Iran’s increased arms production and export raises critical concerns over human rights and regional stability.
Recent data from Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) coupled with records from Care4Calais shed light on the acute dangers that many asylum seekers coming to the UK face in their homelands.
This report examines the UK arms export to Yemen 2012-2022
10 people were killed and over 20 injured in east Baghdad, on Saturday 29 Oct, when an IED planted underneath a vehicle detonated and caused a nearby gas tanker to explode.
On 28 September, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards fired missiles and drones into nothern Iraq’s Kurdish region, killing 13 and injuring 58.
Iran: Country overview The Islamic Republic of Iran has a population of 80 million and is located on the Eastern shores of the Persian Gulf, bordering Iraq, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Since the overthrown of the monarchy in 1979, Iran has been a Shia-ruled Islamic Republic. President Hassan Rouhani, winning the presidential election in […]
One of the most exciting technological developments in armed violence reduction may be the ability to predict and forecast where future violence will occur. But how are these predictions derived and exactly how useful are they? The future is a Tom Cruise science fiction film In the film Minority Report, based on a short story […]
Zeina Khodr is a roving correspondent for Al Jazeera who focuses on the Arab world, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Khodr has worked in the news industry for over 15 years, including posts at Al Jazeera’s online and Arabic language services, MBC, Emirates Dubai Television, the BBC’s World Service and CNN. Her reporting on the fall […]
Scott Peterson is Istanbul bureau chief for the Christian Science Monitor, and covers the Middle East from Istanbul, Turkey. Peterson joined The Monitor in 1996 as the Moscow bureau chief, during which time he covered events from Algiers to Beirut to Tehran, as well as Russia and Central Asia. In 1999, he travelled with the […]
Ramita Navai is a British-Iranian journalist and a reporter for Channel 4’s foreign affairs series Unreported World. Navai worked as the Tehran correspondent for The Times from 2003 to 2006, and covered events such as parliamentary and presidential elections, human rights cases and the escalating nuclear crisis. She has reported from Afghanistan in 2005 investigating […]
Nima Elbagir is an award-winning Sudanese foreign correspondent for CNN. She began her career working for Reuters in 2002, where she was one of the first journalists to give inside reports on the conflict in Darfur. She then worked for Channel 4, where she freelanced from Kabul and reported for the ‘Unreported World’ documentary series. […]
Nadezhda Kevorkova is a war correspondent for Russia Today. She has covered the Arab Spring, military and religious conflicts, and the anti-globalisation movement. Her work as a reporter has taken her to Egypt, Sudan, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan and Azerbaijan, among others. She covered the ‘Gaza Freedom Flotilla’ in 2008, 2010 and […]