Can Yemen, a victim of its history, overcome its antagonisms?

Authors and translators : Hugues Buisson and Lucas Roulx Lire la version française On September 6, Martin Griffiths a UN Special Envoy for Yemen, met a delegation of belligerents to prepare peace consultations. Only three days later, the agency France-Presse announced the death of seventy-three Houthi rebels and eleven pro-government fighters around Hodeida, a highly …

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Syria bombings: A legitimate decision, yet illegal?

Lire la version française Author and translator: Candice Labidi On Saturday 14th April, United States, France and United Kingdom launched their missiles on Syria. They targeted the production and storage site of chemical weapons. This raid was a shock wave in the International Community: Was-it legal? Was it legitimate? What is the position of the …

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Jerusalem: the thrice holy city and bone of contention in the Middle East

Lire la version française Author: Clara CHPOUN. Translated by:  Ny Aina RAMANGASALAMA. Last December, the President of the United States of America Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel, jeopardizing an already stalled peace process. “It is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel”[1]were the words pronounced by Donald …

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An Iranian upheaval, between popular claims and external confrontations

Lire la version française Author : Clara CHPOUN. Since the 28th of last December, Iran falls prey to a massive popular discontent. The country has known 5 days of demonstrations, the violence of which caught the world in shock[1]. The people of Iran are demanding the recovery of an economy affected by the Western sanctions …

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The forgotten conflict of the Caucasus

Lire la version française Author : Guillaume LANG. Translation by : Chloé BLANCH. The Caucasus is a region of the world landlocked between Russia, Turkey and Iran. Due to the isolation of these three great powers, the Caucasus has always been influenced by other countries and has never managed to create a true Caucasian identity. Yet, …

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Le Kurdistan irakien : la voie vers l’indépendance ?

Auteur : Naïm REMTOLA. « Comment la communauté internationale peut-elle attendre de nous que nous fassions encore partie de l’Irak après de tels crimes ? » a déclaré Khalat Barzani, conservateur de musée dans la ville kurde de Barzan au nord de l’Irak. Depuis plus d’un siècle, le peuple Kurde est à la « recherche …

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Qatar-Arabie Saoudite : une guerre diplomatique qui se joue à Paris ?

Auteur : Saïd BELAMRAOUAH. Après un début de saison sans faute pour le Paris Saint-Germain, toujours invaincu en Ligue 1 comme au niveau Européen, le PSG se rêve aujourd’hui à dépasser les Quarts de finale en Ligue des Champions et réaliser une saison au triomphe total. Une ambition à laquelle aspire aussi le leadership du …

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