Middle East


Series Of Suicide Car Bombings In Afghanistan have Halted U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks

Multiple suicide car bomb attacks that were claimed by the Taliban have killed at least 28 and left more than 100 wounded in Kabul as U.S.-Taliban peace talks were underway. Al Jazeera reports that the September 2 attack, which left 16 people dead and more than 100 injured, was the […]


Migration From Istanbul: Living Crisis For Migrants In Turkey

Istanbul was home for thousands of migrants, and it hosted the largest registered number of Syrians in Turkey (548,000 out of the 3.6 million). However, Sinem Koseoglu, Al Jazeera’s Istanbul-based correspondent, remarked that an estimated one million Syrians live there. Turkey has only provided partial legal protection to Syrians by […]


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 […]


Over 100 Syrian Civilians Killed In Airstrikes Across 10-Day Period

Over 100 Syrian civilians have been killed in airstrikes launched by the Russian-backed Syrian regime over a 10-day period; both Syria and Russia have denied culpability for the deaths. Despite claims that civilian infrastructures were not targeted, Al Jazeera reports that the strikes have decimated schools, markets, and hospitals, among […]


Grandi Calls For Equitable Sharing Of Refugees, Furthering The Resettlement Dilemma

The untamable refugee crisis around the globe continues to be a huge concern for the international community. Though the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR )can be applauded for working tirelessly to protect the basic rights of refugees (food, clothes, health, education etc), the permanent resettlement of refugees into […]