Eastern Mediterranean

US – Russia Key Dialogue on Ukraine

On January 10, 2022, the US and Russian officials met in Geneva. They are to discuss on several issues including the tensions around Ukraine. Why has the dialogue come up? The US and other western countries are under the fear ..



What are Medicanes?

The Mediterranean hurricanes are called medicanes. The scientists have recently warned that these hurricanes have now become more frequent lately. This is mainly due to human induced climate change. How are medicanes different from tropical cyclones? The medicanes are usually ..


Turkey renews talk on sharing resources with Greece

Turkey’s Foreign Minister has said that Turkey is in favour of talks with Greece on the resources of Mediterranean Sea. It would lead to the fair sharing of resources in the eastern Mediterranean, where the two countries are locked in ..


Mohammad Shtayyeh sworn-in as new prime minister of Palestine

Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh has been sworn-in as the new prime minister of the State of Palestine by President Mahmoud Abbas at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The 18th Palestinian government since the establishment of the Palestinian ..

US pulls forces from Libya

The US military on Sunday relocated many of its troops from Libya. The fighting in Libya has increased. But the US has temporarily relocate the forces from Libya in the midst. The troops protect the diplomatic facilitates in the country. ..

Malta: Three teens charged over hijacking refugee ship

Three teens have been charged in Malta for their alleged role in hijacking of a merchant ship that had rescued them from off the coast of Libya. They have been charged with an act of terrorism. The teens had been ..