ISIS’s sex slaves pushed to suicide: Amnesty

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Yazidi women and girls held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and forced into sexual ......

How Beyonce inspired an Iraqi peace movement

Friday, 31 October 2014

Since its release two years ago, I Was Here, a song by U.S. pop star Beyonce, has been adopted by a ......

UAE official warns of potential for ISIS-Shabab link

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat warned Wednesday that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ......

Iraqi army starts to ‘act like one’: U.S.

Friday, 24 October 2014

Iraq’s fractured army began to reform and stage local attacks on the Islamic State of Iraq and ......

Sectarianism in the Middle East is not at all coincidental

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Dr. Ramzy Baroud has been writing about the Middle East for over 20 years. He is an internationally-syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author of several books and the founder of PalestineChronicle.com. His books include “Searching Jenin”, “The Second Palestinian Intifada” and his latest “My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story”. His website is www.ramzybaroud.net and he tweets @RamzyBaroud.


Oil cargo from Iraqi Kurdistan has arrived in Croatia

Sunday, 17 August 2014

A delivery of crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan has arrived at Croatia's Adriatic sea port of Omisalj, ......

An era of new regional mandates in the Arab world

Saturday, 28 June 2014

Eyad Abu Shakra (also written as Ayad Abou-Chakra) began his media career in 1973 with Annahar newspaper in Lebanon. He joined Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper in the UK in 1979, occupying several positions including: Senior Editor, Managing Editor, and Head of Research Unit, as well as being a regular columnist. He has several published works, including books, chapters in edited books, and specialized articles, in addition to frequent regular TV and radio appearances. Eyad tweets @eyad1949


Iraqi helicopters strike militant-held Tikrit

Saturday, 28 June 2014

The Iraqi military and witnesses say government helicopter gunships have conducted airstrikes in the ......

Jordan sends reinforcements to its border with Iraq

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

The Jordanian army has deployed tanks and armored vehicles near Treaibeel border crossing with Iraq, ......

Cat got your gun? Iraq, Syria jihadist pictures go viral

Sunday, 22 June 2014

There's no scaredy-cats here, Islamist jihadists allegedly fighting in Iraq and Syria want us to ......

Convoy of Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki gets demolished

Sunday, 22 June 2014

A video uploaded to YouTube on Friday shows a completely destroyed convoy - allegedly belonging to ......

ISIS burns pile of ‘haram’ cigarettes in Iraq

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Jihadist insurgents in Iraq have purportedly begun enforcing their opinions on the ills of smoking ......

Blair: 2003 Iraq invasion not to blame for crisis

Sunday, 15 June 2014

The UK's former Prime Minister Tony Blair lashed out at critics who linked the U.S.-led 2003 ......

Al-Qaeda's apology: we slaughtered you, but we didn't mean it!

Friday, 27 December 2013

Abdullah Hamidaddin is a writer and commentator on religion, Middle Eastern societies and politics with a focus on Saudi Arabia and Yemen. He is currently a PhD candidate in King’s College London. He can be followed on Twitter: @amiq1