The Middle East

The Story of the Yazidis

April 12, 2018 Khalaf Dakheel 0

The Yazidi people are a small religious minority, and one of the most ancient religions in the world, though we currently number less than a million members worldwide. A peaceful and non-aggressive people living in northern Iraq, Syria, Turkey, and parts of Armenia and Georgia. […]

The Middle East

Syria: Iraq 2.0

April 5, 2018 Jackson Richman 0

Yes, ISIS is close to defeat, but the chaos in Syria is only growing. Now that the fight against ISIS in Syria is winding down, the real fight is about to begin, the fight for the future of Syria and the region, and this, even more than the fight against ISIS, is a fight which will decide the fate of the Middle East. […]

The Middle East

US Announces New Aid to Yemen

April 3, 2018 Jackson Richman 0

The United States pledged on Tuesday an additional $87 million in humanitarian aid toward Yemen, which is facing the world’s worst cholera outbreak and largest food-security emergency amid a three-year war, according to the United States Agency for International Development. […]

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From Kurdistan: A Son’s Undying

March 23, 2018 Sabro Kejo 0

By Sabro Kejo In the high desert plains southwest of Sinjar in Iraq, Sufyan Jassim began his life in 2002. His family lived in a small village called Siba-Sheikhedr and his mother, Ahlam Mia’a, lovingly greeted […]