Islamic State militants were blamed on Wednesday night for a massacre of 20 foreign tourists at Tunisia’s national museum, in what was feared to be revenge for the killing of a leader of the terror group in neighbouring Libya.
The U.S.-led coalition against Saddam Hussein a decade ago spent hundreds of billions of dollars and thousands of lives. Now, in a new twist, Iraqi parliamentarians have accused the United States and its Western allies of helping the terror army ISIS by secretly dropping arms to prolong the conflict, according to a new report from Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin.
A U.S. Air Force Veteran has been charged with attempting to join the Islamic State, the terrorist group also referred to as ISIS or ISIL. According to a Tuesday release from the Department of Justice, Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, an American citizen and a former avionics instrument system specialist in the Air Force, tried to join the Islamic State after being fired from a job as an airplane mechanic based in the Middle East earlier this year.
The Bahrain Centre for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (DERASAT) has today launched its electronic website. The portal inaugural ceremony was held at DERASAT headquarters in Awali in the presence of media figures, journalists and the think tank staff.
Like its neighbors, Bahrain is concerned that some of the hundreds of Gulf citizens who have joined militant groups fighting civil wars in nearby Iraq and Syria may return and undermine stability at home.
Last fall, a team of researchers visited the MacDill Air Force Base headquarters of Special Operations Command Central, the command lead by Army Maj. Gen. Michael Nagata, to answer an important question about the popularity of the Islamic State.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven’s socialist-led government has come under a torrent of criticism from local political and corporate quarters after his administration decided not to negotiate a fresh five-year defense-industrial trade agreement with Saudi Arabia.
Secretary of State John Kerry’s comments Sunday that the Obama administration is considering negotiating with the Assad regime to achieve a political settlement in Syria is less stunning news than an acknowledgement that U.S. policy toward Syria has failed.
From Sunni monarchs in the Gulf to Syrian insurgents battling Iran’s ally President Bashar al-Assad there are mounting worries the United States is downplaying Tehran’s imperial aspirations while seeking to pull off a nuclear deal with Iran.
Bahrain Strategic, International and Energy Studies Centre (DERASAT)’s Chairman, Major-General Khalid bin Ibrahim Al-Fadhala received here today the Ambassador of Morocco to the Kingdom of Bahrain Ahmed Rashid Khattab.