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IS, ISIS or ISIL? Trump’s Pentagon clarifies how they name ‘the enemy’

Saturday, 25 February 2017

It is early days yet for the Trump Administration in formulate policies, domestic as well as in ......

Canada drops the name ISIS as it is not state or Islamic

Thursday, 08 September 2016

The Canadian government will no longer call the Islamic State (IS) militant group with its name but ......

Oil prices down after Obama speech on Iraq strategy

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Oil prices fell in Asia Thursday after coming under pressure due to weak global demand and a supply ......

Britain to outline tougher anti-militant measures

Monday, 01 September 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron was to outline tougher measures against militant suspects Monday after ......

UN: Iraq violence claimed 1,420 lives last month

Monday, 01 September 2014

The United Nations on Monday placed August’s death toll of violence in Iraq at more than 1,420 ......

'Looney Tunes'-style cartoon takes aim at ISIS

Monday, 01 September 2014

The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking ......

Iraq retakes town of Suleiman Bek from militants

Monday, 01 September 2014

Iraqi Kurdish forces and Shiite militiamen retook the town of Sulaiman Bek from militants on Monday, ......

ISIS takes over Iraq’s biggest dam

Sunday, 03 August 2014

Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) took over Iraq's biggest dam unopposed by ......

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

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ISIS militants seize town near Baghdad

Friday, 27 June 2014

Armed insurgents belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are reportedly advancing ......

Russian envoy sees prospect of terrorist state in Syria and Iraq

Friday, 27 June 2014

Russia's U.N. ambassador said Thursday there is a real prospect of a terrorist state springing up ......

Fighting ISIS starts by standing up to Maliki

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Joyce Karam is the Washington Bureau Chief for Al-Hayat Newspaper, an International Arabic Daily based in London. She has covered American politics extensively since 2004 with focus on U.S. policy towards the Middle East. Prior to that, she worked as a Journalist in Lebanon, covering the Post-war situation. Joyce holds a B.A. in Journalism and an M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution. Twitter: @Joyce_Karam
 

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Jordan bolsters defense on Iraq border

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Jordan beefed up its border defenses with Iraq on Sunday after Sunni gunmen seized territory close ......

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 ......

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