From the diary of a Syrian man living under DAESH control. DAESH is an acronym for the Arabic phrase “al-Dawla al-Islamiya al-Iraq al-Sham” (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant). Watch the short animation film: Diary Of Life Under Islamic State Control in the [continue reading].
It was Mother’s Day when DAESH took over his city of Al-Raqqah. DAESH is an acronym for the Arabic phrase “al-Dawla al-Islamiya al-Iraq al-Sham” (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant). Also known as ISIS or ISIL. The television series ‘Today’ [continue reading].
In conducting these interviews Vice effectively shows the impact of even the smallest, so-called “isolated” incident of racism or Islamophobia, as well as the effects of political rhetoric in stirring these acts. The segment’s biggest success is in providing a face to the [continue reading].
The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday unanimously passed two resolutions to increase pressure on the Obama administration to do more to stop Islamic State terrorists and to help the people of Syria. The first resolution accuses Syrian President Bashar al-Assad [continue reading].
Backers, allies, enemies and frenemies of the region laid out in 90 seconds. Relationships between countries and non-state actors in the Middle East is complicated. States and groups that claim to be close friends and allies… can actually be enemies… and vice [continue reading].
Bill Whitaker reports from inside the Syrian base from which Russia is launching air strikes in support of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. This article contains sections of the script from “The Road to Syria” which aired this week on CBC. Whitaker is [continue reading].
Justin Trudeau granted the CBC an interview on Sunday January 31st 2016 where Canada’s Prime Minister had an opportunity to speak directly with ten Canadians. This is a transcript of those conversations with his comments on ten of the most important issues facing everyday [continue reading].
🔝 Chuck America brings you his perspective on the Middle East crisis. Please do not re-blog, send inquiries and permission to publish this comic strip to Alistair.Reign@Gmail.com, thank [continue reading].
Once again Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shows the world how to lead – as peacekeepers and humanitarians – when he made the official statement that Canada would be recalling six jets that have been bombing targets in both Iraq and Syria; putting an end [continue reading].
More than fifty-seven percent of Palestinians live in poverty, this is greater than the half. Children are left with traumatic memories of the violence that they have witnessed in their short lives. Education is crippling and there’s no food.  According to Islamic Relief [continue reading].
A United Nations team of war crimes investigators will not probe air strikes by foreign countries in Syria, its chairman said on Wednesday, despite concerns that some attacks by foreign militaries could have violated the laws of war. The U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria is [continue reading].
On Monday, real estate mogul turned presidential candidate, Donald Trump set people’s heads spinning when he proposed to ban all Muslims, (including tourists) from entering the United States, “until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going [continue reading].