Day: July 12, 2020

Syrian Kurds Alarmed Over UN Security Council Vote on Aid

July 12, 2020

Kurdish officials in northeast Syria are expressing disappointment following a vote by the United Nations Security Council that failed to address “the deteriorating humanitarian situation” in that part of the war-torn country. The U.N. Security Council on Saturday approved a resolution authorizing an international program that will deliver aid to the rebel-held northwest Syrian province […]

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4 Killed in Protests Calling for Mali’s President to Resign

July 12, 2020

Mali’s president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has dissolved the country’s constitutional court, after four people were killed in street protests over the weekend. Additionally, Keita said Sunday he would follow ECOWAS recommendations to re-run some contested legislative elections held in March. Opposition leaders said that Keita’s concessions, including dissolving the constitutional court, was not enough to […]

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