Daily Archives: October 23, 2015


Without Peace, Ending World Hunger “Will Never Be Achieved”

The 2015 Global Hunger Index (GHI) has concluded that hunger in developing countries has fallen by 27% since 2000. While this is a substantial decline, there is still a long way to go in order to finally eradicate hunger in conflict-ridden and vulnerable states. Despite the decline, the state of […]


Libya Must Immediately Decide On UN-Proposal

In conflict-torn Libya, pressure has increased on law makers to accept a UN-proposed national unity government. This proposal is now endorsed by major Western powers as well as an array of other countries in the region. The proposal came forward by the UN, which has been negotiating a peace agreement […]


Abu Azrael: Striking fear in the hearts of ISIS

In recent times the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) also known as the Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has faced local organized resistance as it continues its militant struggle for statehood. Many militia groups, such as the Iraqi Shia contingent  ‘Kata’ib al-Imam Ali’ (translated from […]