The American-led military coalition in Iraq is investigating reports that as many as 200 civilians were killed in American airstrikes in Mosul, a city in northern Iraq, March 17. If confirmed, the airstrikes will rank among the highest civilian death tolls in an American air mission since the United States went to war in Iraq […]
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While the world expressed its solidarity with France after the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris, in which 129 people were killed and more than 350 injured, another tragedy that happened just one day before went mostly unnoticed in the West and was overshadowed by the vast media coverage of the Paris attacks.
In response to the bombings and mass shootings Nov. 13 in Paris, Facebook created a profile picture filter which resembles the France flag to support the country. But how does this filter actually support a terrorized country?
With the outpouring of support for Muslims on social media, you would think that the overall anti-Muslim sentiment would not be as harsh, but hate crimes have already begun to dominate local media reports in North America and Europe in wake of the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.
Refugees are fleeing Syria’s brutal civil war by the millions, creating one of the world’s biggest refugee crises since World War II. The United States has pledged to help those who have been displaced, but it is not nearly enough.
Professor of Information Technology and Decision Science Yehia Mortagy presented a scholarly analysis on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in his faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Kent Badger, professor of health services management, provided additional background information on the issue.