How America and its allies are keeping tabs on Iran at sea

FOR ALMOST two decades America’s navy and its allies in the Middle East spent most of their time chasing pirates, drug smugglers and terrorists in the region’s busy waters. But a string of attacks on oil tankers in 2019—blamed on Iran—has shifted their focus. In July America launched Operation Sentinel to improve its ability to spot and respond to threats to shipping in and around the Persian Gulf.

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Africa: UN Says Cost-Sharing Key to World Refugee Crisis

[VOA] A year after the United Nation’s General Assembly adopted the Global Refugee Compact to deal with the world refugees crisis, world leaders gathered in Geneva to weigh the progress made, and pledged more than $3 billion to support refugees and about 50,000 resettlement communities.

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