Abraham Accords
Iraq bill against ties with Israel Iraqi parliament introduces bill to criminalize establishment of relations with Israel

The bill is considered to be an attempt to block the growing US pressure on Arab countries to “normalize” relations with Israel under its so-called Abraham Accords

Opposition movement demands disbanding of US naval base in Bahrain Opposition movement in Bahrain demands disbanding of US naval base, withdrawal of all foreign troops

Bahrain, ruled by the Al-Khalifa dynasty, is one of the closest allies of the US in the Persian Gulf region. It hosts the Fifth Fleet of the US Navy since 1995 and has developed close relations with Israel despite popular opposition 

Amidst widespread condemnation, first ever Arab-Israel summit concludes in Negev

In an apparent attempt to strategize against Iran, foreign ministers from Egypt, UAE, Bahrain and Morocco met with Israel and the US

Millions across India protest Modi government’s anti-worker policies and other stories

Today we look at the landmark 2-day general strike by Indian workers; a 2nd failed vacancy motion against Peru’s President Castillo, and more

Israel, Bahrain sign security cooperation pact after normalizing ties and other stories

Today we look at the security agreement between Israel and Bahrain, recent coups in West Africa and the ECOWAS response, and more

Bahrain-Israel security deal Bahrain becomes second Arab country to sign military pact with Israel 

Going against their long-term commitment to the Palestinian cause formalized through the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002, Bahrain and the UAE signed normalization deals with Israel in 2020. Morocco also signed a similar deal

Morocco drives a war in Western Sahara for its phosphates

After decades of broken promises, the situation in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara has worsened as Morocco has restarted the war and thwarted diplomatic solutions

Latin American and Caribbean states ratify unity against imperialism and other stories

Today we look at the final agreement signed at the 20th Summit of ALBA-TCP in Cuba, rising casualties after a major fuel tank explosion in Haiti, and more

US-UAE arms deal UAE suspends discussions on arms deal with US over concerns about relations with China

The arms deal included the sale of 50 F-35 fighter jets, 18 armed reaper drones, air-to-air and air-to-ground munitions and other advanced weaponry by the US to the UAE

Moroccans protest normalization of ties with Israel

On November 29, the the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, protests were held in Rabat against the normalization of relations with Israel and an agreement that was signed between the countries a few days before

WHO members states agree to form global treaty on pandemic response and other stories

Today we look at the WHO session on a global pandemic treaty, an IACHR ruling on the death of an El Salvadoran woman who was jailed after a miscarriage, and more

Despite setbacks, Western Sahara continues struggle for self-determination

Mahjoub Maliha of CODESA (Collective of Saharawi Human Rights Defenders) speaks to Peoples Dispatch on the developments since last November in Western Sahara and the way ahead for the Saharawi struggle for self-determination

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