Category Archives: World

A woman who had been held hostage reacts in shock on September 21, 2013 after she was freed following a security operation at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

Terrorists Challenge Kenyan Government With Mall Attack


Militants from the Somalia-based terrorist organization known as al-Shabab attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, on September 21, killing at least 62 people in…read more

President Obama addresses the nation from the White House.

U.S. to Pursue Diplomatic Solution in Syria


President Barack Obama has been lobbying Congress and the American people to support a military strike against Syrian military targets as punishment for using chemical…read more


7 Top Classroom Resources for Teaching Syria


The civil war raging in the Middle Eastern nation of Syria has become a worldwide source of concern and disagreement. Help  your students understand the…read more

A supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi reacts after identifying the body of a dead family member at a hospital in the Nasr City district of Cairo on August 14, 2013.

Violence Escalates Between Security Forces and Protesters in Egypt


Clashes between Egyptian law enforcement and supporters of the ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi continue to escalate, prompting fears that Egypt could follow nearby Syria…read more

Morsi Supporters Continue Protest One Day After Scores Killed

Egyptian Military Cracks Down on Morsi Supporters


Less than a month after a military coup ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected leader, President Mohammed Morsi, dozens of pro-Morsi supporters were killed in clashes…read more


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