Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Iranian president

Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Iranian president

:: Iran will not wage war against any nation, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV. Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the More »

China calls on US to stop ‘extreme pressure’ on Iran

China calls on US to stop ‘extreme pressure’ on Iran

:: China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a “Pandora’s Box” in the Middle East, as he denounced US pressure on Iran and called on More »

King Salman receives dignitaries in Jeddah

King Salman receives dignitaries in Jeddah

:: A number of princes, ministers, scholars and a group of citizens called on King Salman at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah to greet him. The reception began with the recitation of verses More »

Saudi Arabia King Salman orders use of official terminology for persons with disabilities

Saudi Arabia King Salman orders use of official terminology for persons with disabilities

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has urged all government agencies to adopt the term “persons with disabilities” in all official communications and media statements. The directive came after a recommendation by the More »

Lebanese PM: Our relations don’t change according to whims of political forces

Lebanese PM: Our relations don’t change according to whims of political forces

:: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said in a speech Tuesday that his country’s relations with other Arab nations do not change according to the “whims and positions” of some political forces, More »


Tag Archives: ISIS

ISIS announces the death of senior leader Turki al-Binali

Turki al-Binali

:: ISIS confirmed the death of the grand Mufti and prominent leader of its Bahraini branch Turki al-Binali after a coalition air raid targeted militiants in Raqqa, Syria. Binali was also known as Abu Humam al-Athari, Abu Sufyan al-Salim and

ISIS fires at fleeing Mosul civilians, killing 7, wounding 23

:: At least seven civilians were killed and 23 wounded by ISIS mortar shells as they tried to flee Mosul’s militant-controlled Zanjili district on Thursday, Iraqi police said. Zanjili is part of the enclave that remains in the hands of

ISIS news agency founder killed by US-led collation airstrike

:: The brother of Rayan Mishaal, the founder of “Amaq,” ISIS official news agency, revealed on Facebook that his brother was killed in an air strike by the US-led coalition in the province of Deir ez-Zor in eastern Syria. He

ISIS militants seal off Mosul’s Nuri mosque preparing for last stand

:: ISIS militants have closed the streets around Mosul’s Grand al-Nuri Mosque, residents said, apparently in preparation for a final showdown in the battle over their last major stronghold in Iraq. Dozens of fighters were seen by residents taking up

Is it time for an alternative Syrian army?

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

By : Abdulrahman al-Rashed :: The idea of establishing an army for the Syrian opposition seems late but I think that proposing this idea today is more appropriate than ever. The concerned parties, including the group of countries in support

Syrian rebels say Russian jets halt advance on desert outpost

:: Western-backed Syrian rebels said on Wednesday that Russian jets attacked them as they tried to advance against Iran-backed militias in a region of Syria’s southeastern desert. They said six jets bombed their positions as they moved towards Zaza checkpoint

How an Egyptian was recruited by ISIS to store and move weapons in Benghazi

:: A video shared yesterday on social media featured an Egyptian belonging to ISIS confessing about taking part in moving weapons on behalf of terrorist organizations in Libya. The man named Yehia Abdul Monem Naguib spoke about operations to store

Russia fires missiles at ISIS targets from Mediterranean

:: A Russian warship and submarine have fired cruise missiles at ISIS group targets around Palmyra in Syria from the Mediterranean, Moscow said Wednesday, the first such strikes announced in months. The frigate Admiral Essen and submarine Krasnodar carried out

People killed, wounded in Anbar’s Hit after a suicide bombing

:: An attack by a suicide bomber has killed and wounded civilians and military men on Tuesday in an Iraqi city, Al Arabiya News Channel reported. There is no reported exact figure of the casualties in the city of Hit,

ISIS attack on Syria’s Deir el-Zour kills 13 civilians

:: Syria’s state media and a war monitoring group say that at least 13 civilians were killed when the ISIS shelled government-held neighborhoods in the eastern city of Deir el-Zour. The official state news agency SANA says the shelling hit

ISIS without leadership as militants begin burning archives in old Mosul

:: ISIS militants started to burn their archives and records, which they depend on in old Mosul, as per what was confirmed by a security source in the counter-terrorism forces, on Tuesday, considering that burning the archive is clear evidence

Police hunt for suitcase Abedi had on the day of Manchester attacks

:: Britain’s MI5 has begun an internal review of how it handled intelligence on Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi, who was known to the authorities but not under active investigation, a source told Reuters on Monday. Interior minister Amber Rudd

Civilians lack food, water, medicine as Mosul battle mounts: UN

:: Tens of thousands of civilians in parts of Mosul held by ISIS are struggling to get food, water and medicine, the United Nations said, days into a new push by US-backed Iraqi government troops to take the northern city.

UK police arrest 15th person in connection with Manchester attack

:: British police arrested a 19-year-old man on Sunday, the 15th person to be taken into custody in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing that killed 22 people. The arrest was made during a raid in the Gorton area of

Civilian deaths a ‘fact of life’ in war on ISIS: Pentagon head

:: Civilian casualties are inevitable in the war against ISIS but the United states is doing “everything humanly possible” to avoid them, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in an interview aired Sunday. A US-led international coalition has been carrying

ISIS uses women to defend its last stronghold west of Mosul

:: Iraqi military sources said on Sunday that ISIS militants began to spread snipers in the old city of Mosul, along with car bombs and suicide bombers. Iraqi forces are advancing cautiously towards the old city of Mosul, amid clashes

Egypt cites ‘self-defense’ for Libya strikes to UN Security Council

:: Egypt officially notified the UN Security Council of its air strikes on extremist strongholds in Libya on Saturday, citing Article 51 of the UN charter – the right to self-defense after armed attacks occur. The official spokesman of the

Photos of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi on night of attack revealed

:: Police on Saturday released security camera images of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi on the night he massacred 22 people at a pop concert. Investigators also gave details of the 22-year-old’s last hours as they appealed to the public

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