The civil war in Syria has been spilling into US headlines lately, especially since allegations of chemical weapon use have thrown a spotlight on President Obama. Here are 6 heartbreaking human rights crises that aren’t making it onto the evening news.
Yesterday we reported at ViralRead that Isreali soliders have been fired upon by Syrian forces, injuring two Israeli soldiers. In response, Israel has fired guided missiles into Syria, destroying a military post. “We take the firing at IDF [Israeli Defence Forces] forces in Israeli territory very seriously,” Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon announced. It remains unclear whether the weekend’s shots were targeting Israel or spillover from the Syrian civil war. […]
The AP is reporting 2 dead after what appears to be a suicide bomber attack at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey. This marks the second U.S. Embassy attack in less than 6 months. On September 11, 2012, the U.S. Embassy in Libya was attacked, leaving 4 Americans dead. The attack, adds to an already tense situation in the Middle East. As conditions continue to deteriorate in Syria, Turkey has […]