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Clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno Karabakh raise international concerns

Nagorno-Karabakh is a breakaway region of Azerbaijan with an Armenian ethnic majority. Governments of both the Transcaucasian countries have accused each other of violating the 1994 ceasefire agreement after fighting along the border broke out on Sunday

US troops withdraw from Iraq US announces withdrawal of thousands of troops from Iraq

The US administration of Donald Trump has attempted to portray the move as the fulfilment of one of his central electoral promises before the upcoming presidential elections in the US, scheduled in November

Israeli attacks in Syria Israeli warplanes bomb targets in Syria

The official Syrian SANA news agency stated that the airstrikes caused significant material damage to Syrian government property, adding that no Syrians, civilian or military, were injured

How do you resist a hybrid war amid a pandemic?

The Tricontinental Institute for Social Research launched a new study about the recent attacks led by US against Venezuela amid the pandemic

A universal appeal for humanity to end militarism and stop war

Why the Bouficha Appeal stands for the aspirations of people who want an end to militarized violence on earth.

Iran anti-war bill in tatters after Trump veto and Senate failure to uphold it

The presidential veto is set to be challenged in the US Congress, where the resolution would require a two-thirds majority in both houses to override the veto

Defunding the World Health Organization: Unethical, cruel, and dangerous for the world

Ariel Gold of CODEPINK discusses the decision of the US to pull funding from the World Health Organization and the impact that this has on the world

US Patriot missiles in Iraq US deploys Patriot missile systems in Iraq

The missiles have been deployed to Ain al-Assad and Erbil bases in Iraq, both of which recently suffered missile and rocket attacks. Iran has condemned the deployment as a bid to increase tensions in west Asia

Syria COVID death War-ravaged Syria records its first COVID-19 death

Most of the medical facilities in the country have been affected due to the decade-long war. Conditions in areas controlled by anti-government forces and in the overcrowded refugee camps are especially bad

Plea to lift sanctions amid COVID-19 outbreak taken to the UN

Human rights reports indicate that sanctions are impeding the access to essential medicines and medical equipment in the sanctions-hit countries

Covid-19 Pandemic Poses Fundamental Challenges to all Societies

Quick and widespread testing and quarantine will help tackle the spread of Covid-19, not ultra-nationalism or hyper-capitalism.

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