Day: March 8, 2017

President Trump Releases Revised Travel Ban

On March 6th, United States President Donald Trump released a revised version of an executive order that bans six Muslim majority nations, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen, from obtaining visas for a period of 90 days. The admission of refugees is also suspended for 120 days, and the

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Who Is Kim Jong Nam?

Who is Kim Jong Nam? Not many people have heard of him but to give you the answer: he is the eldest son and the previous crown prince to the North Korea’s family dictatorship. This might come as a surprise to people who thought Kim Jong Un, the current leader of

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THAAD Deployment And Reaction From China

In recent news, the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) issue between the United States, South Korea, and China becomes a growing topic of international debate. According to the U.S., the THAAD system is established to protect against growing missile threats from North Korea; however, to China, THAAD is a threat in

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Operation Conquest: Mosul Offensive Continues

The operation to recapture the key northern Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIS’s control is ongoing since last October. The coalition formed by Iraqi, Kurdish peshmerga troops and Shia militias with the support of US air strikes captured the eastern side of Mosul in January, completing the fist phase in

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Putting The ‘Hate’ In Hate Crimes

On Friday, a Sikh man was told, “Go back to your own country,” before being shot in the arm in his driveway outside of Seattle. Deep Rai, the 39-year-old victim, was working on his car in his driveway on Friday night when he was approached by a man he did

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Sweden Welcomes Refugees; Crime Rate Simultaneously Rises

Sweden’s growing immigrant and refugee population from Muslim countries is believed by Trump and his supporters to be the cause of the country’s simultaneous increase in crime. The prejudices and negative attitudes towards Muslim’s continue to grow. Sweden, one of the worlds humanitarian leaders, has forever worked to shelter refugees.

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Six Red Cross Aid Workers Killed In Afghanistan

All International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) operations in Afghanistan have been temporarily suspended after six Afghan aid workers were killed by unidentified gunmen, while two are still unaccounted for. Thomas Glass, head of ICRC Communications says that they do not know who is responsible for the attack, nor

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Libya Takes Control Of ISIL Seized Cities

The Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB), over the last few weeks and months, has been steadily reclaiming Libyan territory from the the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ISIL occupation. They have now captured five cities and two major oil-producing areas in the east of Libya after opposing forces carried out

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