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650 Afghans Who Helped British Forces Still Trapped One Year On

An Afghan woman is fully covered as a Taliban fighter looks on

At least 650 Afghans who helped the British Armed Forces on operations in Afghanistan, are still trapped in the country despite having been accepted under the UK Government’s relocation scheme – ARAP. A written question by a Labour MP saw Defence Minister James Heappey MP reveal that at last count, 650 Afghans who registered and were accepted under ARAP, are

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U.S. Reviewing Aid To Rwanda Over Human Rights Concerns

The chairman of the powerful U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he would place a hold on U.S. financial aid to Rwanda over concerns about the Rwandan government’s human rights record and their role in the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Senator Robert Menendez wrote to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken asking for an immediate comprehensive

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EXC – Israel & Saudi Arabia Quietly Agree to Normalise Ties

EXCLUSIVE – Representatives from Israel and The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia quietly agreed to normalise ties on 27th June 2022. The agreement, which is broad in nature, is a landmark moment for Middle East politics. It will see the two countries, along with regional allies, work together to combat the threat from Iran, whilst equally being less reliant on Western

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MoD Scrambles To Stop British Soldiers Going AWOL To Ukraine

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is scrambling to stop and discourage serving British soldiers from travelling to Ukraine to fight Russian Forces. This comes as several troops have already gone Absent Without Leave (AWOL) stating an intention to travel to Ukraine. British authorities fear Russia may see this as Britain becoming directly involved in hostilities, not to mention the

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Kashmir – A History of Oppression & Abandonment

The final status of Kashmir is a shadow that has hung over India and Pakistan since the partition of British India in 1947. Indeed, it has been the main reason for hostilities between the two nuclear armed states over the years. While both countries initially agreed that the people of Kashmir should be allowed to decide their own future status,

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UK Soldier Killed in Rocket Attack in Iraq

A UK Soldier and two Americans have been killed following a rocket attack on their base in Iraq. The Ministry of Defence has confirmed than investigation is ongoing and the Prime Minister has described the attack as “deplorable.” At least 12 people were injured in the attack on the Taji military camp, 30 miles north of Baghdad with the US

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