Press Review 7.2.18

Last update: 2022-04-22 09:55:11

After peace talks failed Saturday, and deadly airstrikes continued in Syria killing at least 75 people, talks resumed between Syrian opposition forces and Russian negotiators on Sunday in small-rebel held town in South-Western Syria, according to Al-Jazeera. However, activists and local rebels refuse to accept that a deal has been reached, explain Suleiman Al-Khalidi, Angus McDowall for Reuters.


New Interior Minister of Italy Matteo Salvini has called for all ports in Italy to be closed to NGO migrant ships, affecting the work of major NGOs that aim to ease trauma of migration such as Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). NGOs will be forced to rethink policy on migration aid after new EU immigration deal was reached last week, according to writers of the Guardian.


Emtithal Mahmoud aims to challenge the stereotypes spread about young, black, Muslim women across the world through performance and poetry, writes Alison Flood for the Guardian. Read about the life of Mahmoud and how she has channeled her experiences here.


Following the Brussels EU summit last week, UK sets out to meet plans for Brexit before the country’s planned leave of the EU in March of 2019. According to BBC News, part of these necessary plans require a new way of handing UK border customs. The new plans for customs have been discussed and will be revealed by the Prime Minister on Friday.