This site collects work by Aram Zucker-Scharff from all over the web.
“Overall at least 1,601 civilians were killed and 3,565 wounded in the war in the first six months of 2016, the United Nations reported, as insurgent groups like the Taliban try to topple the government installed in Kabul after the 2001 U.S.-led military intervention. “Anti-government groups, the largest of which is the Taliban, accounted for […]
“At least 17 people have been killed by a car bomb in the central Iraqi town of Khalis, officials say. “The explosion, about 49 miles (80km) north-east of the capital, Baghdad, was “very strong” a provincial official told a private TV station. “Hospital sources said the death toll was expected to rise, Reuters reports. “The […]
“The Ansbach bombing is the third attack in the southern German state of Bavaria in recent days. “The spate of violence has rattled the country and fueled criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s immigration policies […] “A week ago, a 17-year-old who had arrived in Germany as an unaccompanied minor from Pakistan or Afghanistan carried out […]
“We tried to give the teens what we thought was a safe place to have a good time.” […] “The club said there was “armed security” at the event for children between the ages of 12 and 17, adding there ‘was nothing more we could have done.’” Some of the victims were aged as young […]