News Roundup 5/3/17

  • The Texas legislature is looking to pass a bill that will allow for illegal immigrant children to be held in US detention centers indefinitely. The bill was written by a company that operates detention facilities. [Link] Immigration/Refugee Fyle
  • Three US soldiers in Afghanistan were wounded by an ISIS suicide attack. Eight Afghani civilians died in the attack. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle 
  • The Pentagon claims they are only responsible for 14 civilians deaths from an attack in Mosul on March 17th that killed over 200 civilians. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • ISIS carried out an attack on an SDF position that left 46 dead. The attack involved a few ISIS fighters who detonated suicide vests after firing all their ammo. The attack targeted civilians who were in an SDF camp after fleeing ISIS-held territory. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • The leader of al-Qaeda in Yemen says that US-backed forces are fighting alongside al-Qaeda in Yemen. Saudi Arabia is using Yemeni Sunni tribal fighters in an attempt to win a war against the Houthi. The US is assisting Saudi Arabia in their air war and blockade against the Houthi. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle

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