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Who Are The Kurds?

Who Are The Kurds?

In Iraq right now, the Sunni Militant group ISIS is fighting against the Shiite run government for control of most of the country. But those aren’t the only groups in Iraq. There is a whole other section of people called the Kurds, who are involved in the dispute, the politics, and pretty much everything else …

Yemen – summary of 28 years of history

Yemen – summary of 28 years of history

In just 28 years of existence, insurrections, conflicts, riots, terrorist attacks and wars have weakened and divided this country which is the poorest in the Middle East. Let’s retrace on a map, since its creation, the history of the Republic of Yemen. We begin in 1988 when Yemen was divided in two. In the south, …

Syria’s war: Who is fighting and why

Syria’s war: Who is fighting and why

Syria’s war is mess. After 6 years, the conflict is divided between four sides, each side with foreign backers. And those foreign backers don’t even agree with each other on who they are fighting for and who they are fighting against. And now, Syria’s use of chemical weapons has provoked President Donald Trump to directly …