Monthly Archives: "February 2014"

Boko Haram militants are acused of killing more than 40 students from the Federal Government College in the city of Buni Yadi, Yobe state. The attack took place overnight, while students were sleeping in their...

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As expected, the situation in Thailand is not getting better, but even worse after the elections held in February 2nd, by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Until now, most of the violent clashes happened between the...

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The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution on Saturday, demanding that warring parties in Syria allow access across the country to humanitarian aid. While Russia, with support from China, has vetoed three...

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Syria: Bloody Spring Ahead

February 25, 2014

The second round of the Geneva II Peace Conference on Syria has ended on February 15th without achieving, no surprise there, any sort of real results. Although the two parties......

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Two separate bombings took place in the last week in the northwestern area of Pakistan: one regards the air strikes upon the Taliban hideouts in the Tirah valley and the other is the insurgents’ response...

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The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) offer humanitarian support for injured (both civilian and rebels) at Syrian border and hundreds of injuries were treated in Israel so far. Though the IDF provision humanitarian support, a senior...

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In the context of the latest disputes in the East and South China Seas, an analysis on the Sino-American relations is highly relevant. More than this, an assement of the factors that influence the relationship...

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Just a day after Taliban insurgents have offered to stop attacks if the army will stop to target them, Pakistani jets bombed Thursday, February 20, the Taliban hideouts from the north west of country, killing...

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Photo credits: Ahmed al-Fardan/ www.dw.de

Bahrain: The Unseen Revolution

February 18, 2014

The revolutions of the Arab Spring seemed to have been more successful against the presidents than against the monarchs. Although most of the kingdoms and sheikhdoms spread from Oman at the tip of the Arabian...

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International peacekeeping operations will be reinforced in the Central African Republic (CAR), fearing that the country is on the break of ethnical split, an unaccepted perspective for CAR President Pananza. As a response to the...

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