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What in the World? Weekly Quiz - December 23-29, 2019

The United States provided updated analysis of THIS attack in a report to the United Nations Security Council on December 19th. U.S. Special Envoy for Iran, Brian Hook, said the newly-declassified information was more evidence that Tehran was behind THIS attack. “The UAVs flew into Saudi Arabia from the north, and the recovered debris is consistent with Iranian-produced materiel,” he said.

September 14, 2019 drone and UAV attack against Abqaiq oil refinery.
June 25, 1996, drone and UAV attack at Khobar Towers.
April 1, 2018 drone and UAV attack on oil tanker SS Kharg Island.
August 17, 2019 drone and UAV attack at the U.S. Consulate in Jeddah.

Former Education Minister and American University of Beirut professor Hassan Diab was selected to be Lebanon’s new prime minister after receiving support from the parliamentary bloc of THIS Shia political and militant group.

Muslim Brotherhood
Revolutionary Guard
Hamas
Hezbollah
Thousands of protestors blocked streets in Baghdad and cities across the south of Iraq in the run up to Sunday’s deadline for THIS. An uprising against corruption, poor social services, and high unemployment in Iraq has led to at least 400 deaths across the country since October 1.
President Salih to resign from office
Parliament’s largest bloc to name a candidate for prime minister
Security forces to retreat from predominantly-Shiite Basra
Nationalization of Iraqi oil fields

In a significant breakthrough for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the UK Parliament voted to do THIS in the aftermath of Johnson’s electoral victory. Running on a pledge to “get Brexit done,” Johnson won the largest Conservative majority since Margaret Thatcher, which provided the votes necessary to pass THIS.

Move forward with a new Brexit referendum
Approve a UK-US trade deal
Commit the UK to leaving the EU on January 31
Recall the UK’s MEPs from the European Parliament

In the preliminary results from Afghanistan’s September elections, THIS current president appears to have narrowly won a second term. Though HIS main challenger rejected the outcome as illegitimate, the victory could give HIM the authority he has long sought to demand a leading role in peace talks with the Taliban.

Abdullah Abdullah
Ilham Aliyev
Adil Abdul-Mahdi
Ashraf Ghani

Cuba has announced its first THIS in more than 40 years after revolutionary leader Fidel Castro scrapped the post in 1976. The change comes as part of a new constitution passed earlier this year, though critics suggest this is purely a cosmetic move and that the Communist Party and the military remain the only two real decision-making institutions on the island.

Catholic bishop
Attorney general
Prime minister
Human rights monitor

THIS African Sahel country has launched an investigation into crimes committed in THIS region by former President Omar al-Bashir. Ten years after the International Criminal Court issued a warrant for the arrest of its former leader, the country’s new transitional government has suggested that all types of crimes committed by “former regime leaders” would be investigated and could result in trials abroad.

Central African Republic; Dar El Kuti
Somalia; Somaliland
Sudan; Darfur
Democratic Republic of Congo; Bukavu

Russian officials have announced that THIS will proceed, despite US sanctions against companies involved with the plan that were signed into law by President Trump as part of a December defense bill. The United States has opposed THIS because it is expected to expand Russia’s influence in the European economy and politics.

Gas pipeline projects connecting Russia to Germany and Turkey
Participation of Russia in the EU’s “European Neighbourhood Policy”
Creation of a joint space research facility between Russia and Spain
Construction of nuclear power plants in Russian-occupied regions of Ukraine

Prime Minister Modi has vehemently defended a controversial new citizenship law that does THIS, accusing opposition parties of stoking fear and spreading lies about the measure. Following protests across the country wherein 20+ people have died, Indian authorities have suspended internet access and public transportation, and over 50 legal challenges have already been filed against the law in India’s top court.

Makes religion a criterion for citizenship
Introduces a birth-right citizenship constitutional amendment
Repatriates Pakistani and Bangladeshi citizens
Revokes citizenship from LGBTQ+ Indians
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo strongly rebuked Russia and China for vetoing a UN Security Council resolution that would have done THIS, arguing that the two countries had “[placed] the lives of millions of innocent civilians in the balance at the height of winter.”
Authorized the creation of the new UN Climate Council
Allowed cross-border humanitarian aid for Syria
Prohibited the distribution of marijuana across countries that have legalized it
Facilitated intelligence-sharing on human trafficking networks
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