Daily Archives: June 6, 2019

Terrorist Attacks Kill Egypt Police At Sinai Checkpoint

A terrorist attack has been carried out on Egypt’s Sinai checkpoint.  Several news sources report that the Islamic State has taken responsibility for the attacks which occurred in the early hours of June 5th as Muslims were holding prayers to usher in the Eid al-Fitr holiday.  Eight police officers were […]

Three Months Later, Sudanese Military Escalates Violent Repression of Protests

The Sudanese military opened fire on protesters on Monday, June 3rd, in an attempt to disperse protesters’ longstanding occupation of the Defence Ministry headquarters in Khartoum. After tear gas and sound grenades were unsuccessful in dissolving crowds, the military eventually resorted to live ammunition, blocking the exits of the sit-in […]