Gaza

2023November 2023WorldMiddle East

With All Eyes on Gaza, Violence in the West Bank Goes Unchecked

Violence in the West Bank has never been more palpable, and Israel risks its own security by letting violence on this scale fester. If they want to prevent the opening of a second front in their war with Hamas in the West Bank, not to mention the northern threat of Hezbollah in Lebanon, the government must hold settlers accountable for their crimes.

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2023November 2023International Response Israel-HamasFocus

FOCUS on International Response to Israel-Hamas War: Saudi Arabia

Saudia Arabia has long held a place as arguably the most influential country in the Middle East. Yet, as the world reels from the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, and nations such as Qatar and Egypt have rushed in with attempts to broker the release of hostages and send aid to Gaza, as NBC News reports, Saudia Arabia has been slow to react.

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2023October 2023

Spotlight on the Israel-Hamas War: Economic Effects

On October 18, state-organized protests in support of Palestine took place across Iran, demonstrating the potential for Iran to assume a greater role in the ongoing conflict as reported by Reuters.  According to The Guardian, the likelihood of Iran assuming an active role appears to be low, however, if Iran were to become involved, it would carry substantial implications for both the economy and oil prices. 

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October 2021Frozen ConflictsConflict and Security

FOCUS on Frozen Conflicts: Israel-Palestine

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict made recent headlines in May after Israeli forces launched devastating airstrikes on Gaza. This latest Gaza war was sparked after Israeli Defense Forces raided one of the holiest sites in Islam, the Al Aqsa Mosque, during the holy month of Ramadan. Israeli forces dispersed worshippers with flashbangs and rubber bullets, wounding nearly 300 people, reports The Guardian.

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