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Amid discontent and repression, is Egypt’s eruption inevitable?

by Jehron Muhammad

While Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was in New York addressing the United Nations General Assembly, back home his government, in response to demonstrations, began the largest wave of mass... »

Japan, India join call for permanent African seats on Security Council

by Jehron Muhammad | Oct 3, 2019 - 7:51:54 AM

World leaders gathered recently in New York City for the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, whose membership includes 193 member nations. Two non-member states include the state of Palestine and the Holy See, the area under the Pope’s jurisdiction. »

Haiti's Uncertain Future

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Oct 2, 2019 - 9:12:24 PM

WASHINGTON—Gun-wielding lawmakers, a heated political impasse, an embattled prime minister, gas shortages, business shutdowns, a closed airport, and angry street demonstrations are among reports coming out of Haiti in recent days. »

Threats, tension mark UN General Assembly in face U.S., Iran, Saudi and global conflict

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Oct 2, 2019 - 4:30:41 PM

Animosity is growing and prospects for war engulfing the Middle East didn’t decrease as heads of states, foreign ministers and ambassadors addressed the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. »

In the midst of economically-driven violence, S. Africa hosts World Economic Forum on Africa

by Jehron Muhammad | Oct 2, 2019 - 9:07:11 AM

In the midst of growing global press coverage about xenophobic violence, South Africa hosted the 28th World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town. »

Amazon tribe in Brazil patrols territory, braces for fight

by AP | Sep 24, 2019 - 2:02:41 PM

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil—Deep in the Amazon rainforest, there is talk of a looming conflict over land. The men in the Tembe indigenous group sometimes daub themselves in traditional war paint and patrol the forest. »

White monopoly of capital driving South African violence: Malema

by Jehron Muhammad | Sep 18, 2019 - 10:14:06 AM

Xenophobic violence in South Africa has received much publicity. The violence and deaths have resulted in the former White ruled apartheid state “becoming a pariah in Africa,” declared Al Jazeerah. »

Iran denies role in bombing of Saudi oil facilities

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Sep 18, 2019 - 9:31:46 AM

Iranian officials categorically dismissed the accusation, saying Washington has shifted from a failed policy of “maximum pressure” to one of “maximum lying” and “deceit” against the Islamic Republic. President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said the recent drone attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure were a proportionate Yemeni response to years of daily destruction. »

Israelis, arms deals and flooding South Sudan with weapons

by Jehron Muhammad | Sep 11, 2019 - 10:03:25 AM

In 2010 a headline in Israel’s longest continuous running newspaper, Haaretz, asked, “Why are so many Israelis arrested over illegal arms deals worldwide?” »

African Genesis Institute to build housing, school in Ghana

by Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Sep 11, 2019 - 9:57:23 AM

ACCRA, Ghana—The African Genesis Institute announced a highly ambitious plan to build housing and a school in Ghana. The organization announced the plans Aug. 22, to 95 travelers the group brought to Ghana to help celebrate the government-sponsored “Right of Return.” »

Scottish university to pay $24M in slave-trade reparation

by New York Amsterdam News | Sep 6, 2019 - 9:21:35 AM

After irrefutable evidence of its links to the trans-Atlantic slave trade were recently exposed, a Scottish university has stepped forward to offer Sterling 20 million, slightly over $24 million, as a first-step payment for its role in the worst crime against humanity. »

Art, activism and change in Sudan

by Jehron Muhammad | Sep 5, 2019 - 9:07:15 PM

Sudan’s military council and the main opposition coalition signed a power sharing agreement that is supposed to pave the way to a transition to civilian rule. »

Despite more U.S.-imposed sanctions, Maduro and Venezuelans ‘resolute,’ says activist

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Aug 28, 2019 - 10:39:51 AM

WASHINGTON—Even as more and more sanctions were announced by the Trump administration on top of strangling sanctions already in place against the Venezuela government of President Nicolás Maduro, the leader and his people remain resolute according to a friendly delegation which visited the embattled country. »

Europe’s museums and stealing African artifacts

by Jehron Muhammad | Aug 21, 2019 - 9:32:53 AM

National Public Radio recently featured a story concerning the thievery of African artifacts beginning with an audio clip from the movie “Black Panther”. »

Israel approves plans for 2,304 new settlement homes in occupied West Bank

by PressTV | Aug 14, 2019 - 3:42:29 PM

Israeli officials have advanced plans for the construction of more than 2,300 settlement homes in West Bank, as the Tel Aviv regime presses ahead with its land expropriation policies in the occupied Palestinian territories. »


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