The World Next Week
Iran’s New President Takes Office, U.S. Debt Ceiling Drama, and More

Iran’s New President Takes Office, U.S. Debt Ceiling Drama, and More

July 29, 2021

Iran’s next president, Ebrahim Raisi, takes office; the suspension of the United States’ debt ceiling ends; and the summer wildfire season sets new records.

Olympics Kick Off in Tokyo, Biden and Iraq’s Al-Kadhimi Meet, and More

Olympics Kick Off in Tokyo, Biden and Iraq’s Al-Kadhimi Meet, and More

July 22, 2021

The Tokyo Olympic Games kick off in COVID-19’s shadow, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi visits U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House, and South Africans deal with the fallout from days of deadly rioting.

King Abdullah Visits the White House, Netanyahu’s Trial Resumes, and More

King Abdullah Visits the White House, Netanyahu’s Trial Resumes, and More

July 15, 2021

Jordanian King Abdullah II visits U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s trial for bribery charges resumes in Jerusalem, and world leaders convene virtually for an emergency Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting.

Bolsonaro Faces Corruption Charges, Haitians Mourn Late President, and More

Bolsonaro Faces Corruption Charges, Haitians Mourn Late President, and More

July 8, 2021

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces COVID-19 corruption charges, Haitians confront political uncertainty in the wake of President Jovenel Moise’s assassination, and China-EU talks heat up in Brussels.

Biden’s Vaccination Goal Nears, UNSC Votes on Syria Aid Pipeline, and More

Biden’s Vaccination Goal Nears, UNSC Votes on Syria Aid Pipeline, and More

July 1, 2021

The deadline for President Joe Biden’s goal of vaccinating 70 percent of Americans passes, the UN Security Council votes to maintain aid deliveries between Turkey and Syria, and the world marks UFO Day.