Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »


Tag Archives: ISIS

Syria army at gates of ISIS-held town on road to East: monitor

:: The Syrian army has reached the last ISIS-held town on the road to its besieged garrison in the east, a monitoring group said on Friday. Government forces are on the outskirts of al-Sukhna, some 70 kilometers northeast of the

US military cuts ties with Syrian rebel group, Shuhada Al-Qaryatayn

:: The Pentagon is cutting ties with a group of Syrian opposition fighters after they started targeting regime forces instead of ISIS, officials said Thursday. The group, known as Shuhada Al-Qaryatayn, had been receiving training and weapons from US-led coalition

Raqqa: 29 civilians dead in US-led air strikes

:: A barrage of US-led coalition air strikes killed 29 civilians on Wednesday in Syria’s Raqqa, half of which is still held by ISIS, a monitor said. “At least eight children are among the dead,” said Syrian Observatory for Human

Security reinforcements sent to Lebanese Christian town of Al-Qaa

:: Security reinforcements were sent to the Lebanese Christian town of Al-Qaa after reports that gunmen may have entered. A number of suicide bombers attacked the Lebanese Christian village last year killing a number of people and wounding dozens more.

Egypt security forces kill four suspected militants: Ministry

:: Egypt’s security forces killed four suspected militants and arrested two others thought to have carried out an attack on a checkpoint south of Cairo earlier this month, an interior ministry statement said on Monday. Egypt has been battling an

Free Speech or Terror TV? Al Jazeera’s Support for ISIS and Al Queda

Thomas C. Mountain

By : Thomas C. Mountain :: Al Jazeera’s Arabic TV channel has been promoting both ISIS and Al Queda/Al Nusra for years now. ISIS and Al Nusra representatives appearing on the channel are greeted with “welcome back brother” and when

At least 24 killed, 42 wounded, in Afghanistan car bomb attack

:: At least 24 people have been killed and 42 wounded after a car bomb struck a bus carrying government employees in western Kabul Monday, an official told AFP, the latest attack to strike the Afghan capital. “The car bomb

Iran, Iraq vow to boost military ties

:: Iran and Iraq on Sunday signed deals aimed at boosting military cooperation during a visit by Baghdad’s Defence Minister Irfan al-Hayali to Tehran. In a memorandum of understanding signed by Hayali and his Iranian counterpart Hossein Dehghan, the neighbors

Syrian army, allies advance against ISIS east of Raqqa

:: Syrian government forces and their allies have recaptured territory from ISIS in countryside southeast of its stronghold Raqqa after air strikes in the area, a pro-Damascus military media unit and war monitors reported. The advances towards the provincial boundary

Philippine Congress agrees to extend Mindanao martial law to end of year

:: Philippine lawmakers on Saturday voted to retain martial law on the southern island of Mindanao until the end of the year, giving President Rodrigo Duterte more time to tackle armed militants allied with the ISIS group. Some 261 legislators

Egyptian forces kill 30 extremists in Sinai

:: Egyptian forces have killed 30 extremists during several days of security operations in the Sinai Peninsula involving the army, air force and police, the military said Saturday. The Egyptian authorities are battling an insurgency by ISIS in North Sinai

US official confirms CIA ending support for Syria rebels

:: The head of the US military’s special operations confirmed Friday that the Central Intelligence Agency is shutting down its program to support rebels fighting against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. General Tony Thomas denied that the four-year-old operation was brought

US annual report: Saudi key member in fight against terrorism

:: The US State Department’s annual report on terrorism has praised Saudi Arabia’s continued efforts during 2016, saying Riyadh is a key member in the fight against this scourge. The report said that Saudi Arabia continued to maintain a strong

Egypt police trap and kill top militants

:: Egyptian police have killed three top ISIS militants in two separate operations, including two caught trying to move to a new hideout on Cairo’s outskirts, the government said Tuesday. The interior ministry said the two militants killed in New

Australia creates counter-terror super ministry

:: Australia has created a super ministry combining its security agencies including the domestic spy service, border force and national police, the country’s prime minister said Tuesday, calling the “historic change” necessary to tackle terrorism. The new Home Affairs portfolio

Kurdish official: ISIS leader Baghdadi almost certainly alive

:: A top Kurdish counter-terrorism official said on Monday he was 99 percent sure that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was alive and located south of the Syrian city of Raqqa, after reports that he had been killed. “Baghdadi is

After Mosul, the next battle is for Tal Afar

:: Discussions revolve around the future Iraqi government after it announced victory over ISIS in Mosul, while sources say that the next battle will be in Tal Afar and its surroundings. Due to the city’s complex population structure, Iraqi PM

Minister: 39 Indians abducted by ISIS located in Iraq jail

:: India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that 39 Indians abducted by ISIS three years ago may be located in a jail in Badush in the northwest of Mosul. DNA India quoted her as saying that Iraqi foreign

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