Daily Archives: July 25, 2020

Jordan Arrests Leaders of Teachers Union in Opposition Crackdown

AMMAN, JORDAN – Jordanian security forces arrested leading members of the opposition-run teachers union Saturday, raided its offices and shut it down for two years, escalating a confrontation with a group that has become a leading source of dissent. Prosecutors

Ethiopia Fuels Regional Tensions with Next Phase of Blue Nile River Mega-Dam

WASHINGTON – After Ethiopia acknowledged this week it has begun to fill the reservoir at its massive dam on the Blue Nile River, observers worry that neighboring countries may feel they are running out of options to respond to a