Daily Archives: April 6, 2017


United Nations Security Council Says South Sudanese Government Is Ignoring Famine

The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has claimed that the South Sudanese Government is ignoring the current famine crisis which is occurring as a result of the prolonged civil strife in the country. Making remarks to the Security Council on March 23rd, Guterres stated that “the Government has yet to express […]


Chemical Attack In Syria Kills Dozens

On Tuesday in the Idlib province of Syria, a chemical attack killed dozens of people in a rebel-held area. The area, Khan Sheikhoun, where the attack took place is not held by the Islamic State, but by Qaeda-linked militants and a variety of other rebel groups. This attack will be marked […]


Netanyahu Announces Construction Of New West Bank Settlement Amid International Backlash

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently announced the creation of a new settlement community located in the West Bank. Netanyahu also approved the construction of an additional 2,000 new homes in existing settlements. According to the Washington Post, 125 settlements and 100 outposts located in the West Bank hold a […]


US-Led Coalition Reports Civilian Deaths In Iraq And Syria Since 2014

Tens more civilians were killed in western Mosul in late March, as security strikes hit ISIS locations. Sources say that civilians died in the air and artillery bombardment in the Rajm al-Hadid district, an area where violent encounters between US-backed Iraqi troops and ISIS militants have been increasing. However, the […]