Today, the world is in chaos and darkness, near and far. Human suffering and misery deepens by the day as nations plunge from crisis to crisis. Poverty, financial insecurity, starvation, genocides, brutal occupations, dictatorships, senseless wars, family breakdown, destructive lifestyles, crime epidemics, violence against women, health and education crises and other crippling problems afflict lands […]
On the 25th of December 2022, the Jordanian government ceased a drug haul on the border of Syria. One tonne of amphetamine pills smuggled in date paste at the border with Iraq. A total of six million pills of the drug known as Captagon were found inside two refrigerated lorries. It was one of the […]
Türkiye: Inflation figures for December, which concern millions of working civil servants and retired civil servants, have been announced. The rate of increase in salary of civil servants and retired civil servants has been announced. Civil servants and retired civil servant retirees will get a raise of 16,47 percent. President Erdogan updated the 2023 rate […]
Extreme poverty, disguised unemployment, political and economic chaos, outrageous wealth for a few at the expense of the majority of people, an unprecedented drop in the value of the pound against foreign currencies, eating up people’s savings, a strong decline in the standard of living, a steady increase in public debt, an unprecedented rise in […]
Several viral social media videos have struck our hearts, as poor people endure immense suffering, whilst standing in long queues for bags of flour. A 35-year-old, father of six was crushed in a stampede, in Mirpur Khas, over ten-kilogram bags of flour. People can be seen scrambling for a bag of poor quality flour, at […]
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 […]
The possible sinking of a boat in recent weeks with 180 Rohingya Muslims on board could make 2022 one of the deadliest years at sea in almost a decade for the community, a U.N. agency said, as refugees try to flee desperate conditions in Bangladesh camps. Nearly 1 million Rohingya from Myanmar are living in […]
Around half of the 170,000 registered charities in England and Wales provide some form of direct support to people (the other half either work abroad or in research, grant-giving or other areas). Between them they have around 1 million employees, and in 2019-20 they had a total income of £58.7bn, £30bn of which came from […]
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced its approval of a 46-month cooperation program for Egypt, in an amount of 3 billion US dollars, according to a statement from the IMF on Saturday 12/17/2022. The package of policies included in the program includes measures, including the permanent transition to a flexible exchange rate system and the […]
The Philippines is the country with the highest production of child abuse material. Charities have estimated that 1 in 5 children are involved in some form of exploitation, and it is commonly the parents and relatives profiteering from the abuse. The lockdowns during the Pandemic left vulnerable children trapped with financially desperate adults. Many may […]
The 25th of November 2022 marked the one-year anniversary of the death of 31 mostly Muslim migrants crossing the English Channel in a rubber dinghy. The deaths have been marked as the worst maritime disaster in the Channel for 30 years. The circumstances of the horrific events are even more disturbing.
Headlines: China Seals Gas Deal with Qatar COP27: But No Progress on Fossil Fuels
On Thursday morning, October 27, 2022, the Central Bank of Egypt raised interest rates by 200 basis points, during an exceptional meeting, so that the rate of return for deposit and lending overnight became 13.25 percent and 14.25 percent, respectively, and the Central statement included an important paragraph in which it said that: “Reform measures […]
Answering the questions of journalists about the agenda at the Presidential Complex, President Erdoğan said, “Strong nations consist of strong families. As a requirement of our ancient civilization, we are a nation made up of strong families. It is not anyone’s place to spoil the family structure of this nation. We will protect our family […]
Since the beginning of 2022, more than 45 Palestinian children have been martyred, and Jewish aggression has escalated in the West Bank and Jerusalem, during the past few weeks, which has led to the death of more children, the last of whom was the child Mahmoud Al-Samoudi, 12 years old, who died of wounds he […]
As the cost-of-living crisis intensifies in Britain, attention has turned to the scale of hunger affecting children in the country. Various media outlets have reported that child hunger is one of the biggest challenges facing schools in the UK. According to the Guardian paper, headteachers and food aid charities have said that they are struggling […]
Our Distinguished People of Tunisia: It saddens us to see the misery you are enduring and the hardship of living under a savage capitalist system that has made you suffer between fulfilling the minimum of your daily needs, after prices have risen tremendously, and emigrating and storming the waves of the sea and the unknowns […]
The BBC reported on the 23rd of September 2022 that 71 migrant refugees were found in a sinking boat off the coast of Syria. Dozens have been reported dead. Twenty of the survivors were taken to the city of Tartus to be treated in hospital. Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian women and children were among the […]
The plight of Indonesian migrant workers in Cambodia was revealed in early August. In a virtual press conference entitled ‘Indonesian Migrant Workers Emergency in Cambodia’ organized by the Migrant Care, (August 1) “Those who do not reach their targets are trafficked, beaten and electrocuted. Passports were burned, no fines were paid,” From reports received by […]
Our lands are rich, but we starve, as Democracy chains us to the IMF, with increasing taxation, interest payments, debt and inflation.
BP has reported its biggest quarterly profit for 14 years after oil and gas prices soared. The energy giant saw underlying profits hit $8.45bn (£6.9bn) between April and June – more than triple the amount it made in the same period last year.
Finance Minister Jibril Ibrahim removed the curtain from what he called “great economic news” that contribute to solving many development problems in the country. On Sunday, 24/7/2022, the Minister addressed a meeting discussing accelerating the procedures for implementing the contract of the Ministry of Minerals with the Canadian Orca Gold and Australian Perseus gold mining […]
Uganda has announced the discovery of a gold deposit of 31 million tonnes, with extractable pure gold estimated to gross 320,000 tonnes. President Museveni confirmed it in his speech addressing the nation. The deposit is estimated to be worth more than $12 trillion.
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has raised interest rates by 1.5 % to 15 %. According to the SBP’s own press conference, the increase is to slow the economy down, whilst claiming that such demand contraction is a must, otherwise high growth is unstable, worsening inflation. Even after […]
Headlines: * The Role of the West in the Plight of Indian Muslims * After Agreement with IMF, Pakistan Gets $2.3 Billion Loan from China * Ukraine War Highlights Stakes of Chinese Attack on Taiwan The Role of the West in the Plight of Indian Muslims The national spokesperson of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party […]
The world of today is still living on the impact of renewed economic crises, but it continues to be relieved of bad treatments and their distance from the serious issue of the economy, especially in light of the control of the global capitalist system and its global banks and funds in the paths of countries, […]
In the city of Bahri in the capital, Khartoum, you find a large number of people trying to sell second-hand household items that are in good condition, in order to meet the spending deficit. People who are scattered with items offered for sale are not merchants, as it appears from their appearance and way of […]
African Union President, Senegalese President Macky Sall said in statements to Radio France International that Africa will face a very serious famine, if wheat exports from Ukraine to the continent are not resumed. Sall said, during his statements that the famine “may destabilize the continent.” Referring to his meeting last week with Russian President Putin […]
The authorities in North Darfur launched an investigation into the death of two children from starvation in one of the districts of El Fasher, the state capital, two days ago. In a statement from Save the Children on Wednesday claimed it “is urgently calling on the international community to prioritize the humanitarian response in Sudan […]
Somali President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, on Thursday took the mantle of power for the second time, vowing to reconcile his country’s divided political groups, as well as relations with neighbours following years of bickering. Mr. Mohamud, who took over from Mr. Mohamed Farmaajo, said his country will remain neutral in the international space, while befriending […]