Category Archives: International

U.N. World Refugee Day report highlights growing South Sudan refugee crisis International, News

The United Nations Refugee Agency released a report to mark world refugee day today, suggesting the international community should brace itself for South Sudan to become the next Syria.

According to the report, more than 1.8 million people are currently displaced in South Sudan and of those who fled, two-thirds were children under the age of five.

Tehran terror attacks not easily rationalized International, News, Politics

The motivations and messages of today’s ISIS attack on the Iranian capital are political and religious, an expert says. The assault on the national parliament building and the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini took the lives of 12 people and injured at least 42 others, and closely follows Saturday’s attack in London. It is also the most recent of a series perpetrated during Ramadan.