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Kurdish-led SDF advance on ISIS members in besieged Syria jail: Monitor Kurdish-led SDF advance on ISIS members in besieged Syria jail: Monitor
Kurdish forces slowly advanced Wednesday inside a Syria prison where ISIS members have been holed up for six days, in violence that has cost hundreds of lives, a war monitor said.More than 100 ...
Middle East 1 days ago
UAE, Saudi Arabia thwart separate Houthi attacks UAE, Saudi Arabia thwart separate Houthi attacks
The Arab Coalition has revealed it destroyed a ballistic missile launched toward Saudi Arabia's Dhahran Al Janub early on Monday, while the UAE said they downed two missiles launched by the ...
Gulf 4 days ago
UN Security Council slams Houthi’s ‘heinous terrorist attacks’ on Abu Dhabi UN Security Council slams Houthi’s ‘heinous terrorist attacks’ on Abu Dhabi
The UN Security Council blasted the Iran-backed Houthis on Friday for the “heinous terrorist attacks in Abu Dhabi.”“The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous ...
Gulf 6 days ago
Pakistan beefs up security in capital after deadly Lahore blast Pakistan beefs up security in capital after deadly Lahore blast
Security was beefed up across Pakistan’s capital Friday, police said, a day after three people were killed and 22 wounded by a bomb in the eastern megacity of Lahore.The country has suffered a string ...
World News 6 days ago
US Treasury Department sanctions Hezbollah-linked individuals, company US Treasury Department sanctions Hezbollah-linked individuals, company
“It is clear Hezbollah and its associates are more concerned with advancing their own interests and those of their patron, Iran, than the best interests of the Lebanese people,” US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement.
Middle East 18 January ,2022
Suspected suicide bombers strike in northwest Syria near Turkish border Suspected suicide bombers strike in northwest Syria near Turkish border
At least three people were killed on Thursday in a series of explosions including two suspected suicide bombings in northwest Syria near the Turkish border, witnesses said, in the first such attacks ...
Middle East 13 January ,2022
US Supreme Court denies appeal of regretful ISIS bride US Supreme Court denies appeal of regretful ISIS bride
The US Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of a woman who left home in Alabama to join ISIS, but then decided she wanted to return to the United States.The justices declined without comment ...
World News 11 January ,2022
Extremist raids leave 500,000 Burkina children without schools Extremist raids leave 500,000 Burkina children without schools
More than half a million children in Burkina Faso are unable to go to school because of attacks by extremists, the government said on Wednesday.Armed extremists have forced the closure of 3,280 ...
World News 05 January ,2022
US condemns Iran-backed Houthis militia’s continued attacks on Saudi Arabia US condemns Iran-backed Houthis militia’s continued attacks on Saudi Arabia
The US condemned the Iran-backed Houthi militia’s continued attacks on Saudi Arabia, stressing that the militia is a threat to its allies, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on ...
Gulf 29 December ,2021
Turkey detains 16 accused of links to ISIS after bookshop clash Turkey detains 16 accused of links to ISIS after bookshop clash
Turkish police detained 16 people accused of links to ISIS on Tuesday after protesters used sticks and stones against security forces trying to shut down an unlicensed religious bookshop, the ...
World News 28 December ,2021
Saudi Arabia executes man for planning attack under direction of ISIS Saudi Arabia executes man for planning attack under direction of ISIS
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior on Monday announced that a man had been executed in Riyadh for planning to target public civilian gatherings through a suicide mission under the direction of ...
Gulf 27 December ,2021
Saudi defenses destroy two Houthi drones launched towards Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport Saudi defenses destroy two Houthi drones launched towards Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport
Saudi Arabia’s defenses on Sunday destroyed two drones launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia towards Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia, the Arab Coalition said.For the latest headlines, ...
Gulf 19 December ,2021
US lauds Saudi Arabia as strong, ‘very capable’ partner in fight against terror US lauds Saudi Arabia as strong, ‘very capable’ partner in fight against terror
“And obviously, I think that there’s been quite a lot of cooperation throughout the region, including with Saudi Arabia, on trying to get a new government formed in Iraq that reflects the will of the Iraqi people,” the US State Department official said.
Middle East 17 December ,2021
Mozambique extremists kidnap 600 women, girls since 2018: HRW Mozambique extremists kidnap 600 women, girls since 2018: HRW
Extremists waging a brutal insurgency in northern Mozambique have abducted more than 600 women and children over the past three years, Human Rights Watch said in report Tuesday.“An armed group linked ...
World News 07 December ,2021
Overconfident China could make miscalculations, UK spy chief says Overconfident China could make miscalculations, UK spy chief says
An overconfident and assertive China under President Xi Jinping and Communist Party rule risks making miscalculations on the international stage, including underestimating the resolve of the United ...
World News 30 November ,2021
Iran is leading state sponsor of terrorism, ISIS remains a threat to US: Official Iran is leading state sponsor of terrorism, ISIS remains a threat to US: Official
Landberg said the Counterterrorism Bureau had spearheaded a diplomatic campaign against Hezbollah, “urging governments to take steps to recognize the group in its entirety as a terrorist organization and to restrict its activities in their countries.”
Middle East 17 November ,2021
UK police identify Liverpool bombing suspect as Emad al-Swealmeen UK police identify Liverpool bombing suspect as Emad al-Swealmeen
The man who died in what police are calling a terrorist attack outside a women’s hospital in Liverpool, UK, has been identified as Emad al-Swealmeen, the BBC reported.For the latest headlines, follow ...
World News 16 November ,2021
Biden taps former US ambassador to Lebanon as next counterterrorism czar Biden taps former US ambassador to Lebanon as next counterterrorism czar
President Joe Biden has nominated Elizabeth Richard, the former US ambassador to Lebanon, to become the State Department’s Coordinator for Counterterrorism, the White House said Monday.Richard was ...
World News 15 November ,2021
OIC welcomes UN sanctions of ‘terrorist’ Houthi leaders  OIC welcomes UN sanctions of ‘terrorist’ Houthi leaders 
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in statement welcomed the United Nations Security Council’s addition of three leaders of the “terrorist” Iran-backed Houthi militia on the international ...
Gulf 14 November ,2021
UN sanctions three Houthi militants over Marib offensive UN sanctions three Houthi militants over Marib offensive
The United Nations has added three leading Houthi militants to its list of people sanctioned in Yemen, the British mission to the world body said Wednesday.The sanctions were imposed following ...
Gulf 11 November ,2021
ISIS in Afghanistan ‘under control’: Taliban ISIS in Afghanistan ‘under control’: Taliban
Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers said Wednesday that the threat posed by the ISIS group in the country was “more or less under control” despite recent bloody attacks that have killed dozens.Spokesman ...
Middle East 10 November ,2021
Pakistan agrees one-month ‘complete ceasefire’ with local Taliban militants Pakistan agrees one-month ‘complete ceasefire’ with local Taliban militants
Pakistan and local Taliban militants have agreed a one-month ceasefire which may be extended if both sides agree, spokesmen said on Monday, opening the possibility of a fuller peace accord to help end ...
World News 08 November ,2021
US lawmakers call on Biden admin. to designate Muslim Brotherhood as terror group US lawmakers call on Biden admin. to designate Muslim Brotherhood as terror group
US lawmakers have reintroduced a bill calling on the State Department to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.“It’s high time we join our allies in the Arab world in formally ...
Middle East 04 November ,2021
Kosovo sanctions seven people, one company for links to Lebanon’s Hezbollah Kosovo sanctions seven people, one company for links to Lebanon’s Hezbollah
Neither Lebanon nor Palestine recognize Kosovo’s 2008 independence
Middle East 28 October ,2021
How Lebanon’s Hezbollah widens Iran’s Middle East reach How Lebanon’s Hezbollah widens Iran’s Middle East reach
The Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah has worked hand in glove with Iran across the Middle East since it was established in 1982. Here’s what you need to know about one of the most important ...
Middle East 15 October ,2021