Why Algeria is Arming Itself Militarily?

Why Algeria is Arming Itself Militarily?

In the last few years, Algeria has managed to maintain the first rank of the most armed country in the African continent, as the rate of weapons import is about 52% of the arms imported by the entire continent. This comes at a time when Algeria witnesses an internal security and stability situation that may not justify such a huge armament, in turn, the country having deep social problems at all sectors needs an allocation of huge financial budgets similar to those spent on weapons.

Fulani Pastoralists Crisis in Northern Nigeria

Fulani Pastoralists Crisis in Northern Nigeria

For the past few years, the crisis of the Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria has been the headlines of many news agencies and a topic for discussion in the public arena. The Fulani crisis has numerous factors attached to it; Religious, political, ethnic, environmental (climate change). The crisis is also not peculiar to Nigeria. It is rather a regional or even a continental crisis.

The Silent Screams of Syria’s Prisoner Women

The Silent Screams of Syria’s Prisoner Women

Crimes against women consist of the ugliest face of dirty war in Syria. Being relatives of or having close relationships with the opponents against regime was seen as a sufficient reason for the imprisonment, torture, and killing of thousands of Syrian women.

The Revenge of Geography; Can Morocco ignore the geography surrounding it in its foreign policy?

The Revenge of Geography; Can Morocco ignore the geography surrounding it in its foreign policy?

The article defends that it is impossible for Morocco to attain any regional or global status or influence in its regional sphere if it continues to ignore the geography surrounding it, and even its hostility and challenge for this geography in many cases. Djallel Khechib underlines Morocco has no choice but to strengthen its relations with Algeria and to zero its outstanding problems with it, especially the issue of Western Sahara.

  • Human Rights
  • Muslim Minorities
  • Islamic World
The Silent Screams of Syria’s Prisoner Women

The Silent Screams of Syria’s Prisoner Women

August 30, 2018

Crimes against women consist of the ugliest face of dirty war in Syria. Being relatives of or having close relationships with the opponents against regime was seen as a sufficient reason for the imprisonment, torture, and killing of thousands of Syrian women.

Srebrenica Genocide Will Not Be Forgotten

Srebrenica Genocide Will Not Be Forgotten

July 28, 2018

In Srebrenica having witnessed the greatest genocide in Europe after World War II, 8,372 innocent Bosnian Muslims under United Nations (UN) peacekeeping force protection were slaughtered by the Serbs, just because of their religious and national identity. In addition, hundreds of women and little girls were raped during the war. Tens of thousands of people who took refuge in Srebrenica which was declared as a "safe zone" were forcibly removed from the city.


Marawi: A City of Ruins Waiting to Be Reborn

Marawi: A City of Ruins Waiting to Be Reborn

June 8, 2018

Marawi is the oldest Muslim city in the Philippines. With its historical monuments and buildings, Marawi is a venerable place by the Muslims of Mindanao as the Mecca of Philippines. The city also was the only recognized “Islamic City of Philippines”. Marawi having a high number of madrasas was famous for being an educational center for Muslims. 

Myanmar's Conundrum: Rohingya

Myanmar's Conundrum: Rohingya

May 14, 2018

The latest operations in the regions where Rohingyas live infer that the ongoing process started in 2012 is moving towards a nonrecoverable point. The exclusion that the Rohingyas have been going through as of this date evokes itself in a harsh and bloody way in both political and social sense. Today's developments and the period as of the 2015 elections have become a sheer tragedy which the world cannot ignore in which the people in Arakan continue to lose their lives, lands, and futures.


Why Algeria is Arming Itself Militarily?

Why Algeria is Arming Itself Militarily?

September 10, 2018

In the last few years, Algeria has managed to maintain the first rank of the most armed country in the African continent, as the rate of weapons import is about 52% of the arms imported by the entire continent. This comes at a time when Algeria witnesses an internal security and stability situation that may not justify such a huge armament, in turn, the country having deep social problems at all sectors needs an allocation of huge financial budgets similar to those spent on weapons.

The Silent Screams of Syria’s Prisoner Women

The Silent Screams of Syria’s Prisoner Women

August 30, 2018

Crimes against women consist of the ugliest face of dirty war in Syria. Being relatives of or having close relationships with the opponents against regime was seen as a sufficient reason for the imprisonment, torture, and killing of thousands of Syrian women.


  • Humanitarian Diplomacy
  • Humanitarian Relief
  • War and Conflict
Humanitarian Diplomacy: A Discussion

Humanitarian Diplomacy: A Discussion

May 30, 2018

The civil society organizations are more appropriate for and more flexible in humanitarian diplomacy activities than states, since the latter has many bureaucratic obstacles to overcome in order to intervene in a crisis and reach a humanitarian outcome clear of selfish political ends.

Experiences in Africa and Problem Areas from IHH’s Perspective

Experiences in Africa and Problem Areas from IHH’s Perspective

July 24, 2017

We are living in a world today where income inequality is constantly on the rise.  The eight richest people in the world control as much wealth as one half of the global population. This system that keeps promoting a sense of false security survives by creating impoverished masses. One of the biggest victims of this situation is, without doubt, the continent of Africa. Colonized for centuries, the riches of this continent were looted and the people inhabiting it were humiliated and enslaved.

A New Discipline: Humanitarian Diplomacy and Its Principles

A New Discipline: Humanitarian Diplomacy and Its Principles

April 6, 2017

Before 1990, human rights violations were seen as the internal affairs of individual states; thus, human rights violations in a state were not considered as issues requiring foreign intervention. However, after the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War, human rights violations went beyond being the internal affairs of individual states, and became a current issue of international law.

The Global Food Crisis

The Global Food Crisis

July 17, 2018

Although there are quite many problems that accompanied the globalization process, the food crisis is the most important one, for it directly affects the survival of human beings. Today, the rise in food prices globally has turned into a global crisis. Stimulated by the political and economic instabilities in various regions, this situation has become even more chronic in many regions.

Remembering Mavi Marmara

Remembering Mavi Marmara

May 30, 2018

One of the most important manifestations of the Palestinian solidarity activities having been conducted in recent years is Freedom Flotilla. From all over the world, hundreds of people gathered for the sole purpose of helping the Palestinian people in Gaza by not only delivering humanitarian aid but also showing solidarity to them and drawing world’s attention.

Why Algeria is Arming Itself Militarily?

Why Algeria is Arming Itself Militarily?

September 10, 2018

In the last few years, Algeria has managed to maintain the first rank of the most armed country in the African continent, as the rate of weapons import is about 52% of the arms imported by the entire continent. This comes at a time when Algeria witnesses an internal security and stability situation that may not justify such a huge armament, in turn, the country having deep social problems at all sectors needs an allocation of huge financial budgets similar to those spent on weapons.

Fulani Pastoralists Crisis in Northern Nigeria

Fulani Pastoralists Crisis in Northern Nigeria

September 4, 2018

For the past few years, the crisis of the Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria has been the headlines of many news agencies and a topic for discussion in the public arena. The Fulani crisis has numerous factors attached to it; Religious, political, ethnic, environmental (climate change). The crisis is also not peculiar to Nigeria. It is rather a regional or even a continental crisis.

Global Report on Children 2018

Global Report on Children 2018

June 5, 2018

It is children, the most vulnerable segment of any society, who suffer the most from all of the modern world’s crises, abuses, moral decay and poverty. This report considers the elements leading to the suffering of children, regardless of the diversity of the causes, and also highlights the abuses they suffer. It aims to present a picture of what being a child means in the globalizing world of the 21st century.