Weekly Newscast — May 9, 2015

  This week on War News Radio, a Textcast! Protests turn deadly in Burundi over the coming presidential elections, Shots are fired at a Mohammad Cartoon contest in Texas, Netanyahu manages to create a coalition government, Houthis in Yemen expand control of port city of Aden, and a xenophobic right…

Weekly Newscast – March 27, 2015

This week on War News Radio, a coalition led by Saudi Arabia started airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, a US announcement that it will join airstrikes against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Tikrit prompted over a third of Iraqi fighters to withdraw or refuse to cooperate in the…

Understanding the Process: Israeli Elections

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will likely serve a fourth term after this week’s general election, but many of the details of the new government are still up in the air. Israel’s parliamentary government has a proportional electoral system, where each political party receives seats in the 120-seat central parliament,…

Weekly Newscast – March 9, 2015

Last week on War News Radio, Iraq launched the largest military operation against ISIS since last June, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a speech before Congress, Boko Haram released a video earlier this week that claims to show the public execution of two hostages, and more.

Weekly Newscast – February 27, 2015

This week on War News Radio, Nigeria president Goodluck Jonathan announced progress in the campaign against Boko Haram, tribal leaders and human rights activists reported that Islamic State militants have taken over 200 hostages in raids, the president of Yemen fled the capital city of Sanaa, and more.