Daily Archives: April 8, 2018

Douma Death-Toll Predicted To Rise After Chemical Weapon Attack

The city of Douma was recently the target of a chemical weapon attack. The current perpetrator of the attack is unknown, but the Syrian government is held as a suspect due to a series of recent attacks on the city after the reignition of hostilities. The attack consisted of a […]

Afghanistan And Pakistan Urge The Taliban To Join Peace Talks

Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during a day-long visit to Kabul, and both leaders have agreed to call upon the Afghan Taliban to enter into new peace processes in recognition that there is no military solution for the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan. Talks […]

Syrian Civil Crisis: 70 Dead In Latest Chemical Weapons Attacks

This week the BBC reported the use of chemical weapons within the Eastern Ghouta region of Syria, which resulted in the deaths of 70 individuals, developing the casualty count of the Syrian civil war. This attack was reported by the White Helmets of the Eastern Ghouta region through the use […]

Mass Grave In Mali Marks Escalating Tensions

The discovery of a mass grave in central Mali amid growing concerns of alleged abuse by military forces is the latest confirmation that the region has reached a crisis point. Local witnesses in the village of Dogo recognized the six bodies as the people who have been arrested and blindfolded […]

Yemen’s Impending Man-Made Famine 1

The Yemeni civil war is referred to as “the worst man-made humanitarian crisis of our time,” by the United Nations. The war began in March 2015 and has been ongoing for three years. The conflict is between the Houthi rebels, a minority Shia group from the north of Yemen, allegedly […]

Japan Activates First Marine Unit Since WWII

Japan activated its first marine unit since World War II on Saturday, trained to counter invaders occupying the disputed Japanese islands along of the edge of the East China Sea, which Tokyo fears are at risk of attack by China. In a ceremony held at a military base in Sasebo […]