The CIA's Drone War in the Middle East and Africa

By YUUKI REAL, age 13 An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, or drone. PHOTO: U.S. Air Force/Lt Col Leslie Pratt The CIA’s use of military drones is a topic of great controversy. Military drones are aerial bombers that are unmanned, which means they are controlled by computers...

Middle East News

Protests against Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad’s government started in mid-March 2011, and have continued since. PHOTO: IrinNews/Syriana2011 By AMANDA VENDER Syria: People want the president out An uprising against President Bashar al-Assad has been going on...

Soccer Riots in Egypt

PHOTO: Flickr/SIERRAROMEA By Kid Reporter IRATI EGORHO DIEZ, age 9 On February 2 in Egypt, legions of angry soccer fans (called Ultras) took to the streets in a riot after a match between two Egyptian soccer teams, Masry from the city Port Said and Al-Ahly, from...

U.S. Robot Planes Kill People from the Skies

Drones are planes that fly without a human pilot. The Obama administration has used drones in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Ethiopia, Somalia and Libya to kill people it thinks are a threat. The practice is controversial and likely illegal. PHOTO: Flickr/James...

Meet Yasemin A Bedouin From Egypt

Meet…. Yasemin… A Bedouin From Egypt Name: Yasemin Age: 10 Hometown: Dahab, Egypt (Bedouin Town on the Red Sea famous for coral reefs and scuba diving) Languages Spoken: Arabic and English Favorite Subject: Arabic Favorite Activity: Reading Favorite Food: Chicken When...