The inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial opened in the Windy City this weekend, claiming the distinction of the largest exhibition of contemporary architecture in North America.120 participating architectural firms from more than 30 countries will present 93 exhibits until 3 January, aiming to show how architecture can "radically transform our lived experience."
The latest U.S. assessment of Moscow's activity in western Syria indicates Russia has moved several ground combat weapons and troops into the area to potentially back up Syrian forces in the field planning to attack anti-regime forces, according to two U.S. defense officials.
The Sharia Camp in Dohuk, Iraq houses 18,575 people in 4000 tents. It opened in 2014 and includes four schools -- two Arabic, two Kurdish. Many residents have escaped from their home in Sinjar after ISIS invaded and captured many Yazidis.