Islamic State militants

December 11, 2015
December 11, 2015

Canada welcomes wave of Syrian refugees

The first military plane carrying Syrian refugees to be resettled in Canada has arrived in the country.

November 20, 2015
November 20, 2015

New IS video threatens attack on White House

Islamic State militants release a video threatening the White House with suicide bombings and car blasts and vowing to conduct more attacks on France.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Unlike any that came before

Evidence emerged in 2014 that the IS' success in the battlefield had a lot to do with the disenfranchised Ba'ath party members of Iraq.

November 15, 2015
November 15, 2015

Europe's populist right targets migration after Paris attacks

Populist leaders around Europe rushed to demand an end to an influx of refugees and migrants from the Middle East and Africa on Saturday after a wave of deadly attacks in Paris claimed by Islamic State militants.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

'Islamic State': Let it not be a red herring

The quick 'acknowledgment' of the killings by the IS, the method of which does not fit the IS footprint, raises doubts about the veracity of the post. However, let the IS issue not be a red herring.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

IS or not, how does it matter?

While it is essential to eliminate IS link without dismissing outright the possibility of their existence in this country, it is also essential to identify and nab the perpetrators, keeping our mind open to all the possible motives for the killings.

October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015

Turkey summons Russia envoy again

Turkey again summons the Russian ambassador after a second violation of its airspace by a Russian warplane operating in Syria in two days.

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

IS militants destroy ancient tombs in Syria

Islamic State militants destroyed three ancient tower tombs in the central city of Palmyra in the last few days, a Syrian government official says.

August 24, 2015
August 24, 2015

Palmyra temple 'blown up by IS'

Islamic State militants have destroyed Palmyra's ancient temple of Baalshamin, Syrian officials and activists say.

July 3, 2015
July 3, 2015

IS 'emir of suicide bombers killed'

A senior member of the Islamic State (IS) group has been killed in an American drone strike in Syria last month, according to the US military.