Author: Adam Garrie

Turkey Extends Another Olive Branch to Syria as Erdogan Arrives At The Syrian Border.

Hours after lambasting the United States as “untrustworthy”, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has stated that the Turkish Army and by extrapolation its proxies, have no intention of attacking the Syrian Arab Army. He further stated that Ankara shares Syria’s goal of preserving the Arab Republic’s territorial unity. This is in-line […]

India Has Bollywood, the US has Hollywood–The Arab World Needs Its Own Centralised Film Industry

For decades, the Indian film industry centred around Bollywood has been churning out professionally produced films at a faster rate than any other centralised film industry in the world. Overall, India has the world’s largest film industry, even though outside of South Asia, the most common films are generally those […]

Germany Halts Tank Deliveries To Turkey Due To Ankara’s Anti-YPG/PKK Operation

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has stated that due to German “concerns” over Turkey’s anti-YPG/PKK Operation Olive Branch in northern Syria, Berlin will suspend the delivery of Leopard tanks to Turkey. Over the last month, Turkish officials have attempted to conduct a rapprochement with Germany after Ankara-Berlin relations hit new […]

Saudi Arabia and the UAE compete for influence in the de-facto state of “South Yemen”

While the world has been distracted by Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch, a series of potentially seismic events have been occurring in Yemen.  To be precise, the political chaos has transpired not in Houthi controlled Sana’a but in Aden, the de-facto seat of power for the internationally recognised government of President Abdrabbuh […]

China Successfully Clones Two Macaque Monkeys Leading To Groundbreaking Medical Research

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has successfully cloned two macaque monkeys. This is a medically significant achievement as macaque monkeys share many biological characteristics with humans. Previous attempts in other nations to clone such animals have failed. The scientific endeavours which led to the recent success have been three years […]