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EP resolution against Iran Iran warns of retaliatory measures if EU member countries designate IRGC a terrorist organization   

Last week, the European parliament adopted a resolution asking member countries to designate the IRGC a terrorist organization over its alleged “terrorist activities, suppression of protests, and supplying of drones to Russia”

Russia-Ukraine grain deal Russia-Ukraine grain deal extended by four months

The deal was set to expire on November 19. Turkey and the UN mediated the grain deal in July following global concern regarding the worsening food crisis, particularly in countries of Asia and Africa

EU and UK impose fresh sanctions on Iran over alleged drone supplies to Russia

Iran and Russia have denied the allegations are drones are being sold to the latter for the war in Ukraine. Iran said that such information was being spread with malicious intent

OPEC+ oil production cut In major setback for US and EU, OPEC+ decides to cut global oil production

The decision may further exacerbate the energy crisis in European countries that are struggling to diversify supply after the G7 imposed a price cap on Russian oil

The West is experiencing a contraction of its power, not necessarily its decline

The strategists of the hegemonic country of the West, the US, without realizing the flagrant contraction, show unlimited ambition.

Mapping Faultlines: How the West’s attempt to crush Russia’s economy is failing

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha describes the latest developments in the energy wars as the west’s strategy of ruining Russia’s economy flounders

What’s stopping the revival of the Iran nuclear deal?

Rania Khalek talks about the obstacles to the revival of the Iran nuclear deal. She explains how the deal is stuck at the final phase due to the unwillingness of the US to take the necessary steps

EU sanctions on Russia European Union reaches agreement to ban Russian oil imports 

The sanctions will immediately impact two-thirds of Russian crude oil imports which are transferred via the sea. Following opposition by Hungary, the remaining one-third which is supplied through the Druzhba pipeline is temporarily exempt

Nearly 193 million people faced food insecurity in 2021, says UN report  

Wars and conflicts were directly responsible for the food insecurity faced by more than two-third (139 million) of the total affected population in 2021, claimed the Global Report on Food Crisis released on Wednesday  

NATO countries gear up to supply more weapons to Ukraine

Germany, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, and Romania are among the countries that have pledged the supply of more weapons to Ukraine. The US has already announced a billion dollars worth of arms supplies in a week

Eat NATO for Breakfast: Abolish Frontex and demilitarize Europe’s borders

The war in Ukraine has revealed the double standards in how the EU treats refugees. What are the roots of this hypocrisy, and why must we fight it?

Why Europe needs to take a hard look at itself

Because it has proved to be incapable of dealing with the causes of the Ukraine crisis, Europe is now condemned to deal with its consequences.