Middle East

Public says no on Syria, government should listen
By Garrison S. Murphy ’15 The Roundup It would be difficult to find someone who hasn’t heard about the escalating conflict in Syria. Syria’s current president Bashar al-Assad’s regime allegedly used chemical warheads, against Syrian citizens Aug. 21 in an effort to eliminate rebel forces The result was horrifying — at least 1,300 individuals were reported dead and 3,600 were treated for gas related injuries, according to George Sabra, an…
Political structures crumble in Middle East due to protests

By Brian Brannon ’11
THE ROUNDUP

Brophy students have been bombarded with information from various sources regarding controversy in the Middle East.

The current wildfire of political uprisings within the Middle East requires students to examine the causes of these events and the effect they have on each other.

The siege of Tunisia’s government began in December as citizens started demanding more jobs and more freedom from the government, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation.