Daily Archives: January 25, 2017

Implications Of The Women’s March On Trump’s Presidency

On January 21, 2017, women, men, children, Muslims, African Americans, LGBT, and other minorities took to the streets of Washington, as well as across the world, to protest the newly elected U.S. President Donald J. Trump. The mission of the march was to spread awareness and stand together against Trump’s […]

Yemeni Officials Say Suspected US Drone Strikes Kill 3 Alleged Al-Qaeda Members

Suspected U.S. drone strikes have killed three alleged al-Qaeda operatives in the country’s southwestern province of Bayda, Yemeni security and tribal officials said. This is the first of such killings reported in the country since Donald Trump assumed the U.S. Presidency on Friday. According to Alarabiya News, the anonymous source said […]

Syrian Peace Talks Commence In Astana

The Syrian conflict has consumed the attention of recent media for much of last decade. With over 300,000 deaths due to the barbaric conflict in the Middle Eastern nation, there is an urgent need for such atrocities to end. However, it is easier said than done. In a promising sign, peace […]

Attack In Mali Threatens International Assistance

At least forty people were killed last Wednesday morning in Northern Mali from a car bomb attack at a military base. A vehicle holding explosives detonated at a camp where there were both soldiers and members of rival armed groups in the region’s main city, Gao. The bombers forced their […]

Four Pakistani Activists Abducted In 2017, Already

We’ve barely crossed the threshold into 2017, and already, Pakistan’s Defense of Human Rights Organization has confirmed the disappearances of four Pakistani activists. Waqas Goraya and Asim Saeed reportedly went ‘missing’ on the 4th, while Salman Haider and Ahmed Raza went missing on the 6th and 7th, respectively (as reported […]

New Era Of Gambian Democracy Begins

After losing the presidential election to Adama Barrow, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has left the country. Stepping down after 22 years in power, Jammeh left for an ECOWAS-arranged exile in Equatorial Guinea on January 21. President Barrow will return to the Gambia from Senegal, where he had been residing since […]