Day: August 6, 2018

Chaos Reigns in Pakistan’s Elections

Last Friday, a suicide bomber killed 149 and wounded nearly 200 in an attack in the Mastung district of the Balochistan province. The attack took place at a rally for the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) and killed BAP leader Siraj Raisani, who was running for a seat in Pakistan’s provincial

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Israeli Army Kills Palestinian Teen in Bethlehem Raid

Israeli soldiers shot and killed a 15 year old Palestinian during a night raid of a refugee camp in Bethlehem. Two other Palestinians were shot in the foot during the raid, but their conditions are stable. The funeral of Arkan Thaer Mizhar, who was shot in the chest during the

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Torture In Iraq Ignored By Judges

According to the Human Rights Watch, judges in Iraq have been routinely dismissing allegations of torture and convict terrorism suspects on confessions that are supposedly coerced. As thousands of alleged ISIS members have been arrested, concerns for torture have risen in Iraq as trials continue. Although the Iraqi Constitution prohibits

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Nicaraguan Protests Continue to Intensify

The government crackdown on protests continues to intensify in Nicaragua as roughly 450 demonstrators have been killed with thousands more injured as of August 2, 2018 as reported by the Human Rights Watch. President Daniel Ortega has carried out a bloodbath since April against protests of his social security reforms,

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Unfair Election In Zimbabwe Leads To Riots

Zimbabweans were hopeful for change on Monday when they lined up to participate in the first presidential election since former President Robert Mugabe was ousted in November of 2017. Mugabe’s former right hand man and acting president, Emmerson Mnangagwa represented the governing Zanu-PF party and ran up against opposition leader

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Will An “Arab NATO” Solve The Iran Problem?

The United States, led by President Donald Trump, is advocating for the creation of a political and military-based alliance to serve as an “Arab NATO “ and act as a strong military force against Iran. The alliance will include the six Gulf Arab states, Egypt, and Jordan. While the idea

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Iran Threatens America With The “Mother Of All Wars”

On Sunday, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani warned the United States against pursuing policies hostile to his country, saying that war with Iran would be “the mother of all wars.” Relations between the two countries took a nosedive this May when President Trump withdrew the U.S. from a 2015 deal over

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