Iraq Hopeful as It Takes Back Ramadi From ISIS

Iraq Hopeful as It Takes Back Ramadi From ISIS

In Ramadi, Iraq, calm was beginning to move throughout the city, and residents were hopeful that they were almost free from the terrors of ISIS. After so much war, however, the city is filled with land mines and other explosives. Brigadier General Ahmed al-Belawi reported that technicians are disabling and removing improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from all […]

Syria Is Facing Increased Bombing Raids

Syria Is Facing Increased Bombing Raids

Syria is facing increased bombing raids as France reacts to the Paris attacks. Launching warplanes from The United Arab Emeritus and Jordan, the French government has stepped up their efforts in combating ISIS. The World Post reports that the French Defense Ministry has confirmed that 10 fighter jets dropped approximately 20 bombs. Targets included munitions depots, […]

Syria Peace Talks Eclipsed by Paris Terror Attacks

Syria Peace Talks Eclipsed by Paris Terror Attacks

Representatives from more than a dozen countries converged in Vienna on Nov. 14, 2015, to find diplomatic channels to end the Syrian conflict. However, the peace talks were eclipsed by the brutal Paris terror attacks on Nov. 13, which left 129 dead and over 350 injured. Although diplomats including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, […]