Daily Archives: September 2, 2018

Church Official Calls On Pope Francis To Resign

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has called on Pope Francis to resign. In an 11-page letter published on Sunday, he accused the Pope of covering up sexual abuse and misconduct. Viganò’s statement centers around one figure, Theodore McCarrick, the former archbishop of Washington, DC. McCarrick resigned from the College of Cardinals […]

Female Activist Faces Death Penalty in Saudi Arabia, Setting a New Precedent

Saudi rights activist Israa al-Ghomgham went to trial this week and will return on October 28, facing the death penalty and if she is found guilty, she will be the first woman to be beheaded in Saudi Arabia. According to the Washington Post, Ghomgham faces charges of participating in protests, […]

Pompeo Forms Iran Action Group for Post-Nuclear Deal Policy

On August 16th the U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo announced his intention to go forth with the creation of the Iran Action Group. The announcement follows President Trump’s decision this past May to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal and comes paired with strong economic sanctions against Iran and its trade partners. Pompeo stated that the group will […]

Yazidi Woman In Germany Encounters Her ISIS Kidnapper 2

Last month, the harrowing experience of a 19-year-old Yazidi woman, Ashwaq Ta’lo, was published. At 14 years old, Ta’lo was sold as a slave to an ISIS terrorist named Abu Humam, but soon escaped captivity and migrated to Germany. However, a few months ago, she was was stopped on the […]