The economic component of the ‘deal of the century’ is expected to be announced at the summit. Palestinians say any proposal which does not address Israeli occupation is unacceptable.
For the past year, a group of Secwepemc Indigenous people have been camping in the pipeline’s path to protest the construction of the pipeline
“Any capitulation to the United States, at the cost of sovereignty and self-respect of India, is unacceptable”
This was immediately followed by US president Trump ordering an attack on several military targets in Iranian territory, only to be abruptly called off at the last minute.
The announcement also indicated a plan to form buffer states in the region by signing deals with Mexico and Guatemala
This marks a gradual withdrawal from a provision of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). As per the agreement, not complying with certain sections is allowed in case one or more signatories withdraws from the deal.
Mike Pompeo, in a press conference, accused Iran of engineering the attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, he cited unnamed intelligence reports and other vague references in support of his claim