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Saudi Arabia has ordered Lebanon’s ambassador to leave by Sunday

Saudi Arabia has ordered Lebanon’s ambassador to leave by Sunday over “insulting” comments by a Lebanese minister. The Gulf kingdom also imposed a blanket ban on all imports from Lebanon. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Kuwait then took diplomatic action in solidarity with Saudi Arabia. It comes days after remarks by Lebanon’s information […]

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Climate activists boycott climate conference over vaccine inequality

As world leaders from 190 nations convene in Glasgow, Scotland for the Climate Change Conference Sunday, leading climate activists are preparing to sit these talks out. Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has garnered global attention for her demands on climate reform, has said she will be protesting the talks to draw attention to another issue – vaccine inequality. TOPSHOT – […]

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Cop26 failure could mean mass migration and food shortages

Cop26 failure could mean mass migration and food shortages, says Boris Johnson. Ahead of G20 meeting, PM warns of ‘difficult geopolitical events’ echoing those that ended Roman empire. A failure by world leaders to commit to tackling the climate emergency at the Cop26 summit in Glasgow could prompt “very difficult geopolitical events” including mass migration […]

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Sudanese security forces kill two as anti-coup protests resume

Thousands of protesters returned to the streets to support the country’s democratic transition which was derailed following a military takeover earlier this week. Hundreds of protesters gathered in the capital Khartoum and its twin cities of Omdurman and Khartoum-North. (AFP) Sudanese security forces have killed two people during protests against this week’s military coup. “Two […]