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ISIS leader killed in Special Forces raid

Trump announces details of the mission to the press in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House.
November 18, 2019

For years ISIS has ravaged the Middle East, killing thousands while also destroying countless homes and priceless artifacts. But, on the night of Oct. 26, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in...

Missiles delivered from Russia to Syria

Russia delivers missiles to Syria
October 5, 2018

On Sept. 28, the Russian government announced that the delivery of S-300 missiles to Syria had commenced. This development comes in the aftermath of a friendly-fire incident on Sept. 17, in which the Syrian...

US cuts funding for Palestinian refugees

September 14, 2018

On August 31, the Trump administration cut all aid to the UNWRA, a UN agency that provides support and assistance to Palestinian refugees. “We pay the Palestinians hundreds of millions of dollars...

Festival showcases diversity

International Festival Fashion Show
April 6, 2018

From the Middle East to Europe, Latin America and Africa, Guilford College’s International Festival provided students and faculty the opportunity to celebrate Guilford’s diversity and learn about a...

Protests and democracy

February 26, 2016

Just over five years ago, Tarek el-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi set himself, and subsequently the Arab world, on fire. In December 2010, Bouazizi immolated himself in front of a governor’s building in Sidi...

Using the word terrorist clouds important issues

February 13, 2015

English is a malleable language. By speaking it, we smash and mold its words, often giving them new meanings. When this occurs, adjustments in usage must follow. Following the attack on satirical French...

Obesity struck America, and now it’s striking the Middle East

March 7, 2014

It’s not breaking news. A 2012 Harvard School of Public Health study presented a tie between Saudi Arabia and the U.S. in the prevalence of obesity in adults: 33 percent nationally. “Over the last...

Obama visits Israel and speaks of peace in the Middle East

April 5, 2013

During the 2012 election, Hussein Ibish of the American Task Force on Palestine described the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as “an issue (that has) fallen off the map of U.S. foreign policy attention.” Recently...

PTSD support: Music therapy

March 29, 2013

Fifteen percent of infantrymen returning from the Middle East are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Most of them never get the help they need, instead choosing to deal with their symptoms...

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