Civil Unrest - Africa

Civil Unrest – Africa

Apaches in the Sinai

Apaches in the Sinai

David Schenker The Washington Institute for Near East Policy January 16, 2014 Early next week, Congress will pass new legislation lowering the bar for transferring U.S. weapons to Egypt. Until now, the Obama administration had been prohibited by law from providing munitions to states in which democratically elected governments were removed by the military. Although […]

U.S. has deployed military advisers to Somalia, officials say

U.S. has deployed military advisers to Somalia, officials say

By Craig Whitlock, Friday, January 10, 2014 The U.S. military has deployed a small number of uniformed trainers and advisers to the failed state of Somalia for the first time since 1993, when two helicopters were shot down and 18 Americans were killed in the failed “Black Hawk Down” operation. A cell of U.S. military […]

Soldiers Join Slaughter of Christians in Nigerian Village, Survivors Say

Soldiers Join Slaughter of Christians in Nigerian Village, Survivors Say

Published on Wednesday, 08 January 2014 21:50 From Right Side News RIYOM, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Survivors of Monday’s (Jan. 6) slaughter of 33 Christians in a village in Nigeria’s Plateau state said Special Task Force (STF) soldiers stationed to protect them turned their weapons on those fleeing the attack. Speaking from her hospital bed […]

US, UN to Send Troops to South Sudan

US, UN to Send Troops to South Sudan

23 Dec 2013 NewsMax World The U.S. and the United Nations are preparing to make more peacekeeping troops available for the growing conflict in South Sudan, as President Salva Kiir opened the door to talks with his deposed vice president. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon asked the Security Council for 5,500 soldiers to add to […]

Christians Are Being Burned Alive, Beheaded, Crucified, Tortured To Death And Imprisoned In Metal Shipping Containers

Christians Are Being Burned Alive, Beheaded, Crucified, Tortured To Death And Imprisoned In Metal Shipping Containers

By Michael Snyder, on December 9th, 2013 The “coming persecution of Christians” has already begun.  It is already here.  So why is the mainstream media in the United States almost totally silent about this phenomenon?  When some politician somewhere around the globe inadvertently offends homosexuals or Muslims, it instantly makes headline news.  But very few […]

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood to Coptic Christians: Convert to Islam, or pay ‘jizya’ tax

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood to Coptic Christians: Convert to Islam, or pay ‘jizya’ tax

By Jessica Chasmar The Washington Times Tuesday, September 10, 2013 The Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters have began forcing the roughly 15,000 Christian Copts of Dalga village in Egypt to pay a jizya tax as indicated in Koran 9:29, author and translator Raymond Ibrahim reported on Sunday. Jizya is the money, or tribute, “that conquered […]

How mass protests around the globe have become the ‘new social network’

How mass protests around the globe have become the ‘new social network’

By Peter Beaumont Monday Jun 24, 2013 The demonstrations in Brazil began after a small rise in bus fares triggered mass protests. Within days this had become a nationwide movement whose concerns had spread far beyond fares: more than a million people were on the streets shouting about everything from corruption to the cost of […]

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