al Qaeda

Some unresolved issues

Not only the ruling coalition and its main Opposition (which is outside the Parliament) contradict each other as to who have been killing writers, bloggers and freethinkers in the country, but some...

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Russian cruise missiles target Syria

Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea fire cruise missiles at targets near Aleppo on Friday, a further sign of Moscow's broadening military effort in Syria days after it began to fly...

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Some unresolved issues

Not only the ruling coalition and its main Opposition (which is outside the Parliament) contradict each other as to who have been killing writers, bloggers and freethinkers in the country, but some...

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

Three journalists return to Spain after Syria kidnapping

Three Spanish journalists taken hostage in Syria by an Al Qaeda-linked group return to Madrid where they were welcomed by overjoyed family members after nearly a year in captivity.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

Terror in the East and West: Beyond Ankara, Lahore, Paris, and Brussels

Although Islamist or separatist terror groups bomb and kill hundreds of people in Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, Turkey, or Afghanistan on a regular basis...

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

Saudi-Iran spat incites sectarianism

The Arab Spring had deeply destabilised the Middle East. A new dimension was added to the existing instability on January 4, 2016, when the (Sunni) Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) severed diplomatic...

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Laden's former bodyguard dies

Nasser al-Bahri - Osama Bin Laden's former bodyguard - has died after a long illness, medical sources in Yemen have told the BBC.

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

Syria strikes 'will fuel extremism'

Members of the US-led coalition against Islamic State call on Russia to cease air strikes they say are hitting the Syrian opposition and civilians.

July 24, 2015
July 24, 2015

US airstrike kills senior Al-Qaeda commander

A United States air strike in Afghanistan killed a senior Al Qaeda commander in charge of suicide bombing and two other militants, the Pentagon says.

June 20, 2015
June 20, 2015

Bin Laden 'proof of death requested'

Son of Osama Bin Laden asks the US for a death certificate for his father, according to the whistle-blowing website, Wikileaks.

May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015

What’s on Laden’s bookshelf revealed

Laden was fixated on attacking US targets and pressured al Qaeda groups to heal local rivalries and focus on that cause,according to documents the US says were seized in his hideout in Pakistan.