News Roundup 9/1/21

by | Sep 1, 2021

News Roundup 9/1/21

by | Sep 1, 2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

Venezuela

  • Venezuela’s opposition parties will take part in the upcoming election. [Link]

Ukraine

  • Biden will meet with Ukraine’s president and offer the country over $100 million in aid. Most of the aid will be lethal arms. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • Biden says the US will continue to bomb Afghanistan. [Link]
  • Biden says confronting China is one of the reasons to end the war in Afghanistan. [Link]
  • The Treasury Department says it will allow aid to flow into Afghanistan despite sanctions against the Taliban. [Link]
  • The Taliban want other countries to reopen their embassies in Afghanistan. [Link]
  • Turkey and Qatar are in talks with the Taliban about running the Kabul airport. [Link]
  • The resistance to the Taliban report they repelled a Taliban attack, killing eight. [Link]

Middle East

  • Israeli forces killed a 39-year-old Palestinian man in the West Bank. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia and Iran plan to resume talks initiated by Iraq. [Link]
  • Iraq’s Defense Minister calls on the country’s Kurdish Peshmerga to expel Kurds who are members of the PKK. Turkey is targeting the PKK in northern Iraq. [Link]
  • Saudi-backed fighters in Yemen say they killed over 20 Houthi militants in the past 48 hours. [Link]
  • The southern Yemen city, Aden, is running short of fuel. Power could go out in the city held by the Saudi-backed government. [Link]

Africa

  • Members of Ethiopia’s Tigray People’s Liberation Front raided an aid warehouse belonging to USAID. [Link] 
  • Fighting broke out on the streets of Tripoli over control of one of Libya’s government agencies. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, assistant editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter.

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