For the second year running, Time Magazine have broken with tradition and decided not to give their ‘Person of the Year’ award to an individual. Last year, the accolade went to the women of the #MeToo movement – this year it went to…
“In the official statement the President says that the United States will maintain its alliance with Saudi Arabia, saying it would be “foolish” to punish the crown prince - Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) – who has reportedly “vigorously” denied any knowledge or involvement in the killing of Mr Khashoggi.”
“Jamal Khashoggi has been missing since the 2nd of October. The disappearance of the Saudi Journalist has caused uproar across the globe as allegations of kidnapping and murder have been hurled at Saudi authorities.” Imogen explains the disappearance of the missing Saudi Journalist.
Years of political instability in the Middle East’s poorest country culminated in the outbreak of civil war in 2015 and has resulted in the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. Why do the struggles in Yemen continue to rage on, and is the UK complicit in the situation?
Geology played a cruel trick on Saudi Arabia. While blessing it with some of the world’s largest oil reserves, its natural endowment of water is one of the world’s most meagre.
'“Everything we do is in our British national interests.” These were the words of Theresa May, last year, when attempting to provide a decisive justification for the UK’s ever controversial ‘special relationship’ with Saudi Arabia. Yet for many, these words ring hollow given the vast and continual reports of human rights abuses by a Saudi regime, which appears to share very little in common with the perceived values and interests of the United Kingdom.' Read more here.
Millions in Yemen suffer while Syria grabs the headlines. Here's a brief overview of the conflict.