Author: Sarah Eidle

ICE Arrests 680 People In Mississippi

The conflict over immigration policies in the United States continued this week when on Wednesday, ICE agents conducted the largest single-state immigration enforcement action in U.S. history in Mississippi. According to The Washington Post, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents raided seven different worksites in six cities across the state of

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Protests And Governor Resignation: A New Chapter For Puerto Rico?

Last week, thousands of protestors took to the streets of Puerto Rico with a unified message: Governor Ricardo A. Rosselló must resign. The New York Times reported that for five consecutive days these protestors met and marched near the Governor’s mansion. These protests took a violent turn when protestors tossed

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International Crackdown On Hezbollah On 25th Anniversary Of Bombing

July 18th, 2019 marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, Argentina by Hezbollah. According to The New York Times, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of this tragedy, Argentina designated Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. As part of this designation, Argentina ordered a

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The Unfolding Of A Crisis: Venezuela

Venezuela is currently experiencing a long-term humanitarian crisis. The once oil-rich country has been plagued with hyperinflation. According to the Council on Foreign Relations, the troubles in Venezuela began in 1998 when Hugo Chavez rose to the presidency. Venezuela’s vast oil wealth allowed Chavez to adopt costly, socialist policies. While

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At Least 50 People Killed In Airstrike In Libya

Air strikes near the Libyan capital, Tripoli, have killed at least 60 migrants and refugees and wounded nearly 80 more, according to Al Jazeera. Two attacks hit an unoccupied garage and a hanger at the Tajoura detention center. As bodies continue to be pulled from the rubble, the death toll,

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The Continued Fight Against ISIS

The Islamic State (ISIS) is a group that rose to its peak power around the year 2015. BBC World Service and International Centre for the Study of Radicalization studied this group and reported that in just the month of November in 2014, the terrorists killed 2,206 people. ISIS is a

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Iran’s Zarif Warns U.S. ‘Cannot Expect to Stay Safe’

On Monday, Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, issued a stern warning to the United States that the U.S. cannot expect to stay safe amidst the rising tensions between the two countries. According to Aljazeera, Zarif claimed that the United States started an economic war with Iran when Donald Trump

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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

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At Least 29 Inmates Killed In Clashes At Venezuela Jail

At least 29 prisoners were killed and 19 police injured in violent clashes at a prison in Acarigua, Venezuela on May 25, 2019. According to Al Jazeera, the incident occurred when police special forces (known as FAES) tried to intervene in a mass prison break. The FAES became involved when

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Scott Morrison Declares Victory In Tight Australian Election

On 18 May, 2019, Scott Morrison declared a conservative victory in what became a shockingly close election in Australia. According to Aljazeera, Morrison’s conservative Liberal-National coalition surpassed the latest exit polls that indicated Bill Shorten’s Labor coalition would secure the government handedly. On 22 May, BBC News reported that with

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Egypt Sentences Three To Death For Attacks On Police

A Cairo Court has sentenced three men to death for their involvement in attacks on policemen in Egypt. According to U.S. News and World Report, the three men were convicted of killing at least ten policemen and attempting to kill more in a series of attacks between August 2013 and

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