Daily Archives: February 28, 2019

U.S. Backed Airstrikes Produce Civilian Deaths, Little Progress

An attack on a village in Syria resulted in civilian deaths as U.S.-backed forces push back against ISIL’s last held in the eastern part of the country. Al Jazeera reported that 16 civilians were killed by U.S. airstrikes launched on the village of Baghouz. The missiles were launched in support […]

Saudi Arabia Seeks Asia’s Support For Proposed Economic Makeover

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince is seeking economic support from Asian nations in order to fund and fulfill plans for diversification of Saudi Arabia’s economy, primarily away from a dependence on oil. This past week Prince Mohammed bin Salman traveled to Pakistan, India, and China, seeking, and in some cases receiving […]

Suicide Bomber In Central Cairo Kills Three Policemen

A suicide attack struck at the heart of central Cairo last Monday, killing three policemen and wounding two other policemen and a woman. While terrorist activity in the capital has largely been quelled by a years-long security crackdown under President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Cairo has recently seen a spate of attacks. […]

India Rejects Pakistan PM’s Claims On Kashmir Attack

On Friday, February 15th, in the wake of a suicide attack that claimed the lives of 44 Kashmir policemen, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned to expect a strong response from his nation.  According to Reuters, the Pakistan-based militant group, Jaish-e-Mohammed, took responsibility for a vehicle filled with explosives that […]