Stories about War & Conflict from October, 2014
In Photos: Gaza Rises Above the Rubble to Celebrate Eid
In Gaza, there is hope amidst rubble, destruction, and loss. Twitter users began circulating images of crowded streets and markets, and shared positive messages.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Does ‘Ask-Me-Anything’ on Russian Geek Forum
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin showed up on a Russian geek forum this morning to do an "Ask-Me-Anything" style Q&A session with its users.
Activists Start Calling Israel #JSIL -the Jewish State of Israel in the Levant
Pro-Palestine activists on Twitter are comparing the atrocities Israeli forces are accused of committing in Gaza to tactics employed by ISIS in its bloody quest to conquer Syria and Iraq.
Macedonians Criticize President Ivanov's Surprising UN Speech
"Rule no1. You just never say this! President Ivanov @UNSC 'Our region and our countries are not prepared for this [#ISIS] threat.'"
Should Muslims Apologize for ISIS’ Atrocities?
One social media campaign has Muslims speaking out against ISIS under the hashtag #NotInMyName, while another, #MuslimApologies, parodies the expectation that Muslims should apologize for the actions of a few.
One Westerner's View of the “Global War on Terror”
As the United States-led international coalition forges ahead with its fight against ISIS, the Al Qaeda offshoot which has come to control large parts of Iraq and Syria using brutal and violent tactics, Bermudian blogger catch a fire shares his thoughts about this “new war”, which he believes will only...
ISIS Recruits Fan Bahrain's Sectarian Flames With YouTube Call to Arms
Four Bahrainis who have joined the terrorist group ISIS called on the Sunni population in Bahrain to take up arms and join the fight against their ruling “tyrants.”