Daily Archives: August 19, 2019

Continued Violations To Peace Deal In Central African Republic

The Central African Republic (CAR) has seen a growing level of violence in the face of the Khartoum Peace Agreement predominantly between the Christian Anti-Balaka and the Muslim based Seleka. The agreement signed in February of this year by both the government and 14 militia groups was aimed at ending […]

U.A.E.-Backed Yemeni Separatists Seize Aden, Driving Out Saudi-Backed Hadi Government

In the week of 7 August, the Yemeni separatist group Southern Transitional Council seized Aden, the temporary capital of Yemen. This event occurred following four days of fighting with Yemeni governmental forces, threatening a rift between the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, backers of the STC and the Yemeni […]

ISIL Claims Afghanistan Blast In A Kabul Wedding

63 people were killed and scores wounded after a bomb exploded at a wedding hall in Kabul. Officials have described it as the deadliest attack in Kabul this year. The suicide blast occurred on Saturday evening at around 22:40 local time (18:10 GMT) in the men’s reception area of the […]

U.S. Sanctions Preventing Iranians From Receiving Medicine

The United States’ sanctions have resulted in Iranians scrambling to find life-saving medicine. Trump and his “maximum pressure” campaign has been blamed for the deterioration of health and employment in Iran’s population. While Iran is able to supply more than 90% of their own pharmaceuticals, about 4% of medicine is […]

Norway Mosque Shooting Suspect Appears In Court

The suspect of a mosque shooting in Norway appeared in court on Monday, and was ordered by the court to be held in jail for four weeks while police continue to investigate. Although not confirmed by officials, Norwegian media has reported that the suspect of the attack is 21-year-old Philip […]