Daily Archives: October 16, 2018


Syrian Man Arrested After Seven Months Living In Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Hassan Al-Kontar has been arrested in Malaysia on October 2nd bringing to an end his seven month stay in Kuala Lumpur International Airport’s budget terminal. The 36-year-old Syrian national has been stranded in the airport since March 7th when he was stopped from boarding a flight to Ecuador, Reuters reports. […]


Kavanaugh’s Appointment Triggers Chaos Across America

The appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court is the latest controversy to unfold under Donald Trump’s Presidential reign. When it was announced that Kavanaugh would be Trump’s second addition to the Supreme Court, Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez and Julie Swetnick all came forward and accused Kavanaugh […]


The Effects of War On Healthcare Infrastructure And Health Workers: Chaos Compounding Death and Injury

Often, when we think of war and unrest in countries, the first thing that is discussed or thought about is the violence and the immediate resulting casualties. The number of deaths and injuries as a result of violence within a country or area is one of the key determinants for […]


Saudi-UAE Alliance Announces To Open Humanitarian Corridors Between Rebel-Held Areas In Yemen

A Saudi-UAE coalition has plans to open humanitarian corridors in Yemen, amidst the ongoing conflict. The corridors will be situated between the two rebel strongholds of the Red Sea city of Hodeida and the capital Sanaa and will come into existence through coordination with the UN. This action took place […]


Indian Prime Minister Modi Signs Weapons Deal with Russian President Putin

On Thursday, October 4, Russian President Vladimir Putin travelled to India for an annual visit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which is expected to include the signing of a five billion dollar weapons deal between the two countries. This would provide India with the S-400 air defence system, but may […]


South Korean ‘Cult’ Leader Arrested For Detaining Her Followers In Fiji

In early September 2018, Shin Ok-ju, a South Korean pastor, was arrested at Seoul International airport for allegedly convincing 400 of her followers to flee to Fiji, where she then confiscated their passports and detained them. Shin is the leader and founder of the controversial Grace Road Church, often described […]


Maldives Opposition Claims Election Victory

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the opposition presidential candidate in the Maldives, claimed victory in the election early morning on Monday, Sept. 24. Solih defeated incumbent President Yameen Abdul Gayoom in what was described as “unexpected” by the Associated Press. Many voters believed there would be fraud committed by the President and […]


Iran Launches Missiles Into Syria: Death to America and the House of Saud

Tensions flare on the Iraq-Syria border as Iran and the United States fight for dominance in the Middle East. The latest attack launched by Iran in the early hours of October is said to be retaliatory. Iran claims to have been aiming at jihadists suspected of attacking the Iranian city […]