Daily Archives: February 6, 2018


Turkey Tells U.S: Stop Backing Syrian Kurds

On January 20th, the Turkish military offensive into Afrin, known as “Operation Olive Branch”, began. Turkey’s goal is to eliminate an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 members of the Syrian Kurdish militia, known as the YPG, who control the area. Turkey claims the YPG has ties to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party […]


Qatar Wins Back Full U.S. Support

In more signs of development in the interconnected web of alliances between the U.S. and the Gulf, Qatar and the United States have hosted their first inaugural US-Qatar strategic dialogue, a week-long series of high-level bilateral meetings between the two nations’ ministers, security officials, and industry leaders. These are the […]


Deportation for thousands of African Asylum Seekers in Isreal

Reportedly 20,000 refugees, primarily from Eritrea and Sudan who are seeking asylum in Israel, were issued deportation orders on Feb. 4, 2018, giving them 60 days to leave Israel for an African country that is unidentified in the notice from Israeli authorities, according to the Jerusalem Post. Asylum seekers are […]