Daily Archives: April 3, 2018

New Efforts To Eradicate Polio In Remote Areas Of Afghanistan Engage Religious Leaders

As one of the last countries ravaged by naturally occurring outbreaks of the debilitating Polio virus, the Afghan government is taking advanced steps in order to eliminate the disease once and for all. The Guardian has reported that the government is enlisting Clerics and Islamic scholars to communicate with communities […]

Nigeria’s Boko Haram Returns Kidnapped Dapchi Girls

On March 21, 2018 – nearly all of the 110 abducted Dapchi schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants last month have been freed thanks to successful negotiations and intelligence strategies. Reports suggest at least five girls died during the abduction and one Christian girl who refused to convert to Islam […]

Houthis Fire Missiles Into Saudi Territory

On Sunday, 25 March, the Houthi rebels, who control a significant swath of Yemeni territory, including the capital Sana’a, launched missile attacks against air and military bases in the southern Saudi Arabian cities of Najran, Jizan and Abha. The following seven missiles also reached the airspace of Riyadh, the capital of […]