Iraq: Bombings kill 25 in Baghdad
7th Feb 2015

Iraq: Bombings kill 25 in Baghdad

    [Archive photo bomb in Baghdad]   Two bombings in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, have killed and wounded dozens of people. The attacks come just hours before a years-old curfew was to be lifted. In the deadliest of a … Continued

Yemen: Houthis announce “constitutional declaration,” dissolve Parliament
7th Feb 2015

Yemen: Houthis announce “constitutional declaration,” dissolve Parliament

    [Photo: Transitional Council chairman Mohammed Ali al-Houthi (center) attends a meeting organized by the Yemeni Shiite Houthi movement about his vision of a new government in Sanaa, Yemen, on February 6, 2015. EFE/Stringer]   Houthi militants announced a … Continued

Syria: Secret dialogue between Syrian regime & Opposition
6th Feb 2015

Syria: Secret dialogue between Syrian regime & Opposition

  [Photo: Khaled Khoja, leader of the Syrian National Coalition, speaks during a press conference in Istanbul, Turkey, on January 5, 2015. (EPA Photos)] By: Maysam Rizk   (Al-Akhbar): Beirut has now joined the list of cities where meetings between … Continued

UAE suspends airstrikes against ‘Islamic State’
5th Feb 2015

UAE suspends airstrikes against ‘Islamic State’

  US security officials said the United Arab Emirates stopped flying airstrikes against the IS militia in Syria after its capture of a downed Jordanian pilot, since murdered. The UAE wants rescue aircraft posted closer. A New York Times report … Continued

1,000 Peshmerga fighters killed by ISIS since June
5th Feb 2015

1,000 Peshmerga fighters killed by ISIS since June

    Nearly 1,000 Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters have been killed battling the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadist group since June, a senior security official said on Wednesday. Meanwhile, a monitoring group reported that ISIS has killed … Continued

Jordan executes prisoners after ‘Islamic State’ kills pilot
4th Feb 2015

Jordan executes prisoners after ‘Islamic State’ kills pilot

  [Photo: Failed Iraqi suicide bomber Sajida al-Rishawi executed by Jordan]   Jordan has executed two Iraqi militants in retaliation for the killing of one its citizens by the “Islamic State.” The executions came hours after the release of a … Continued

Iraq: ISIS claims to have burned alive captive Jordanian pilot
4th Feb 2015

Iraq: ISIS claims to have burned alive captive Jordanian pilot

    Supporters of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadist group circulated images on social media on Tuesday which they claimed showed a Jordanian hostage being burned alive. Shortly afterwards, a member of Jordanian pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh’s … Continued

Yemen: US drone strike kills four people
3rd Feb 2015

Yemen: US drone strike kills four people

    A drone strike killed at least four al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen on Monday, tribal sources said, the third attack in a week after Washington vowed to pursue its anti-jihadist campaign in the Arabian Peninsula. The unmanned aircraft, which … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Militants wound 2 US military contractors
2nd Feb 2015

Saudi Arabia: Militants wound 2 US military contractors

  [Alleged photo from the scene of the shooting]   A US defense contractor said Sunday that two of its American employees came under fire in the latest attack against Westerners in Saudi Arabia. It was the second time in … Continued

Iraq: Violence in kills at least 1375 in January
2nd Feb 2015

Iraq: Violence in kills at least 1375 in January

      Fighting and other violence in Iraq killed at least 1,375 people including 790 civilians in January, the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) said in a statement on Sunday. The dead included 585 members of the … Continued

World condemns IS beheading of Japanese journalist Goto
1st Feb 2015

World condemns IS beheading of Japanese journalist Goto

  [Photo: Journalist Kenji Goto murdered by IS]   The beheading of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto drew by “Islamic State” terrorists drew condemnation from the international community. Japan’s prime minister has vowed to pursue justice against the perpetrators. Reactions to … Continued

Yemen: Six killed, nine wounded in clashes
1st Feb 2015

Yemen: Six killed, nine wounded in clashes

  [Photo: Security forces are seen as a pro-revolutionary group march towards municipality building during a protest against Houthi rebels at the Taiz street in Ibb, Yemen on January 31, 2015. Anadolu/Adel al-Sharee.]   Three army personnel and three Houthis … Continued

Iraq: Attacks kill 21, wound 105 in 3 Cities
31st Jan 2015

Iraq: Attacks kill 21, wound 105 in 3 Cities

  [Wreckage of a car is seen after a suicide attack affiliated with ISIS outside the Qasr Hotel in Kirkuk, Iraq on January 30, 2015. Anadolu]   Strikes and suicide attacks in Baghdad, Samarra and Kirkuk killed at least 21 … Continued

Syria: Nusra pushes out Western-backed rebels from Aleppo, Idlib
31st Jan 2015

Syria: Nusra pushes out Western-backed rebels from Aleppo, Idlib

  Fighting between the Syrian arm of al-Qaeda and Western-backed rebels in northern Syria spread from Aleppo province into neighboring Idlib on Friday, the rebel group and an organization monitoring the civil war said. Clashes began on Thursday when al-Qaeda’s … Continued

Saudi Arabia: King Salman fires late King’s sons
31st Jan 2015

Saudi Arabia: King Salman fires late King’s sons

    [Photo: King Salman]   Two days after meeting with US President Barack Obama in Riyadh, and only six days after the death of his half-brother King Abdullah, Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman on Thursday further cemented his hold … Continued

Lebanon: Nasrallah: Rules of engagement with Israel are over
31st Jan 2015

Lebanon: Nasrallah: Rules of engagement with Israel are over

[Photo: A Hezbollah supporter with the words “time for retribution” written on her hand attends a memorial ceremony to honor six Hezbollah fighters killed in Syria by an Israeli airstrike, during which Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah made a televised speech. … Continued

Iraq: Double suicide attack kills 6, wounds 28 in Baghdad
30th Jan 2015

Iraq: Double suicide attack kills 6, wounds 28 in Baghdad

    [Photo: Funeral of Shia Muslims killed by ISIS in Diyala province ]   A double suicide attack on a base housing militia groups fighting alongside the government north of Baghdad killed at least six people on Thursday, medical sources said. “The car … Continued

Iraq to investigates massacre in newly liberated Diyala
30th Jan 2015

Iraq to investigates massacre in newly liberated Diyala

  The Iraqi government said on Wednesday it was opening a probe into the killings of civilians that happened on Monday in the eastern village of Barwanah. “The prime minister has ordered an urgent investigation and we are awaiting the … Continued

Lebanon: Spain blames Israel for UN Peacekeeper’s killing
30th Jan 2015

Lebanon: Spain blames Israel for UN Peacekeeper’s killing

  Spain on Wednesday said Israeli fire had killed a Spanish UN peacekeeper serving in South Lebanon and called on the United Nations to fully investigate the violence, a day after Israeli prime minister vowed that Hezbollah would “pay the … Continued

Bahrain opposition Chief goes on trial, rejects all charges
29th Jan 2015

Bahrain opposition Chief goes on trial, rejects all charges

[Photo: Sheikh Ali Salman denies all charges] Bahraini opposition chief Sheikh Ali Salman, arrested for allegedly trying to overthrow the kingdom’s regime, rejected the charge as his trial opened Wednesday, a judicial source said. The judge decided to keep Salman … Continued

 

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