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Obama Sends John Kerry to the Region
US President, Barack Obama, announced on Monday that his country had achieved great success in tracking and killing ISIS leaders to recapture lands seized by the terrorist organization. Obama confirmed that in total, the United States and its partners have dropped...
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Iraqi security forces arrest 13 leaders from Al-Qaeda affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Anbar, Iraq, on December 14, 2012. (AFP/Stringer)
Baghdad, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Iraqi military operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has entered its second phase, with the country’s military chasing down Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Anbar province and other desert areas, an Iraqi military source...
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Syrian rebels head to the town of Bsankol in the northwestern province of Idlib to join comrades fighting regime forces for the control of the highway that connects Idlib with Latakia on July 11, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS.)
During a recent talk with an American journalist in Riyadh, I could sense his keenness to speak about Saudi jihadists in Syria. He had an obsession with Al-Qaeda-linked organizations and with the involvement of some Saudi youth in them, and he alluded to the Saudi...
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An image grab taken from a video uploaded on YouTube on August 23, 2013 allegedly shows a member of Ussud Al-Anbar (Anbar Lions), a Jihadist group affiliated to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, holding up the trademark black and white Islamist flag at an undisclosed location in Iraq’s Anbar province. (AFP)
Erbil, Asharq Al-Awsat—A conflict over ransom money has erupted between Al-Qaeda and Ansar Al-Sunnah in Iraq’s northern Kirkuk region, high-level security sources have informed Asharq Al-Awsat. Brig. Gen. Sarhad Qadar, commander of the Kirkuk police force, told Asharq...