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Syria

​A not so ‘frozen’ conflict in the South Caucasus
As the world is preoccupied with the events unfolding in Gaza and eastern Ukraine, another zone of conflict has flared up in the South Caucasus.

08.08.2014 14:53

'Jihadist' flag flown at entrance of East London housing estate
A black flag, bearing white Arabic inscriptions similar to those flown by Jihadis, was mounted at the entrance of a housing estate in Canary Wharf’s East London early this week.

08.08.2014 08:42

Kiev’s ‘chivalrous’ atrocities: Moscow UN envoy slams Poroshenko jive
The Kiev leadership, which vowed its military would “never use force against civilians” and would risk their lives to keep people away from harm, conduct their op with “outrageous atrocity” resulting in multiple casualties, said Russia’s UN ambassador.

31.07.2014 18:59

HSBC terminates Gaza-linked Islamic charity’s bank account and others
HSBC has written to an array of UK Islamic charitable organizations to inform them their accounts with the bank will be terminated. One such organization has carried out relief work in crisis-stricken Gaza for over a decade.

30.07.2014 08:55

Australian police issue arrest warrants for citizens fighting in Syria
Australia’s Federal Police have issued arrest warrants for two of the country’s citizens fighting as jihadists against government troops in Syria. The two were photographed holding decapitated heads of Syrian soldiers.

29.07.2014 07:54

ISIS ‘beheads scores of Syrian soldiers’ after daring assault on army base (GRAPHIC)
Jihadist group ISIS published photos of the beheadings of soldiers and officers at a Syrian government base near the eastern city of Raqqa after rebel forces reportedly breached a stronghold that had not been captured since the start of the conflict.

26.07.2014 19:45

Islamic State militants turn conquered Syria/Iraq territories into jihadist tourist paradise
Militants with the Islamic State (formerly ISIS) have decided to turn their recent conquests into a tourist business, complete with jihadist honeymoons and themed tours across Syria and Iraq.

24.07.2014 13:20

ISIS surge: Over 270 killed in Syria, former US base stormed in Iraq's Tikrit
The Islamic State militant group is on the rise in Iraq and Syria after crushing Baghdad’s plans to retake Tikrit. Hundreds of troops have been captured and 270 people were murdered in a Syrian gas field following the jihadists’ biggest attack yet.

19.07.2014 12:53

I'm confused, can anyone help me? Part 2
I'm confused. Jen Psaki, US State Department spokesperson, says that the Ukrainian government has 'every right' to use air strikes against its opponents in Ukraine on the grounds that it 'is defending the country'.

15.07.2014 09:53

​‘Appetites of ISIS extend far beyond Iraq & Syria’
Recent events in the Middle East have become a tipping point not only for the region, but the entire world.

11.07.2014 08:56

​1,000-strong Syrian rebel brigade defects to Islamic State - report
An entire 1,000-strong rebel brigade based in Syria’s Idlib province has reportedly defected to the Islamic State group, raising new questions as to whether other factions will rally behind the militant force that has swept through Iraq’s west.

11.07.2014 03:02

Next target - Lebanon? Minister fears wave of ISIS-inspired bombings
Torn apart by a political crisis and surrounded by armed conflicts, Lebanon will become the next target for ISIS and other terrorists, said Foreign Minister Nohad Machnouk. Earlier this week, 28 were charged with planning suicide attacks.

10.07.2014 18:27

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