This entry was posted on 23rd of October 2015
It has been over a year since the US and 14 allies started bombing IS and affiliate forces inside Syria and Iraq from the air. 940 more words
Hossam Assad, a 42-year-old Syrian refugee, says his family lives for Fridays.
“This is his favourite time of the week, going to football training,” Hossam tells Al Jazeera, gesturing to his eight-year-old son, Abdullah, as they walk through the noisy, crowded Cairo neighbourhood of al-Tawabeq. 722 more words
Population growth, drought and poor governance combined to spur 2011 Syria uprising
FRISCO — A sustained drought in the Middle East, driven by global warming, may have been a key trigger for the brutal war in Syria, according to researchers. 605 more words
This essay was written for PWP278 – Middle East Politics at Macquarie University. The essay addressed the question “What are the causes of the current uprisings and protests in the Middle East?” 2,385 more words
The United States is struggling to come to terms with the separation of Saudi Arabia. President Barack Obama seeks to reconcile with Saudi Arabia by wanting to improve their relationship. 697 more words