Middle East

Israel steps up attacks on Gaza Strip

Israel steps up attacks on Gaza Strip

The Israeli army has fired missiles into the northern Gaza Strip in retaliation for a rocket that was reportedly fired into southern Israel from Palestinian territory. Several people injured in the Gaza Strip following several nights of attacks by Israel, including a 17-year-old Palestinian youth who sustained an injury after his foot was struck by shrapnel. So far, no group[Read More...]

Chilcot report uncovers lies used to invade Iraq

Chilcot report uncovers lies used to invade Iraq

Tony Blair lied about the necessity of launching a war in Iraq – it’s official. On July 6th 2016, the Chilcot Report published a damning indictment of the events that led up to the Iraq war. Sir John Chilcot scrutinised almost a decade of government policy decisions that were made between 2001 and 2009. In his report, he found that[Read More...]

Brits resent Tony Blair’s military invasion

Brits resent Tony Blair’s military invasion

The majority of Brits cannot absolve former prime minister Tony Blair of his war crimes, according to a new poll. Research published by YouGov revealed that just eight per cent of Britons believe that Tony Blair did nothing wrong. However, 53 per cent said that his actions can never be excused. A further 15 per cent said it was time[Read More...]

Nawal al-Hawsawi

Meet Nawal al-Hawsawi: Saudi Arabia’s answer to Rosa Parks

Nawal al-Hawsawi is no ordinary woman. Dubbed ‘the Rosa Parks of Saudi Arabia’, Nawal is helping to challenge social norms and stereotypes by holding on fiercely to her independence and breaking convention. Not only is she one of the first black, female pilots in Saudi Arabia, she is also an outspoken critic against racism and sexisim in her country. For this[Read More...]

Has World War Three begun?

Has World War Three begun?

It is one of the hardest things to imagine in our lifetime, but with the war against terrorism and Daesh one has to ask the question has world war three already begun. The recent news events make depressing reading. We hear each day how Syrians are being bombarded by allies in the fight against Daesh, and then Daesh responds with[Read More...]