Ceasefire but no resolution in Lebanon
Hezbollah claims victory, but UN Resolution 1701 is a defeat for Lebanon’s sovereignty. The cease-fire that began at 8 a.m. local time last Monday between Hezbollah and Israel was founded on UN Resolution 1701, which provides Israel with an international force to protect its borders and removes Lebanon’s right to defend itself from an aggressor.Recalling all previous resolutions, the text that...
Life in Egypt without a VISA
Filipino domestic workers still come to Egypt to work, despite warnings from the Philippine government. There are thought to be 4,178 Filipinos currently living in Egypt, of which 2,300 are said to have complete travel papers; the other 1,878 are thought to be illegal immigrants. The risks of working in Egypt are high and the chances of getting caught without a VISA make ordinary tasks such as...