Daily Archives: January 24, 2017

The Sinai Islamist Insurgency

Overview A rather tranquil and sparsely populated area for much of the 90s, the Sinai Peninsula is increasingly becoming a hotbed for insurgent activities. Groups allied to either al-Qaida or Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have been mounted an insurgency movement that has caused the deaths of thousands, […]

Death Toll From Accidental Nigerian Airstrike On Civilian Camp Rises

The death toll from the accidental Nigerian airstrike early this week has continued to rise, as some reports say nearly 240 people were killed. The airstrike, which was meant to be an offensive against extremist group Boko Haram, accidently hit a camp for displaced civilians near the town of Rann, […]

Colombia Takes Further Steps Towards Achieving Peace

A conflict, which started with a Colombian crushed peasant in the 1960s has killed more than 260,000 citizens, led millions more to be displaced, and has led 60,000 extras to officially go missing due to conflicts between leftist guerrillas and right-wing paramilitary groups. One of the main groups, the National […]

International Aid Appeal For Afghanistan

As the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan worsens, the United Nations (UN) has announced that international aid organizations need approximately $550 million dollars to help the victims. In addition, a total of 9.3 million Afghans will need assistance from aid relief efforts that are being conducted by the UN. There are […]

Peace, Conflict, And Fake News

The 21st century is no doubt the century in which information technology rose to its peak. Social media has also grown in popularity with platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Periscope, and others, which are taking the scene by storm. This is the century that has witnessed the growth […]

Palestinian Rap Group Use Music To Promote Peace

Reports have shown that a hip-hop group, known as Palestine Street, have recently performed in various areas around their neighbourhood. The group of young artists create unique rap songs in order to portray the struggle countless youths in Palestine experience every day. This form of expression by the group was […]