The recent escape of jail intimates in Yemen will only worsen the situation in the country which is already in tatters, and will lead to even more suffering among the civilian population, political analyst Max Abrahms, told RT.
Al-Qaeda’s American mouthpiece says atrocities being perpetrated by Islamic State are utterly unspeakable, and will prevent perpetrators from entering ‘paradise’ if they continue to sin against their Muslim brothers and sisters.
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait it is important not to immediately blame Islam or Muslims, but carefully scrutinize the situation, is the message from various political analysts who spoke to RT.
A federal grand jury in Arizona has indicted a man suspected of plotting a shooting at a “Draw Mohammed” exhibition in Garland, Texas. Prosecutors said he also wanted to join Islamic State (IS, aka ISIS/ISIL) extremists and attack the Super Bowl.
An American citizen has been accused of planning to build and detonate a bomb as part of a terror plot after three months of undercover surveillance by federal agents. The student from New York has been arrested and is being held without bail.
The Pentagon has announced it conducted an airstrike in Libya targeting an Al-Qaeda-associated militant, but could not be completely sure that it succeeded. The Libyan government, meanwhile, has claimed the strike killed the notorious Mokhtar Belmokhtar.
A testimony by TSA whistleblowers before a Senate panel says that the agency is suffering from low morale and a culture of “fear and distrust.” It also mentioned that accelerated screening clearances are handed out like “Halloween candy.”