Hadia Bakkar


Egypt Is On A Dangerous And Bleak Path

BBC recently reported on August 18th that the Abdel Fattah el-Sisi government, a military-installed leadership, has enforced legislation about “cybercrimes.” The law gives the government the power to block or shut websites they perceive to be a national security. Any website administrators that seem to be suspicious can be prosecuted. […]


Student Protests Continue Amidst Intensified Violence In Bangladesh

Violence has increased in Bangladesh after students took the streets to protest road safety, according to the BBC. The demonstrations have blocked roads amid pouring rain and led to the suspension of schools across some parts of the capital, Dhaka, CNN reports. The Bangladeshi government has cut communications and ordered […]


Will An “Arab NATO” Solve The Iran Problem?

The United States, led by President Donald Trump, is advocating for the creation of a political and military-based alliance to serve as an “Arab NATO “ and act as a strong military force against Iran. The alliance will include the six Gulf Arab states, Egypt, and Jordan. While the idea […]


What Can A Solution In Hoeidah Mean To The Civil War In Yemen?

Peace talk negotiations between Houthis, a Shia’a militant tribal group in northern Yemen, and the Saudi Arabian led-coalition is taking place concerning the port of Hoeidah and its implication on the Yemeni civil war. According to The Guardian, the United Nations (UN), led by special envoy Martin Griffiths, has suggested […]


Suicide Attack Kills Two Civilians And Injures A Number Of French Soldiers In Mali

In the West African nation of Mali, a car bombing occurred killing at least 2 civilians and injuring over 20 others including a number of French soldiers in Gao, a city located in the northern part of the country. Al-Jazeera reported that the French Army spokesman, Patrik Steiger, indicated that […]