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Angelina Jolie Understands the Severity of the Syrian Civil War

Angelina Jolie Understands the Severity of the Syrian Civil War

Actress Angelina Jolie, who also served as a Goodwill Ambassador for 10 years, was promoted to special envoy in 2012. Jolie is angered, to say the least, about the deaths in Syria. Reportedly, Jolie has worked on 50 field missions in 30 different countries, including Syria. She is very adamant in being able to find a way to put […]

Assad’s Government in Contact With French Intelligence

Assad’s Government in Contact With French Intelligence

Syrian President Bashar Assad has announced to a French television outlet the military intelligence groups of his nation are currently in contact with intelligence services in France. France cut off diplomatic ties with Assad’s Syria due to them believing the president should leave his seat of power. The public TV channel, France 2, will broadcast an […]

Syria’s Officials Meeting With United Nations Envoy for Refugee Relief

Syria’s Officials Meeting With United Nations Envoy for Refugee Relief

Syrian officials are set to meet at any time with United Nations relief agency leaders to attempt to find a solution that brings relief to thousands of refugees in Yarmouk, cut off from the world by Isalmic jihadists. UN representatives, including Peter Krahenbuhl with an agency that helps Palestinian refugees called United Nations Relief and […]

Yazidi Women Share Tales of Gruesome Public Gang Rape by ISIS Terrorists

Yazidi Women Share Tales of Gruesome Public Gang Rape by ISIS Terrorists

The Yazidi women who were released by their ISIS captors have shared harrowing tales of their gruesome public gang rape committed by ISIS terrorists. Out of the 216 who were released earlier this week in Himera, just south-west of Kirkuk, Iraq, many women have spoken out about the public humiliation, torture, slavery, and mental as well […]

Yarmouk Camp Crisis Decried as Beyond Inhumane

Yarmouk Camp Crisis Decried as Beyond Inhumane

The Yarmouk Camp is in crisis following an attack by Islamic State (ISIS) forces, and has been decried as “beyond inhumane,” by Christopher Gunness, spokesman for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). In a Skype interview, Gunness lamented that the level of inhumanity was “unimaginable,” and all parties must exert their influence so relief […]

American Interests in the Middle East: What Are They?

American Interests in the Middle East: What Are They?

There has been American and Western interests in the Middle East involving military, political and economic issues for at least 100 years from The United States, Great Britain and France. It was 95 years ago when United States Congress passed a bill called “The Mineral leasing act of 1920.” The bill was designed to coerce […]

John Kerry to Re-Engage Assad

John Kerry to Re-Engage Assad

United States Secretary of State John Kerry, in a CBS interview televised Sunday, suggested that the only way to bring the civil war in Syria to an end may be to re-engage with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.  Kerry communicated he would sit at a table with Assad, “if he’s ready to have a serious negotiation […]

British Schoolgirls Led Into Syria, Man Arrested

British Schoolgirls Led Into Syria, Man Arrested

A man has been taken into custody, following an alleged attempt to assist three British schoolgirls crossing into Syria, according to the foreign minister of Turkey. The man in question may have been working along side an intelligence group for a nation which is in union against the onslaught of Islamic state (ISIS) insurgents. Amira Abase, Shamima Begum, […]

Turkey Closes Border Crossings Into Syria as Fighting Worsens

Turkey Closes Border Crossings Into Syria as Fighting Worsens

Turkey shut down two border crossings into Syria on Wednesday as a precaution while fighting in Aleppo becomes worse, according to Turkish officials. Military personnel at the border crossings at the towns of Cilvegozu and Oncupinar, in the Hatay province of Turkey, are prohibiting people and vehicles from going Syria. Although those from Turkey cannot cross […]

Boko Haram Aligns With ISIS

Boko Haram Aligns With ISIS

Nigerian-based Boko Haram pledged its allegiance to Islamic terrorist group ISIS last week. Abubakar Shekau, the group’s leader released an audio message in the style of the terrorist group. It is no surprise to some since Boko Haram had recently begun mimicking the tactics, dress and even videography-style of ISIS. Even their use of social […]

ISIS and Twitter

ISIS and Twitter

The war against ISIS is not just being fought in the Middle East but in social media as well. Once ISIS propaganda is discovered and thwarted, ISIS adapts to continue to exploit Twitter. Brookings Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World is keeping track of how ISIS uses Twitter. They call it The ISIS […]

ISIS Hit by U.S. Air Strikes

ISIS Hit by U.S. Air Strikes

The United States its coalition of Western partners have staged 14 air strikes against ISIS insurgents in Syria and Iraq since early yesterday, according to the group leading the air strikes – the Combined Joint Task Force. The attacks included six air strikes around the border town of Kobani, Syria. During the air strike, three […]

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