Amnesty International and more than 200 other non-governmental organisations have called for a global arms embargo on Myanmar given the continuing violent crackdown by the military on protesters following the coup there in February. “It is time for the UN Security Council to use its unique powers to impose a[…]
The United Nations Security Council has resoundingly rejected a bid by the United States to extend a global arms embargo on Iran. In the Security Council vote on Friday, Washington got support only from the Dominican Republic for its resolution to indefinitely extend the embargo, leaving it far short of[…]
A Kuwaiti news agency has reported details of Qatar’s response to the demands made by the “embargo countries”. The details, claims a source familiar with the affair, were handed to the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, by Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani from Qatar. #QatarGate[…]
The United States (US) earned significant praise earlier this year after President Barack Obama sought to improve relations with the Caribbean nation of Cuba, making moves to lift a more than 50 year embargo against the Western Hemisphere’s only remaining communist state. Whilst restrictions still remain, there has been a[…]
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