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North Korean Missile Launch May

North Korean Missile Launch May

Evidence has arisen regarding the December 12 North Korean missile test launch that is causing concern with United States and South Korean officials. The launch came as a surprise to both the U. S. and Asian allied nations, in spite of extensive intelligence-gathering operations centered around North Korea. U. S. officials are now investigating the [...]

U.S. Citizen Arrested in North Korea

U.S. Citizen Arrested in North Korea

A North Korean state news agency has reported the arrest of a United States citizen, this past Friday. The Korean Central News Agency reported that Bae Jun Ho entered the nation on November 3rd to carry out a tour, and that, upon being arrested, the man confessed to the still unspecified crime. A U.S. official [...]

Syrian Civil War Spreading

Syrian Civil War Spreading

The Syrian civil war spread into Lebanon on Sunday, December 8. Reports indicate that there were four fatalities from gunfire in clashes that took place in the city of Tripoli. Rebel forces have recently gained influence in Northern Syria, as well as near Damascus. the United Nation’s Special Representative for Syria and the Arab League, [...]

Israel Hamas Conflict Shifts In Power

Israel Hamas Conflict Shifts In Power

Hamas and Israel have agreed to a cease-fire, the aftermath of which has greatly changed the political structure of the Middle East. Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has drawn support to his new administration, as his leading of the negotiations between Hamas and Israel is convincing many that he is going to be a worthy leader [...]

Will Shehata Negotiate a Cease-Fire?

Violence has flared between Gaza and Israel, as Israel seeks to end the daily rocket strikes that have been assailing Israeli cities. Israel has led three days of air strikes against Gaza, who is now calling for Israel to end its assault and “all acts of aggression and assassination,” as well as ending its blockade [...]

Syrian LCC Breaks Support of Syrian National Council

The Syrian National Council (SNC) has elected former spokesperson George Sabra as its president. The appointment was made on Friday, November 9, at a meeting in Doha, Qatar. The SNC has proved to be one of the primary opposition groups throughout the conflict in Syria. On the same day as the change in leadership, the [...]

Rebels Attack Syrian Military Airport

Seeking to deny the government of its overwhelmingly powerful air support, rebel forces in Syria attacked the Taftanaz military airport on Saturday, November 3. According to SANA, the state-run news agency, many terrorists were killed in the attack, and all of the terrorists’ weapons and vehicles were destroyed, as well. In response, Syrian Observatory for [...]

Cease-Fire Broken in Syria

An explosion on Saturday morning, October 27, 2012, shattered an already unstable cease-fire in Syria. The cease fire was called under observance of the Eid al-Adha holiday: a four day holiday that started this past Friday. The explosion took place in the Deir Ezzor, originating from a car bomb. The actual target of the attack [...]

Fighting Increases in Aleppo, Syria

Fighting has escalated in Aleppo, Syria, this past Saturday, September 29,2012, with repeated military clashes and a raging fire causing significant damage to the city. Syrian Arab News Agency has stated that in Saturday’s clashes dozens of rebels were killed in action, and many more were routed from hideouts and controlled neighborhoods. A large portion [...]

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