• Thursday, October 02, 2014

  • banglalink
  • 2014/09/28/ad_1411883230.gif
  • 2014/09/16/ad_1410871450.gif

Iraq

ISIS an hour away from Baghdad

US air strikes are failing to drive back ISIS in Iraq where its forces are still within an hour's drive of Baghdad. Three and a half months since the Iraqi army was spectacularly routed in northern Iraq by a far inferior force of ISIS fighters, it is still seeing bases overrun because it fails to supply them with ammunition, food and water. The selection of a new Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, to replace Nouri al-Maliki last month was supposed to introduce...

Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq

Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has told the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country. In an interview, he said Western air power had "filled many gaps" in Iraq's fight against the jihadist group. Iraqi PM Abadi tells BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes...

Isis 'just one mile from Baghdad' as al-Qaeda joins militants' fight against West

Isis 'just one mile from Baghdad' as al-Qaeda joins militants' fight against West

Isis fighters are reportedly just one mile away from Baghdad as reports emerge of al-Qaeda militants bolstering their ranks in Syria. According to the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East, Isis was approaching the Iraqi capital on Monday morning, report The Independent. "The Islamic State are now less than 2km away from...

Campaign Against Isis In Syria, Iraq

Air strikes widen, intensify

Air strikes widen, intensify

The US-led coalition widened its air strikes against the so called Islamic State group in Syria yesterday as British warplanes took off for anti-jihadist missions over neighbouring Iraq. The targets in Syria were said to include ISIS fighters around the besieged Kurdish town of Ain al-Arab, also known as Kobane, which the militants have...

STRAIGHT LINE

The looming threat

The looming threat

THE ominous warning in recent times of al-Qaeda chief to open its deadly cells in the sub-continent including Bangladesh cannot be shrugged off as a publicity stunt by a supposedly weakened terror outfit. Objective conditions for facilitating and expediting terrorist activities both regionally and beyond do exist. Therefore, the vigil against de-stabilising forces...

US-led strikes hit IS-held oil sites in Syria

US-led strikes hit IS-held oil sites in Syria

US-led airstrikes targeted Syrian oil installations held by the extremist Islamic State group overnight and early Thursday, killing at least 19 people as more families of militants left their key stronghold, fearing further raids, activists said. The strikes aimed to knock out one of the militants' main revenue streams — black market oil sales...

Suspicions in Iraq

Are CIA and IS linked?

Islamic State on Saturday at a demonstration called by the Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr to warn against the possible deployment of American ground troops. Mr Sadr publicly blamed the CIA for creating the Islamic State in a speech last week, and interviews suggested that most of the few thousand people at the demonstration, including dozens of members of parliament, subscribed to the same theory. (Mr Sadr is considered close to Iran, and the theory is popular there as well.) When an...

More US strikes on IS in Iraq, Syria

More US strikes on IS in Iraq, Syria

The United States, backed by its Arab allies, continued air strikes against the Islamic State group yesterday, hitting targets in Iraq and Syria and destroying several vehicles and a weapons dump. As coalition warplanes returned from another night of raids, US President Barack Obama appealed to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to join...

UN aims to stop jihadist recruits

UN aims to stop jihadist recruits

  The UN Security Council has adopted a binding resolution compelling states to prevent their nationals joining jihadists in Iraq and Syria. US President Barack Obama chaired the session and said nations must prevent the recruitment and financing of foreign fighters. US and Arab jets bombed Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria for a second day,...

New air strikes in Syria and Iraq

New air strikes in Syria and Iraq

US warplanes have carried out new air strikes on Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria, hitting vehicles and arms dumps, the US military says. Eight IS vehicles were damaged near Abu Kamal on the Syria-Iraq border, and two others in Deir al-Zour in the east of Syria, the US Central Command said. In...

Video Stories »

2014/09/16/ad_1410871476.gif
LG
ksrm
concord

Ads by Google



Ads by Google