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U.S. withdraws from UNESCO, the U.N.’s cultural organization, citing anti-Israel bias

The United States will withdraw from UNESCO at the end of next year, the US State Department said on October 12, to stop accumulating unpaid dues and make a stand on what it said is anti-Israel bias at the U.N.’s educational, science and cultural organization. In notifying UNESCO of the

How the North Korean Crisis reached saturation point in 2017

How the North Korea Crisis reached saturation point in 2017

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) conducted a series of missile and nuclear tests in 2017 that demonstrated the country's ability to launch ballistic missiles beyond its immediate region and suggested that North Korea's nuclear weapons capability was developing at a faster rate than had been assessed by the U.S. intelligence community. This, coupled

Qatar Crisis: Why Qatar was isolated, is there an immediate chance of reconciliation between Arab neighbours?

Qatar Crisis

What is Qatar crisis?  Powerful Arab countries broke their diplomatic and other relations with Qatar, a tiny oil- and gas-rich Gulf state over its alleged support for terrorism. Qatar refused to comply with an initial list of 13 demands, saying it would not agree to any measures that threatened its sovereignty