Middle East

Rioters Marching Down The streets
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Ramadan is a Muslim celebrated holiday and April 13th marked its beginning. Since then, the pressure between Israel and Palestine has been more intense than normal. The holy city of Jerusalem and surrounding areas have seen several acts of violence and fighting during the month of Ramadan. ​On April 13th, Israeli police raided the al-Aqsa …

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The Resurgence of IS in Syria and Iraq

CURRENT SITUATION Thought to be dwindling in its presence, the Islamic State (IS) is rising again in Syria and Iraq. Recent months have witnessed numerous attacks against civilians and government forces. Most recently, on February 9th, more than two dozen pro-Assad fighters were killed in a firefight in Syria’s eastern desert province, Deir ez-Zor, near …