Saudi attorney general says authorities closely monitoring Jeddah floods

:: Saudi Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb issued directives to the head of the Public Prosecution Branch in the Mecca region and the head of the Department of Jeddah province and all More »

Saudi Arabia backs Arab League stance to check Iranian interference

:: The Cabinet, chaired by King Salman, on Tuesday reaffirmed the statement issued by the emergency meeting of the Arab League foreign ministers in Cairo and their condemnation of all terror acts More »

Saudi Arabia steps up oil diplomacy ahead of OPEC meeting

:: Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih and his staff are busy these days. The minister and some of his aides are in continuous talks with global producers to convince them to attend More »

Yemeni vice president warns against Houthi backstabbing

:: The Yemeni Vice President General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar has reaffirmed that the “Houthi party represents Iran’s claws in Yemen, the Arabian Peninsula and the region.” Ahmar also said that Yemenis cannot More »

Saudi crown prince donates SR12 million to support charitable societies in southern region

:: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has donated SR12 million from his own account to charitable societies in the southern region of the Kingdom to supplement the support already being provided to More »

 

Tag Archives: ISIS

Libyan forces hit ISIS camp with air strike

:: East Libyan forces said they launched air strikes against suspected ISIS militants on Wednesday south of the group’s former stronghold of Sirte. “The Libyan air force struck and destroyed the biggest concentration of Daesh (ISIS) south of Sirte, after

‘New roadblocks’ emerge in Iraq after ISIS defeat

:: The war against ISIS in Iraq may soon be over but providing humanitarian aid to Iraqis is becoming more difficult as new political and cultural divides open up, the director of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said. Jan Egeland

ISIS recaptures Al-Bukamal using ambushes and traps, Russia denies

:: Two days ago, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced that ISIS recaptured Al-Bukamal city in the eastern governorate of Deir al-Zour in Syria – its last stronghold in the country and the most strategic one – from the

Israel signals free hand in Syria as US and Russia expand truce

:: Israel signaled on Sunday that it would keep up military strikes across its frontier with Syria to prevent any encroachment by Iranian-allied forces, even as the United States and Russia try to build up a ceasefire in the area.

ISIS regains full control of Syria border town Albu Kamal: monitor

:: The ISIS group fully recaptured the Syrian border town of Albu Kamal on Saturday, a monitor said, after a tough fightback for its last urban bastion against pro-regime forces. “ISIS fully recaptured Albu Kamal, and regime forces and allied

Egyptian forces destroy arms smugglers’ vehicles on Libya border

:: Egyptian military jets destroyed 10 vehicles carrying weapons, ammunition and smuggled goods near the country’s western desert border with Libya, the army said on Saturday. Egypt’s porous border with Libya has long been a headache for security forces as

Iraqi forces launch offensive to recapture last ISIS-held district

:: Iraqi forces launched an offensive on Saturday to capture Rawa, the last remaining town under ISIS control. Two infantry divisions and Sunni tribal forces are participating in the offensive to recapture Rawa, a small town on the bank of

Syrian army, allies, take last IS stronghold in Syria

:: Syria’s army and its allies captured ISIS‘s last stronghold in Syria on Wednesday, a commander in the alliance said, bringing the self-declared caliphate close to complete downfall. “The last stronghold of Daesh (ISIS), al Bukamal, is free of the

Yes, Daesh is beaten, but religious extremism is not

Osama Al-Sharif

By : Osama Al-Sharif :: Time is running out fast for Daesh, the terrorist group that first appeared in late 2013 and within months was able to claim vast swaths of Iraqi and Syrian territories on which it proclaimed its

Iraqis say life under Daesh was an open-air prison

:: They emerge timidly from houses to survey the debris-strewn streets of their town. As Iraqi forces hunt down diehard jihadists, Al-Qaim residents recall three years of hell in “open-air prison.” “At last we’ll be able to sleep easily without

Iraqi PM Abadi: We will continue to fight ISIS, even within Syrian territory

:: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that he has ordered armed forces to fight against ISIS, even from within Syrian territory. In a statement on Tuesday, Abadi also said that there are joint efforts with neighboring countries to Iraq

Why does Daesh always succeed in stimulating people’s evil side?

Mohammed Nosseir

By : Mohammed Nosseir :: Terrorism is no longer an organizational structure with clear-cut disciplines. It has become an affiliation of evil; people from all over the world come together to express their anger and hatred by committing terrorist acts.

First civilians return to Raqqa after mines cleared

:: Hundreds of civilians have returned to a battered district of Syria’s Raqa in what a US-backed force said was the first wave of returns since it cleared explosives left by militants. The ISIS group lost control of Raqqa –

The defeat of ISIS may not correspond to victory for women

Hazem Saghieh

By : Hazem Saghieh :: It is assumed that women are the worst victims of ISIS — its savage acts, its virulent ideology and its organized sexual slavery. Therefore, it is assumed that any defeat of the ISIS will invariably

Iraqi PM raises flag at border crossing taken from ISIS

:: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi raised on Sunday the Iraqi flag at a border crossing with Syria days after Iraqi forces retook it from the ISIS group, state TV announced. Al-Iraqiya TV said al-Abadi visited the newly-liberated town of

Two suicide attacks kill at least five in Iraq’s Kirkuk

:: Two suicide bombers struck in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Sunday, killing at least five people and wounding more than 20 others, police and medical sources said. The interior ministry said the attacks targeted a mosque on

Syria: Truck bomb kills dozens fleeing fighting against ISIS

:: A spokesman for US-backed local forces in Syria says more than a hundred people have been killed in a truck bomb blast in eastern Syria. Mustafa Bali of the Syrian Democratic Forces says the victims were refugees from the

US strikes ISIS in Somalia for first time

:: The US conducted a pair of drone strikes against ISIS fighters in Somalia on Friday, the first time America has struck the militants in the Horn of Africa nation, officials said. The strikes occurred in northeastern Somalia and killed

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