Summary: COP28 ended with a transition not a phase out but significant commitments were made to undertake meaningful climate action.
Summary: a Jewish Canadian who has written plays about the Israel/Palestine conflict offers insights and calls for international intervention as neither side is capable of finding a road to the fair and equitable peace that the majority on both sides yearn for.
Summary: while Syria’s Bashar al-Assad basks in the mostly friendly embrace of his Arab counterparts, Canada and the Netherlands are taking the dictator and his regime to the International Court of Justice in The Hague.
Summary: as he systematically deconstructs the last vestiges of Tunisia’s experiment in democracy many are wondering what the Tunisian president’s end game is or if he has an end game at all.
Summary: a meeting shrouded in secrecy may move the Taliban away from their fanatical repression of women and girls.
Summary: the decision by UNGA was hailed as a significant breakthrough for the cause of Palestinian rights, even as Netanyahu inaugurates the most extreme government in Israel’s history.
Summary: will the energy price rise caused by Putin’s war in Ukraine allow Algeria to return to a position of power and prominence in North Africa and the wider Middle East?
Summary: while a temporary truce continues to hold thousands of prisoners languish in Houthi, IRG and UAE-supported STC jails in appalling conditions, their plight largely ignored by the outside world.
Summary: a landmark decision by a French court confirms the charge of complicity of the world’s largest cement manufacturer in crimes against humanity over its dealings with the Islamic State in Syria.
Summary: Morocco implements new legislation regarding the production and sale of cannabis but full decriminalisation is still a long way off.