Nayirah al-Ṣabaḥ girl false testimony
Nayirah al-Ṣabaḥ (Arabic: نيره الصباح‎), called Nurse Nayirah in the media, was a fifteen-year-old Kuwaiti girl, who alleged that she had witnessed the murder of infant children by Iraqi soldiers in K...
IOM: Migrants Traded In "Slave Markets" In Libya As A Void Of Power Leads To The Revival Of History's Ugliest Institutions.
Growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are traded in what they call slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual ex...
Pentagon Caught Paying PR Firm $540 Million To Make Fake Terrorist Videos
A new investigation reveals that the Pentagon paid over half a billion in taxpayer dollars to a British PR firm to fabricate terrorist propaganda.
New Bust In Capitol Building Honors Dick Cheney For Ending Terrorism
A bust of Dick Cheney was unveiled at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, a customary honor for former vice presidents that had the ancillary benefit of celebrating the ex-veep's achievement of ending radic...
Charlatan or hero: Ahmed Chalabi’s death and the lessons of Iraq - The Washington Post
Few figures have been more loved and loathed in Washington than Ahmed Chalabi, the Iraqi expatriate who charmed American politicians and built the case for the war in Iraq. His death in Baghdad at ag...
Ahmed Chalabi, Iraqi exile who helped spur U.S. invasion, dies of heart attack
Ahmed Chalabi, a well-connected Iraqi exile whose false claims about Saddam Hussein’s arsenal helped spur the U.S.-led invasion in 2003, has died of a heart attack, Iraqi state media said Tuesday. He...
Nobel Peace Prize 2015 Won By Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet was awarded the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize for its “decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution...
Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
Air Pollution Has Halved In The Middle East - Due To Armed Conflicts Since Arab Spring
Air pollution has decreased dramatically in parts of the Middle East in the past five years - partly due to armed conflicts since the Arab Spring. A new study suggests the improvement is the result of...
Top Army General Ray Odierno: Jeb Bush Is Wrong About Iraq War
Retiring U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said on Wednesday that Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush was wrong to blame the Obama administration for the current instability in Iraq...
More than 2000 migrants from Libya rescued by Italian coastguard
Coastguard threatened by gun-wielding men who took one of the boats migrants were travelling in
Yemen rebels seize U.S. Embassy vehicles as diplomats flee
Yemen rebels seized U.S. embassy vehicles in the capital of Sanaa on Wednesday as diplomats fled the country amid deteriorating security conditions.
Arab Spring
The Arab Spring (Arabic: الربيع العربي‎, ar-rabīˁ al-ˁarabī) was a revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests (both non-violent and violent), riots, and civil wars in the Arab world t...
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Libyan Civil War
The Libyan Crisis (2011–present) refers to the ongoing conflict in Libya, beginning with the Arab Spring protests and resulting Libyan Civil War (2011) and ousting of Gaddafi, continuing with the afte...
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War in North-West Pakistan
The War in North-West Pakistan, also known as the War in Waziristan, is an armed conflict involving the State of Pakistan, and armed militant groups such as the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Jundal...
War in North-West Pakistan - Wikipedia
Xeer
Xeer, pronounced [ħeːr], is the polycentric legal system of Somalia. Under this system, elders serve as judges and help mediate cases using precedents. It is an example of how customary law works wit...
Xeer - Wikipedia
Operation Rah-e-Nijat
The Operation Rah-e-Nijat (English: Path to Salvation; Urdu: آپریشن راہ نجات) was a strategic offensive military operation by the unified command of Pakistan Armed Forces against the Tehrik-i-Tali...
Operation Rah-e-Nijat - Wikipedia
Cyrenaican desert campaign
The Cyrenaican desert campaign was a military campaign conducted by the Libyan military in the form of hit-and-run attacks against rebel-held towns and oil facilities in the eastern Libyan Desert that...
2011 United States public employee protests
In February 2011, a series of public employee protests began in the United States against proposed legislation which would weaken the power of labor unions. By March, eighteen states had proposed leg...
2011 United States public employee protests - Wikipedia
Nobel Peace Prize 2015 Won By Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet was awarded the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize for its “decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution...
Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
Insurgency in the North Caucasus
The Insurgency in the North Caucasus continues despite the official end of the decade-long Second Chechen War on 16 April 2009.The violence has mostly been concentrated in the North Caucasus republic...
Insurgency in the North Caucasus - Wikipedia