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Iraq holds first nationwide election since IS defeat

AFP | Iraq began voting Saturday in its first parliamentary election since declaring victory over the Islamic State group, with the country hoping to shore...

Iraq women with alleged links to IS sexually abused: Amnesty

AFP | Iraq is using collective punishment including sexual exploitation against women and children with alleged ties to Islamic State jihadists, Amnesty International said Tuesday....

US urges UN to investigate chemical weapons in Syria

AFP | The United States is asking the UN Security Council to set up a new inquiry of chemical weapons attacks in Syria following reports...

IS operating in Kabul under noses of US forces

AFP | Middle-class Afghans turned jihadists have assisted the Islamic State group's expansion from its stronghold in Afghanistan's restive east to Kabul, analysts say, helping...

Yazidi fighters execute 52 civilians in Iraq: Human Rights Watch

AFP | Fighters from Iraq's Yazidi community, brutally targeted by the Islamic State group, executed 52 civilians in apparent revenge killings after capturing territory from...

ISIS remains a global threat despite military defeat

AFP | The year 2017 saw significant destruction to the Islamic State (IS), which lost almost all of its self-proclaimed "Caliphate" in Iraq and Syria,...

Will ISIS attack the 2018 Winter Olympics?

Sophie Mangal | Despite major defeats in Syria and Iraq, ISIS still remains the greatest threat to security and stability in the world. The terrorists...

Only in Saudi: Jihadists go to ‘5-star’ rehab centre

AFP | With its indoor swimming pool, sun-splashed patios and liveried staff, the Saudi complex has the trappings of a five-star resort, but it...

Blast at Egypt mosque kills more than 230 people 

Reuters | Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai on Friday, detonating a bomb and gunning down fleeing worshippers in...

Jackson report puts Saudi Arabia and UK in a tight spot

James Dorsey | A report charging Saudi Arabia with funding extremism in Britain puts both the Kingdom and Prime Minister Teresa May on the spot. The report...

ISIS leader Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi killed: Who will be his successor?

Nauman Sadiq | The Russian Ministry of Defense has claimed that according to information, which is being checked through various channels, the Islamic State’s leader Abu-Bakr...

Extension of the amnesty law: Syrian hopes of a ‘new’ life...

Sophie Mangal | The number of the Syrian refugees from the territories controlled by the Islamic State has increased at the checkpoints located in the...

Pope Francis’ visit to Egypt: an attempt to resolve differences between...

James M. Dorsey | Billed as a bid to stimulate inter-faith dialogue, Pope Francis, on a visit to Egypt, is tiptoeing through a religious and...

Stop blaming terrorism on Pashtoons: Fight its origins!

By Imtiaz Gul | As a Pashtoon teenager, I grew up in Punjab with some of the most demeaning cliches of Pashtoons; smugglers, moneylenders at...

The Muslim world: Liberals pay the price of Trump & Saudis

Donald Trump’s fueling of Islamophobia with his newly imposed travel ban as well as his war on the mainstream media feed an increasing trend...

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