UK Bans Hezbollah Political Branch

UK Bans Hezbollah Political Branch

Yesterday, the British Home Secretary Sajid Javid declared that the UK was planning to ban the political branch of Hezbollah, Lebanon’s Shia socio-political movement. Claiming that UK authorities were no longer able to distinguish between Hezbollah’s political and military wings, the Home Secretary decided to outlaw membership or support to this group, which has for long been accused of terrorism across the world and backed by the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Tunisia at a crossroad

After four years of consensual politics enabled by the coalition between Nidaa Tounes and Ennahda, Tunisia finds itself at a crossroad ahead of the General Elections to be held in December 2019. This report from Castlereagh Associates brings forward the political, economic and social challenges currently facing the country.