Daily Archives: August 6, 2018


What Does Sunday’s Suicide Attack In Kabul Mean For Afghanistan’s Security?

14 people are left dead and 60 injured after a grueling suicide bomb attack strikes near the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul. The attack this past Sunday followed the arrival of exiled Afghani Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum to the nation’s capital. While many of Dostum’s supporters awaited his […]


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 […]


Dozens Killed In Violent Attack Against The Southern Somalia Military Base

Dozens were killed in a violent attack by the jihadist militant group al-Shabaab against the Bar-sanguni army base in southern Somalia. The al-Qaeda-linked organization set off a car bomb this past Monday before charging the army base and sustaining heavy gunfire before the base was retaken by officials, reports BBC. […]


Four Million Missing From India’s Draft Citizen List Furthers Tensions

India’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft has caused concern within the nation, as 4 million residents of the Indian state of Assam do not appear on the list. Assam is a border state with a high population of Bangladesh-Indian people, many of whom identify as Muslim. During the brutal […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Italian Government Disregards European Courts Decision: Hundreds Of Roma Left Homeless

Italian authorities have forcibly removed hundreds of Roma from a living area in Northern Rome, despite the European Court of Human Rights’ recent decision urging Italy to delay its eviction process. Police raided the Camping River area on Thursday, following orders under Italy’s far-right Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini. The Interior […]


Kuwaiti Influencer Faces International Backlash For Comments Attacking New Fair Work Laws

Kuwaiti Instagram star, Sondos Al Qattan, last week posted a video which has since gone viral, criticizing new laws expanding Filipino domestic workers’ rights. The blogger and make-up artist, who has accumulated 2.3 million followers to her Instagram account, voiced her disagreement with recently introduced legislation requiring Filipino workers to […]