Israel and Hezbollah have been engaging in fierce fighting this month, with Israel’s military shelling in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley in early September representing the most significant Israeli operation against the terrorist group since the 2006 Lebanon War. Hezbollah is considered … Read the rest
Some three years after the peace accord between the Colombian government and the leftist guerrilla movement the Revolutionary Armed Forces … Read the rest
On Monday 2 September, militants in the Niger Delta threatened to cause collateral damage to oil installations and facilities in … Read the rest
One year after the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak was confirmed in the DRC, the Congolese provinces of North Kivu and Ituri continue to see cases being reported on a weekly basis. Overall, hotspots and associated risks continued to shift with new cases being reported in previously cleared areas. This continued reporting of cases into new and previously cleared health zones from areas with sustained local transmission is a great hindrance to the control of the overall outbreak and demonstrates that the risk remains high in the region. The World Health Organization (WHO) has continued to observe a sustained local transition with a large number of cases in the Beni Health Zone.http://msrisk.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Ebola-Outbreak-Situation-Report-2-August-2019.pdf">Download PDF Report
Tensions continue to escalate in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz despite attempts by the UK and other European nations to assuage animosities between Iran and the US. New guidance has been issues for commercial vessels transiting the region.