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Battle to free Mosul of IS ‘intellectual terrorism’

AFP | In a classroom of the University of Mosul, in the Islamic State group's former Iraqi capital, around 50 volunteers have undergone a week's...

Western media’s propaganda war against Syria: Part of the “plan”?

Hussain Akram | The year 2011 saw the beginning of what Western media immediately described as a revolution against a 'mad dictator inflicting suffering upon...

It is check and mate for Israel in Golan Heights

M K Bhadrakumar | Israel has suffered a big setback in the Syrian conflict with the deployment of Russian military police in the safe zone...

Deconstructing Trump: Iran sanctions

M K Bhadrakumar | There is an old impish yarn that Noah was stunned to see the two cats he’d put in the Ark trooping...

“Mosul is liberated”

News Analysis | The fighting is all but over in Mosul. As Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visited Mosul to declare victory and call for unity, civilians on...

Iraq: No end in sight

News Analysis | Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visited Mosul to congratulate the army for driving the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)...

Why has the Islamic state targeted Europe in particular?

Nauman Sadiq l In less than three months, three horrific terror attacks took place in the United Kingdom: the Westminster plowing and stabbing incident on March...

Ideological foundations and organizational structure of Islamic State

Nauman Sadiq | The fight against the much-dreaded ISIS is on with varying degrees of resolving and success.It becomes important to trace the ideological antecedents...

Destruction of Al-Nuri mosque and the death of history

News Analysis | Members of the militant Islamic State (IS) group on Wednesday blew up the Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul and its famous leaning...

The three-way tug of war in Syria: Who are the important...

Nauman Sadiq | In order to simplify the Syrian theater of proxy wars, it can be divided into three separate and distinct zones: the Syrian...

Washington’s good terrorists, bad Terrorists policy: Selling Satans as saviors

Nauman Sadiq | Karl Marx famously said that history repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. The only difference between the Afghan jihad back...

Will the fall of Mosul make Iraq safer?

News Analysis | Iraqi forces began storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on18 June, in yet another assault they hope will be the...

Increased intervention in Syria: How many targets is the US eyeing?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The shooting down of a Syrian SU-22 warplane by a US F/A-18E Super Hornet to the south of the city of...

Syria’s Al-Qaeda not on US’ terror watch-lists: Who is supporting terrorism?

Nauman Sadiq | According to a recent report by CBC Canada, Al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, which was formerly known as Al-Nusra Front and then Jabhat...

Escalation of the Syrian conflict: Is the US hurting Syria more...

News Analysis | An American fighter jet on Sunday shot down a Syrian warplane that the US-led coalition said attacked its allies in the fight...

The capture of Tora Bora by Daesh: How will it affect...

News Analysis | Islamic State militants, under pressure from Afghan and U.S. forces, have seized a new stronghold in Tora Bora, a mountainous area dotted...

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...

US intrusion in Syria: Killing government forces in the name of...

Daniel McAdams | The United States has carried out strikes against the Syrian forces. Two such strikes were carried out last week as the Syrian...

US’ plan to destabilize Iran: “Dark Prince” appointed as head of...

James M. Dorsey | The Trump administration, this week, appeared to take a potential step closer to backing efforts plotted by Saudi Arabia and the...

Will American plan to increase troops in Middle East & Afghanistan...

Dr. Ron Paul | By the end of this month, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Advisor HR McMaster will deliver to President Trump...

Tide has turned dramatically against ISIS on almost every front

Alexander Mercouris | The tide has turned on ISIS on every front. Lets examine the cities which they had a stranglehold over and what's happened...

‘Islamic State’ Leader Baghdadi Issues Rare Video Urging Troops To Fight

The leader of the so-called "Islamic State" (IS), in a rare video on Thursday urged his fighters to hold their ground in Mosul, where...

Iraq-Turkey Tension Rises Amid Battle For Mosul

Iraq's prime minister has warned Turkey against provoking a confrontation while saying he does not want war. Haider al-Abadi made the comments after Turkey deployed tanks and...

Heaven Can Wait – By Owen Bennett-Jones

OWEN BENNETT-JONES | Oct 26, 2016 JUST two years ago, it was said the jihadis could conquer Baghdad. Today they are on the run. When...

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