“The water is back,” one family member would announce in a mix of excitement and panic, often very late at night. The moment such an announcement was made, my whole family would start running in all directions to fill every tank, container or bottle that could possibly be filled. Quite often, the water would last for a few minutes, leaving us with a collective sense of defeat, worrying about the very possibility of survivingGaza’s Forthcoming Crisis Might Be Worse Than Anything We Have Ever Seen
As someone who has written about multiple wars the US has engaged in, I’d have to say the US has no moral authority to condemn another nation on civilian casualties. I don’t think there is another nation on this planet, in our more ‘modern times’ that has killed more civilians than the US. That’s just reality.Can the US Credibly Condemn Russian Attacks on Civilians?
Samizdat | April 3, 2022 Moscow will convene an extraordinary meeting of the UN Security Council over the incident in the Ukrainian town of Bucha, Russia’s deputy permanent representative with the organization, Dmitry Polyansky said Sunday. Ukraine has accused Russia of massacring civilians in the town, while Moscow dismissed the incident as staged by the Kiev forces.Russia demands UN Security Council meeting over Bucha massacre
MEMO | April 3, 2022 The British government’s plans to designate Yemen’s Houthi movement as a terrorist group risk worsening the humanitarian crisis in the country, leading aid agencies have warned in a letter to cabinet ministers.UK plans to designate Yemen’s Houthis as terrorists risk disaster warns aid agencies
Militant group follows through on promise to outlaw opium production in Afghanistan, world’s biggest supplier of illicit heroinTaliban bans poppy cultivation
Phony US/Western claims about Russian war crimes in Ukraine are part of relentlessly bashing the country and its leadership with fake news.Odds and Ends on Russia’s Special Military Campaign
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National Assembly deputy speaker Qasim Khan Suri dismissed the move against Khan on Sunday, terming it against Article 5 of the Constitution.Pakistan Parliament dismisses no-confidence motion against Khan
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