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Yemen: Understanding the conflict

Yemen: Understanding the conflict

The military conflict now escalating in Yemen threatens the lives of more than 250,000 people in the port city Hodeidah while 8 million more people across Yemen already risk starvation. The country is also facing the “worst cholera outbreak in modern history.” I am a scholar who has studied Yemen and worked as an Arabian Peninsula foreign affairs analyst […]

Russia Says About 10,000 IS Militants Now in Afghanistan

Russia Says About 10,000 IS Militants Now in Afghanistan

Russia has estimated there are about 10,000 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan and their number is growing because fighters fleeing Syria and Iraq also are heading to the war-ravaged country. Russian media on Saturday quoted Zamir Kabulov, Russia’s special presidential envoy for Afghanistan, as saying Moscow is particularly worried about an increasing foothold of Daesh […]

Bin Laden’s Son Orders Muslims to Attack Agents Of U.S.

U.S. Puts $5 Million Bounty On Pakistani Taliban Leader

The new face of Al-Qaeda and the son of the mastermind of the deadliest attack in U.S. history, Hamza bin Laden, released a new audio message on Tuesday, calling on Muslims around the world to avenge his father Osama’s death in 2011. In a 25-minute video titled “Osama The Fighter Against Invaders & Inciter of […]

Two Influential Somali Clerics Reject Violence as Ramadan Begins

Two Influential Somali Clerics Reject Violence as Ramadan Begins

Based on confirmed sightings of Ramadan’s new moon crescent, millions of Muslims around the world are fasting on the first day of the holy month. According to Islam, the sighting of the new moon marks the beginning of the Muslim lunar month of Ramadan. Thirty-three countries, mainly those in which the majority of residents are […]

Recent terror attacks in Europe

London (dpa) – Europe’s big cities are increasingly on high alert for terror attacks. Here are some of the most recent. STOCKHOLM, April 7, 2017: A hijacked truck ploughs into a busy pedestrian area in central Stockholm, fatally injuring five people. A 39-year-old Uzbek man is charged over the attack. LONDON, March 22, 2017:

US drone strike kills five suspected al-Qaeda fighters

US drone strike kills five suspected al-Qaeda fighters

A US drone strike has killed five suspected members of al-Qaeda in central Yemen, local media and a security official say. Yemen Ajel, a local news website, reported that the drone fired three consecutive missiles at 12:30am local time on Sunday, or 22:30 GMT, on Saturday at a car reportedly transporting weapons to Marib province. […]

Al-Qaeda to Muslims: ‘Kill Americans’ for Mosque Strike

Al-Qaeda called on Muslims to take revenge against the U.S. Friday after accusing Washington of destroying a mosque and killing civilians in an airstrike on a town held by Syrian rebels linked to the Sunni Muslim militant group. In an article published by al-Qaeda’s An-Nafir newsletter, the jihadists joined Syrian rebel coalitions Tahrir al-Sham (formerly […]

Does Bannon’s Rhetoric Make America Less Safe?

An expert on jihadists says recent comments by chief White House political strategist Stephen Bannon apparently has refocused militants’ attention on the United States, raising danger levels, Think Progress reported Wednesday. Bannon’s picture wound up on the front page of al Qaeda-affiliated al Masra, which highlighted his negative remarks on Islam and nationalist policies that […]

Trump Is Our Own Worst Enemy

Ted Nugent Says the Parkland Survivors 'Have No Soul'

The jihadis shoot their propaganda across the internet in search of the Western world’s frightened and dispossessed. On Twitter and Facebook, from YouTube to Google Play, the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) traffics in lies, bombarding Western Muslims seeking adventure, compatriots or an outlet for their religious fervor. The message is stark, terrifying: Your countries […]

Donald Trump: US will wipe out ‘Islamic terror groups’

Donald Trump: US will wipe out 'Islamic terror groups'

The Trump administration will make defeating “radical Islamic terror groups” its top foreign policy goal, according to a statement posted on the White House website moments after Donald Trump’s inauguration as US president. Trump used his inaugural address on Friday to promise to “unite the civilised world against radical Islamic terrorism, which we will eradicate […]