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The War in Syria; A 5 Minute History

The Syrian Civil War is an ongoing international armed conflict taking place in Syria. Syria’s war is a mess. After 4 years, the conflict is divided between four different sides on the ground. Each side has foreign backers and those foreign backers don’t even agree with each other about who they’re fighting for, or who they’re fighting against. Syria’s war has killed at least 250,000 people and displaced 12 million. To understand how Syria got to this place, watch this 5 minutes explanation by Vox.

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Short, Animated Introduction To Israel/Palestine. Historical Context For Understanding The Violence Happening Right Now.

Since last week we hear a lot about the Palestine -Israel conflict and protest in occupied West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem. Violent clashes have increased in frequency since Israeli security forces began to crackdown on Palestinian worshippers at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem last month. So far 29 Palestinians has been killed and at least 1,990 Palestinians have been injured, according to the Palestinian Authority’s health ministry and medical sources. And the number of Israelis killed since the upsurge in violence is seven. Watch this short,…

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Outrage on social media as video shows Saudi citizen beating expat worker in public

A brutal video showing a Saudi Nationality publicly bashing an expatriate worker in the Saudi Arabian city of Buraidah has caused outrage among social network users. The video posted on the YouTube on Sunday become viral on social media networks. It is not clear from the video why the Saudi was beating the worker. Reactions to the incident were divided, with many calling for the Saudi Citizen to be punished severely while others said the circumstances surrounding the incident should be studied before reaching a conclusion. However, Take the law…

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8 Common Myths About The Palestinian Conflict

Last year we have heard a lot about the Israel-Gaza conflict. We have seen Gaza being pounded by the Israeli Defense Force with all its might. The civilian death toll has reached 1900+ and hundreds of children have died in the process. With more than 8000 Palestinians injured and the estimated infrastructural loss to gaza ranging from 4 to 6 billion dollars the life of Gazans has hit a new rock bottom. With no power and electricity and now no homes, millions are in need of humanitarian aid. Here are a…

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