News and Analysis (7/6/19)

The U.S. President has “confronted Iran with a series of actions that are … as mercurial, ineffective and antagonizingly provocative as those that George III and his parliament hurled at the 13 colonies” …

… Mr. Trump, please take the hint:

The announcement that “Sudan’s opposition and military leaders tentatively pledged to hold new elections in just over three years … was greeted with tepid optimism”:

Refuting allegations “of ‘con artistry,’ Mr. Zarif said that he never asked the Americans to trust him and he never trusted them either, least of all during the negotiations of the nuclear deal”:

The private sector to the rescue! “An earlier bike-share initiative was run by the city government and was available only to men”:

“The episode has echoes of the case of a Norwegian Air jet which … was stranded in Iran for more than two months due to U.S. sanctions which prevented spare parts being sent to the Islamic Republic”:

China is reportedly separating Muslim children from their families, religion and language, and is engaged in a rapid, large-scale campaign to build boarding schools for them”:

“40 Palestinians were wounded, 22 of those by live fire, on Friday during protests along the Israel-Gaza border”:

The seizure of “the supertanker Grace 1 on Thursday for trying to transport oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions in a move which drew Tehran’s fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West”:

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