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International Response Israel-HamasFebruary 2024OpinionMiddle East

Policy Maker’s Motivations for the Continuation of the War in Gaza

Whether it is morally right or wrong for the United States to further support Israel during the Hamas conflict is not for me to decide, yet the fact remains that policy makers are financially benefiting from continued strife and conflict, especially in the Middle Eastern region. Because the United States politicians benefit from increased conflict in that area, the US will continue to aid in the continuation of the war.

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2024January 2024Middle EastHuman Rights Law

ICJ Rules on South Africa’s Genocide Case Against Israel

The ICJ ruled that Israel should prevent acts of genocide and the ICJ ruled there was plausible reason to believe there was a genocide being committed. South Africa invoked Article 9 of the Genocide Convention, which, provides guidelines for resolving disagreements between parties about how the convention should be interpreted, applied, or fulfilled.

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2024January 2024

Conflict with Houthi Militants Escalates in Red Sea

This collective sentiment has garnered a heightened sense of pride and unity against what the population sees as the common enemy- Israel. Moreover, as prominent global actors, including the U.S., engage in dialogue and negotiations with the Houthi faction, the Yemeni population has begun to see the Houthis as a more legitimate governmental body, despite not being officially recognized as Yemen’s government.

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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 2023WorldWorldInternational NewsMiddle EastHuman Rights LawConflict and Security

Al-Shifa Under Attack: Israeli Aggression targets Gaza Hospital System

As Israeli forces advance their attacks on the hospital and surrounding areas, the international community has raised concerns for the sick, injured, and displaced. According to Al Jazeera, Israel’s total siege of the area has depraved over 650 patients, 500 medical staff, and approximately 5,000 to 7,000 displaced individuals sheltering in Al-Shifa of electricity and fuel.

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