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Timeline: How jihadists have targeted soldiers and police in France

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Timeline: How jihadists have targeted soldiers and police in France

The attack on a French policeman at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris is believed to have been the latest in a string of terror incidents targeting police and soldiers in France. The Isis terror group has frequently called on their followers to attack soldiers and police in France, who they see as a legitimate target because […]

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White House doesn’t say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions By Dave Boyer – The Washington Times

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White House doesn’t say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions  By Dave Boyer – The Washington Times

 The White House wouldn’t say Tuesday whether President Trump has confidence in Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a situation that didn’t work out so well last month for then-FBI Director James B. Comey. Amid reports that Mr. Trump is frustrated with Mr. Sessions, a reporter asked White House press President Donald Trump talks with Attorney General […]

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Islamic State’s claims of responsibility for terrorist attacks ‘part of a smoke and mirrors campaign’

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Islamic State’s claims of responsibility for terrorist attacks ‘part of a smoke and mirrors campaign’

In the aftermath of terrorist acts, extremist groups often claim responsibility for orchestrating the attack — but what does that actually mean? Key points: Terrorists carry out attacks for a number of reasons, one of them is for propaganda Experts say IS claim ownership of attacks to cover up how badly they are doing militarily […]

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Trump says perhaps isolating Qatar ‘beginning of end of terrorism

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Trump says perhaps isolating Qatar ‘beginning of end of terrorism

United President Donald Trump has said Middle East leaders pointed the finger toward Qatar when probed on who was responsible for terrorist financing in the region. In a series of tweets posted on Tuesday, Trump said it his recent visit to Saudi Arabia and meeting with 50 other Muslim leaders was “already paying off” after […]

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The Qatari stock index sank 7.6 per cent in the first hour of trade

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The Qatari stock index sank 7.6 per cent in the first hour of trade

The Qatari stock index sank 5.7 per cent in the first five minutes of tradede Qatar’s stock market plunged on Monday after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed ties with Doha, accusing it of supporting terrorism. The Qatari stock index sank 7.6 per cent in the first hour of trade. Some […]

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Afghanistan: Deadly Kabul truck-bomb toll rises

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Afghanistan: Deadly Kabul truck-bomb toll rises

President Ashraf Ghani confirms upward revision, making May 31 blast deadliest single attack in Afghanistan in 16 years.  At least 150 people were killed in a massive truck-bomb explosion in Kabul on May 31, President Ashraf Ghani said, an upward revision making it deadliest single attack to strike Afghanistan since the US-led invasion of 2001 […]

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Russian Su-27 intercepts US B-52 bomber over Baltic – Moscow

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Russian Su-27 intercepts US B-52 bomber over Baltic – Moscow

A Russian Su-27 fighter jet was deployed to intercept a US B-52 strategic bomber over the Baltic Sea as the American warplane was flying along the Russian border, the Russian Defense Ministry reports. Russia’s air defense detected the aircraft on Tuesday morning at around 7:00 GMT, the statement said. FILE PHOTO. A US Air Force […]

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Islamic State control only 4 sq km of western Mosul: army commander

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Islamic State control only 4 sq km of western Mosul: army commander

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Islamic State militants are currently in control over only four square kilometers of western Mosul, a senior army special forces commander said late Monday as operations approach the group’s last bastion. Abdul-Ghani al-Assadi, commander of the Iraqi army’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service, said in statements to Assabah al-Jadeed website that CTS are currently awaiting […]

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British police make new arrest over London attack

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British police make new arrest over London attack

The third man suspected of carrying out Saturday’s deadly attack in central London was an Italian-Morrocan who was arrested last year on suspicion of trying to reach Syria. Italy’s main newspapers named the suspect as Youssef Zaghba, 22, the son of an Italian mother, from Bologna, and a Moroccan father, who had passports from both […]

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Army establishes control over areas in Hama, Homs, downs RC aircraft for ISIS in Deir Ezzor

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Army establishes control over areas in Hama, Homs, downs RC aircraft for ISIS in Deir Ezzor

Provinces, SANA- Army units, backed by the army air force, engaged last night in violent clashes with ISIS-affiliated terrorist groups at the southern axis of Deir Ezzor city, and established control over strategic points in the eastern countryside of Salamiyeh in Hama province. Deir Ezzor SANA reporter said that for the third day in a row, […]

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