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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

U.S., Arab Allies Strike IS Jihadists In Syria

Fighter jets, bombers, drones, and Tomahawk missiles were fired from U.S. warships at targeted IS fighter positions, training compounds, command centers, and armed vehicles.

September 23, 2014

Hundreds Feared Dead In ‘Massive’ Boko Haram Village Raids

Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) – Hundreds of people may have been killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack on four villages in northeast Nigeria, a local lawmaker and residents said on Thursday. Gunmen in military uniform struck the Gwoza district of Borno state late on Tuesday, razing homes, churches and mosques and killing residents who tried […]

June 5, 2014

Syrian Government Declares War On Its Own Civilians

The now months-old domestic protest movement against the hardline — and less-than-democratic — rule of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad faced its most brutal crackdown yet this weekend, with some 75 confirmed dead: The simultaneous raids on several cities came a day before the holy month of Ramadan, during which activists had vowed to escalate their […]

July 31, 2011