by Beenish Ahmed Posted on March 24, 2015
“[T]oday is a somber day in Nigeria, as Chinua Achebe was laid to rest in his native village,” Ambassador Susan Rice tweeted, even though the literary great died two years ago.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on March 18, 2015
Selma Elluni Rekik told an Italian news outlet a day before the bloody rampage, "Everything is under control.”
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on March 13, 2015
"Some of the oldest Christian communities in the world are disappearing in the very lands where their faith was born and first took root," a report issued by the Center for American Progress notes.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on March 11, 2015
It's basically never an apt comparison.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on March 4, 2015
"Our fun and smile will fight ISIS.”
“[The arrests were] the last resort as there was no other option. There is a lot of pressure on the local administration to tackle these refusals,” Pervez Kamal Khan, the head of health services in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 24, 2015
"Women fight for personal as well as political power, often sacrificing one for the other. If the world ignores that fact, it will miss a chance to deal with the identity politics that sustain war."
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 19, 2015
“Terrorism is not just job-seeking by another name. It’s driven by deep-seated problems and personal frustrations in that society," Keith Proctor, a policy researcher with the development organization Mercy Corps said.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 17, 2015
In 2012, nearly one-fourth of about 6,000 Jewish people in eight European Union countries said that they had experienced some form of anti-semitic harassment in the year before the survey.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 12, 2015
When asked if he has scaled back foreign aid workers from Syria in light of ISIS' killings, Trevor Hughes of International Relief and Development said, “I’m hesitant to send anybody anywhere in Syria."