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Russia confirms receiving data on the plane crash from the US
By Hala Kindleberger “Now my husband will not be able to join me,” said a Syrian woman who has been in France for seven months, waiting for husband to arrive from Turkey. In Germany too, they have begun slowing down the acceptance of Arab and Muslim refugees after months of providing refuge. Authorities have been …
France and the US to increase efforts against “Islamic State” militant organisation
Zouhair, a security guard of immigrant background, was one of several security officers who on Friday prevented three of the Paris suicide bombers from entering the city’s Stade de France stadium. The bombers were forced to blow themselves up outside the stadium and at nearby McDonald’s. Little is publicly known about the background of Zouhair, who described …
France will be “ruthless” in its response to “Islamic State”, says Hollande
Habara has received three death sentences, awaits Grand Mufti’s decision on his fourth
The bombings were claimed by “Islamic State”
Syrian opposition delegation affirmed their keenness on reaching a political solution
Four conscripts killed in Al-Arish explosion, two bodies still unidentified
Sudden acceleration of the plane could be the reason why the pilot did not attempt contact, says pilot
Russia’s defense ministry confirmed that Su-25 jets hit a fortified “Islamic State” (IS) position in the historic city on Monday. “As a result of a direct strike, a fortification, an underground bunker and anti-aircraft artillery were destroyed,” said the defence official, adding that more than 237 IS targets had been hit by Russian fighter jets from the skies over the war-torn country in the past two days.
By Hakim Khatib After five years of the Syrian war, we can recognise four conflicting parties on the ground – Al-Assad, ”Islamic State”, rebel groups and the Kurds. Each one of these conflicting parties has regional and international backers, who ironically do not agree with each other about whom they are fighting for or against. …
In Sinai, the Egyptian army is battling an Islamist uprising with links to the “Islamic State” group. Amidst the crackdown, the local population is suffering, as Naomi Conrad reports.
Five foreigners and one Egyptian were arrested for joining “Islamic State”