Daily Archives: 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 […]

Ceasefire Still Intact as Worst Violence in Years Erupts Between Hamas and Israel

For months violence has been escalating on the border of Israel and the Gaza Strip between the terrorist group Hamas and Israeli forces.  After a Palestinian sniper killed an Israeli soldier patrolling the border, Israel responded by launching a large-scale bombing campaign throughout Gaza.  The bombings, carried out by Israeli […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]