OK This has been long in waiting.. I’m going to discuss (in a question and answer format) the issue of ISIS/Islamic State from the beginning of the Syrian uprising and I will give some detailed insight on to the events on the ground that took place. 229 more words
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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