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Shock and terror: Islamic State boasts mass executions in Iraq (GRAPHIC)
As part of their psychological war to create a medieval-style caliphate, the Islamic State has released a new shocking video showing scenes of mass executions, warning Iraqi soldiers and others who dare to resist that they will be rounded up and killed.

29.07.2014 19:54

Islamic State opens ‘marriage bureau’ for militants – watchdog
The Islamic State (IS), which controls large parts of Syria and Iraq, has opened an office for registering women willing to marry its militants, a human rights monitoring group reports.

29.07.2014 05:24

Al-Qaeda group releases video of first American suicide bomber in Syria
The Syrian Al-Nusra Front, a jihadist organization aligned with Al-Qaeda, has released a video of a US citizen who blew himself up in a suicide attack in Syria. He is believed to be the first US national to carry out a terror attack in the country.

27.07.2014 05:08

Hamas resumes shelling after agreeing to new 24-hour ceasefire
Fighting briefly subsided in Gaza on Sunday after Hamas agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce in the Strip. Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu, however, slammed the group for failing to accept its own ceasefire and continuing to fire.

27.07.2014 10:12

British ISIS fighter killed by Iraqi soldiers – reports
​A young British man who went to fight in Syria has been shot dead, according to social media reports, after exchanging intense gunfire with Iraqi troops.

16.07.2014 12:21

90% of aircraft destroyed at Tripoli airport, Libya may seek international assistance
Libya is considering a deployment of international force to re-establish security amid a flare-up of violence in Tripoli which saw dozens of rockets destroy most of the civilian aircraft fleet at its international airport.

15.07.2014 03:04

London must stop Britons joining Syria ‘onslaught’ – Syrian FM
Britain's policy towards Syria has been branded “stupid” by Damascus’s deputy foreign minister, Faisal Mekdad. The minister said that it is London’s own duty to prevent Britons from going to the Arab country and kill or be killed in the “onslaught.”

14.07.2014 11:49

Boko Haram chief voices support for IS, claims deadly attacks in new video
The head of Nigeria’s Boko Haram radicals has vowed support for the Sunni Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria and other Islamist groups in a new video, according to AFP. The group also claimed responsibility for the deadly June bombings in Nigeria.

13.07.2014 15:07

French connection: Islamic militants planned to blow up Eiffel Tower, Louvre
Jihadists planned to blow up the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and even a nuclear plant, according to a leaked conversation between an Algerian citizen living in France and a senior officer of Al-Qaeda branch in the Maghreb.

10.07.2014 04:46

Plan to arm Syrian rebels is ineffective and harmful – Ron Paul
Former Congressman Ron Paul has labeled suggestions to arm rebel forces in Syria ineffective and harmful, reiterating previous calls for the United States to disengage from the Middle East entirely.

10.07.2014 01:53

​Tougher new anti-jihadist laws for France amid growing Middle East crisis
France plans to introduce stricter anti-terrorist legislation amid growing concern its nationals are fighting alongside Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq.

09.07.2014 04:30

Islamic threat is exaggerated by ‘oxygen of publicity,’ says former MI6 chief
The former head of British intelligence warned that the threat of ‘pathetic’ British jihadis is being given undue attention in the government and media, a message that is at variance with that of UK PM David Cameron.

08.07.2014 09:11

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