South Asian country grapples with economic turmoil. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari made the remark in an exclusive interview with NHK in Tokyo on Sunday, 2 July 2023. Last month, Pakistan began importing crude oil from Russia. Bhutto said the aim […]
Question: On 14/6/2023, for the first time since the end of World War II, the German government approved a national strategy for national security, after negotiations that took more than a year between various German bodies. Does this strategy represent an end to the restrictions imposed on Germany since its defeat in World War II […]
The Balkan region remains a hot bed for ethnic tensions. The recent unrest in Kosovo again raised concerns for European countries for the stability in Europe.
[يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تَتَّخِذُوا الْيَهُودَ وَالنَّصَارَى أَوْلِيَاءَ بَعْضُهُمْ أَوْلِيَاءُ بَعْضٍ وَمَن يَتَوَلَّهُم مِّنكُمْ فَإِنَّهُ مِنْهُمْ] In recent weeks, Tunisia has witnessed an influx of European officials. On Sunday, June 11, 2023, the Italian Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni (whose visit is her second in a week), accompanied by the President of the European Commission, […]
Question: Violent demonstrations have erupted in northern Kosovo by the Serbs of the province against the police and NATO forces in the region. Serbia has put its forces on alert for the possibility of entering the province in defence of the Serb minority. A report published by the National Interest website and quoted by Al-Jazeera […]
Question: Drone experts in the United States of America saw [“that the two drones that crashed over the Kremlin last Wednesday, evaded a large number of defense systems in and around Moscow, indicating that they might be launched from inside Russia. (Al Jazeera, Reuters, 6/5/2023)]. The drone attack took place on the Kremlin Palace in […]
Last week, French President Macron shocked many in the US by appearing to side with China against the US during meetings with President Xi. Macron has been the most outspoken, but he is only one of many world leaders to visit China recently. CNN reported on the 14th of April that: “Since late last month […]
Question: Al-Jazeera.net published on its website on 4/2/2023 that the leader of the military council in Burkina Faso, Ibrahim Traore, confirmed “that his country will not cut off its diplomatic relations with France,” so how do we understand this in line with what was stated by the spokesman for the transitional government in Burkina Faso […]
The “Common Policies’ Consensus Text” of the Table of Six representing the main opposition bloc in Turkey was announced in Ankara with the participation of 6 political party leaders. The text, which is the election manifesto of the nation alliance, consists of a total of 240 pages under 9 main headings and 75 sub-headings. The […]
The Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, stated that the summoning of the Swedish ambassador to Ankara on 22 January 2023, came as a protest against the burning of the Noble Qur’an in front of the Turkish embassy building in Stockholm. Çavuşoğlu added that the Turkish ambassador to Stockholm met with the Swedish Foreign Minister, Tobias […]
Strategic Estimate is an annual report that looks at the global balance of power Download Strategic Estimate 2023 In Strategic Estimate 2023 we assess the Ukraine war from a European perspective and the EU’s energy strategy to move away from Russian energy. Germany, Europe’s industrial power-house, now finds itself wedged between the US and Russia […]
In a document adopted during the November 23 vote, the European Parliament acknowledged that Russia has carried out “indiscriminate attacks on residential areas and civil infrastructure” in Ukraine, resulting in thousands of deaths. In the occupied territories, the Russian military carries out “executions without trial, kidnappings, sexual violence, torture and other atrocities,” the resolution said. […]
Question: The 18th summit of the Francophone Organization was held in Tunisia on 19-20/11/2022 where the Tunisian president delivered an introductory speech in French. What does this organization mean and who does it serve? What is the importance of this summit for Tunisian President Kais Saied Al-Tunisia and his relationship with France? Does this mean […]
European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, delivered a speech on Thursday, October 26, 2022, which included racist statements that “Europe is a garden and the rest of the world is a jungle.” He went on with him explaining what European countries should do. He said: “The bush can invade […]
Why did Saudi Arabia, which is America’s agent, cooperate with Russia in the OPEC Plus organization to reduce oil production by large amounts, which will lead to rising of its prices, and this is opposite to America’s desires? America was angry as a result of this decision and announced a reassessment of its relationships with […]
Details: US Attempts to Further Entrap Russia through Saudi and Turkey US Apparent Conflict with Saudi Arabia over OPEC+ Turkey Inserting Itself between Russia and Europe
An agreement was signed in Istanbul between Russia and Ukraine through the mediation of the United Nations (UN) and Turkey for the resumption of grain exports from Ukrainian ports. The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan who held a speech before signing, evaluated the day of signature of the grain agreement as “a historic day”, […]
Question: In the final statement issued by the European Union at its summit in Brussels on 23-24/6/2022, under the title “Eastern Mediterranean” regarding Turkey’s relationship with Greece, especially the dispute over the Aegean Sea Islands: [“The European Union expresses deep concern over Turkey’s statements and actions recently, Turkey should show respect for the sovereignty and […]
Headlines: • Global Nuclear Arsenal Expected to Grow for First Time in Decades • Ukraine Admits Russia Is Winning in the Donbas in Plea for More Weapons • Russia Gains $100 billion on Energy Exports since Invasion of Ukraine • People in Pakistan Urged to Drink Fewer Cups of Tea