Author: Mona Khan

Solhan Massacre In Burkina Faso

Between June 4th-5th, over a dozen men, women and children were killed in one of the deadliest attacks in Burkina Faso since the conflict with armed groups that began in 2015. In Ouagadougou, armed assailants began attacking workers in a goldmine on the outskirts of Solhan, a village in the

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Israel-Palestine Conflict: Ceasefire Coming Into Effect

Upon the escalating violence in the region, a ceasefire under terms brokered by Egypt began at 2am local time on Friday, 21st May. This brought an end to the 11 days of conflict in which more than 250 people were killed, including 66 children—most of whom were located in Gaza.

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U.S. War In Afghanistan Coming To An End

The U.S. war in Afghanistan, known as the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan, has been an ongoing conflict for 20 years. Following the September 11th attack in the United States, former President George W. Bush announced that American forces were going to retaliate against Taliban targets and the terrorist group in

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Hundreds Injured In Palestinian Protests: Sheikh Jarrah

Violence at Al-Aqsa Mosque, a holy area for Muslims located in East Jerusalem, is escalating. Palestinian protestors are gathering regarding forced eviction from their homes located in East Jerusalem in the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah due to claims of land by Jewish settlers. Sheikh Jarrah’s residents are mainly Palestinian; however,

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Towards Free And Fair Elections: The Current Belarusian Protests

A series of ongoing protests against the Belarusian leadership and current President Alexander Lukashenko are the largest anti-government protests in the country’s history. Beginning in May 2020 prior to the presidential election, thousands of demonstrators marched the streets calling for free and fair elections. In August 2020, immediately following the

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