Author: Kamile Taouk

The Impact Of Terrorism On Developing Countries

The presence of terrorist groups in developing countries has led to a multitude of problems for millions of civilians. Many extremist militant groups have been founded with the intention of overthrowing the government and ideologies of a particular country and replacing it with their own. Factors, such as religious beliefs,

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The Presence Of Terrorists In Somalia

At least 28 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a recent gun and bomb attack, which was carried out by al-Shabaab. According to officials, the assault occurred on Wednesday morning of this week at a popular hotel in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. The offense began when attackers rammed an

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Palestinian Rap Group Use Music To Promote Peace

Reports have shown that a hip-hop group, known as Palestine Street, have recently performed in various areas around their neighbourhood. The group of young artists create unique rap songs in order to portray the struggle countless youths in Palestine experience every day. This form of expression by the group was

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South Sudan Rejects 4000 Peacekeeping Troops From The UN

Earlier this week, South Sudan’s government announced that they will no longer accept the deployment of any additional peacekeepers from United Nations. Claims have been made that the security situation in the country has improved significantly, and will require less support in the form of peacekeepers. Renewed fighting in South

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Access To Health Services In Developing Countries

The health services that are accessible by the public in third world countries are profoundly limited. Many of these countries are experiencing some degree of conflict within their borders, and have a substantial amount of injured civilians. These civilians are unable to receive the care and support necessary to successfully

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Boko Haram’s Presence In Nigeria

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, has recently appeared in a video claiming that his fighters are safe and officially refutes Nigeria’s President and army’s claims of victory. Shekau challenged the claim that the armed group had been flushed out from its last stronghold in the

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The Lack Of Health Services In Developing And War-Torn Countries

  Recent studies have shown that children in third world countries have significantly higher mortality rates from abdominal surgery. Patients who have emergency surgery for conditions, such as appendicitis are seven times more likely to die if they live in a poor country. Children in the poorest countries are statistically

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The Nanjing Massacre Memorial Ceremony

On the Tuesday of this week, Chinese soldiers placed wreaths at a ceremony to commemorate the 1937 massacre of civilians in the Chinese city of Nanjing. Countless government officials, war veterans and school children gathered at the ceremony to pay their respects by singing the Chinese national anthem. The end

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The Syrian Civil War And Its Impact On Lebanon

The number of Syrian refugees residing in Lebanon has continually increased since the commencement of the Syrian civil war in 2011. Recent crises have developed within Syria, and have led to an influx of Syrian civilians seeking refuge behind Lebanese borders. The overwhelming amount of Syrians in Lebanon has resulted

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The Struggle Of Civilians In Mosul

Mosul has plunged further into crisis as the conflict between Islamic State militants and Iraqi troops have led to water cuts. As a result of the unrelenting conflict occurring within the country, countless households have been reduced to rubble. The battle for Mosul began six weeks ago and shows no

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Ethnic Minorities In Myanmar

A recent crisis has surfaced in Myanmar as security forces were attacked by ethnic armed groups, with numerous civilian areas across the country coming under attack as a result. The newly elected leader of Myanmar, San Suu Kyi, had informed the country of her goal of unifying the ethnic minorities

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis In Lebanon: A Closer Look

  There has been a long and historical relationship between Lebanon and its Eastern neighbour, Syria. Lebanon was involved in a 17 year Civil War from 1975 to 1992 and the Syrian military entered Lebanon in 1976 under the pretext of being a peace keeping force. The presence of the

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