Daesh (Islamic State)

Russia#039s reaction to new US sanctions

Russia's reaction to new US sanctions

Washington's decision to impose restrictive measures against a number of Russian companies causes disappointment, but the sanctions bring no serious problems to Russia, Russian Foreign ministry’s spokeswoman …

Tillerson to discuss fight against Daesh with Erdogan

Tillerson to discuss fight against Daesh with Erdogan

The agenda of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Turkey includes the meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, State Department's press service reported. The head of American …

Daesh claims responsibility for attack on Russian National Guard in Chechnya

Daesh claims responsibility for attack on Russian National Guard in Chechnya

The Daesh militant group, which is banned in Russia, claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on a Russian National Guard post in the Chechnya region, Sputnik reports. Six National Guard servicemen and six gunmen were …

America#039s REAL target in Middle East is Iran

America's REAL target in Middle East is Iran

The US should back Khalifa Haftar, an expert says

Trump’s Pentagon presents Daesh plan

Trump’s Pentagon presents Daesh plan

US President Donald Trump promised during the campaign to implement a "secret plan" to defeat Islamic State (ISIS, Daesh) including a pledge to "bomb the hell out of" the terror group in Iraq and Syria. …

New Middle East War?

New Middle East War?

Military Force Against ISIS Bills Introduced By Republicans

Following Russia’s Lead is the Smart Move for Turkey and Israel

Following Russia’s Lead is the Smart Move for Turkey and Israel

Israel and Russia need to keep on good terms to make certain the region does not spiral into crisis

White House efforts to marginalize Iran in the Middle East could backfire

White House efforts to marginalize Iran in the Middle East could backfire

The Trump administration’s attempts to isolate Iran politically, especially with respect to the war in Syria, and to intensify military and economic pressure against the Islamic Republic could prove counterproductive for regional …

Gulf countries take back seat on Syria route

Gulf countries take back seat on Syria route

Gulf countries appear to favor a wait-and-see approach hinging on two unknowns: Trump's new US policy on Syria, and Russia’s capability to broker a deal

#039Daesh supporter#039 killed in Riyadh after resisting arrest

'Daesh supporter' killed in Riyadh after resisting arrest

Police officers in Riyadh have killed a suspected Daesh supporter and arrested his accomplice,. The incident occurred in a furnished apartment building in the Al-Rayyan district after a worker reported that one of the men had declared …

Iraq to continue striking Daesh targets in Syria, Abadi says

Iraq to continue striking Daesh targets in Syria, Abadi says

Iraq will continue to hit Islamic State (IS, Daesh) targets in Syria, as well as in neighbouring countries if they give their approval, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Wednesday, Channel NewsAsia …

Members of bandit underground detained in Dagestan

Members of bandit underground detained in Dagestan

Participants in a so-called "sleeping" unit of bandit underground, related to the Islamic State (IS, Daesh) were detained on Sunday, the National Anti-Terror Committee said, TASS reports. "The group united four residents …

New Iraqi push on Daesh-held Mosul centre

New Iraqi push on Daesh-held Mosul centre

Iraqi forces have launched a new push in their battle to capture western Mosul from so-called Islamic State (IS, Daesh), BBC reports. Joint operations command (JOC) spokesman Brig-Gen Yahya Rasool told state TV on …

Air airports safe?

Air airports safe?

War in Middle East could move to Europe, US transportation hubs

Russia-backed Syrian army completely liberates Palmyra from Daesh

Russia-backed Syrian army completely liberates Palmyra from Daesh

The Syrian Army, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, has completed the operation to liberate the historic city of Palmyra from Daesh terrorists, according to the Kremlin spokesman citing Russian Defense Minister Sergei …

Syrian forces re-enter historic part of Palmyra

Syrian forces re-enter historic part of Palmyra

Syrian government forces battling the Daesh group re-entered Palmyra on Thursday in their quest to again take the historic town they had lost to the militants in December, Associated Press reported citing state media. The SANA news …

Turkey warns US against partnering with PYD

Turkey warns US against partnering with PYD

Turkey is continuing discussions with the U.S.-led coalition and Russia over possible scenarios on liberating Raqqa from Daesh

Syrian government forces capture Palmyra citadel from Daesh

Syrian government forces capture Palmyra citadel from Daesh

Syrian government forces along with their allies have recaptured Palmyra citadel from Daesh on Wednesday, securing complete control of the firing range over the city of Palmyra, Sputnik reports. The government forces also took …

Iraqi forces advance to west Mosul along 3 axes, prepare for tough fight

Iraqi forces advance to west Mosul along 3 axes, prepare for tough fight

The Iraqi military is attacking Daesh in western Mosul from three directions and is likely to face fierce fighting, Operation Inherent Resolve commander Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend said at a press …

Trump can’t do it all: Fight the Islamic State, counter Iran and put America first

Trump can’t do it all: Fight the Islamic State, counter Iran and put America first

There is no all-of-the-above option. Something will have to give

Trump vows to #039totally obliterate#039 ISIS from the face of the earth

Trump vows to 'totally obliterate' ISIS from the face of the earth

Pentagon prepares to give him a plan that could boost U.S. forces in Syria

US troops have come #039under fire#039 in and around Mosul, official says

US troops have come 'under fire' in and around Mosul, official says

U.S. troops have come "under fire" and have "returned fire" in and around Mosul as allied forces try to retake the city from ISIS, a U.S. military spokesperson said on Wednesday, Fox News reported. “When …

Enough With The Russia Nonsense

Enough With The Russia Nonsense

Trump is able to both recognize and respect the declared interests of those on the other side

Turkey Continues Tough Battle Against IS

Turkey Continues Tough Battle Against IS

Daesh has held thousands of civilians inside al-Bab

Saudi FM questions why Iran never attacked by terrorists, hints at #039deal#039

Saudi FM questions why Iran never attacked by terrorists, hints at 'deal'

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia Adel Jubeir suggested that a possible deal could be preventing Iran from being attacked by terrorist organizations such as Daesh and al-Qaeda, Sputnik reports. The move …

Iran#039s Zarif says use of chemical weapons in Syria cannot be condoned

Iran's Zarif says use of chemical weapons in Syria cannot be condoned

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, pointing to Sunni Islamist militants in Syria fighting against its allies in Damascus, told the Munich Security Conference that the use of chemical weapons could never be …

Iraq launches operation to retake western Mosul from ISIS

Iraq launches operation to retake western Mosul from ISIS

Iraqi forces have launched a major military operation to retake the western part of Mosul from Daesh, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced, RT reports. “We announce the start of a new phase in the operation, …

Daesh suffers more setbacks as the Syrian Army advances on Palmyra

Daesh suffers more setbacks as the Syrian Army advances on Palmyra

Daesh setbacks continued on Friday, as the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Hezbollah advanced further east towards the ancient city of Palmyra, Al-Masdar reports. Led by their 5th Legion, the Syrian Arab Army stormed the Al-Kalaabiyah …

Fikri Isik: Russia and Iran can#039t be excluded from Syrian process

Fikri Isik: "Russia and Iran can't be excluded from Syrian process"

Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik spoke about the regional role of Turkey and its relations with the West at the Munich Security Conference, held today. Isik noted that recently, a huge number of events happened in the …

Russian long-range bombers launch cruise missile strikes on Daesh in Raqqa

Russian long-range bombers launch cruise missile strikes on Daesh in Raqqa

Russian Tu-95MS long-range bombers have launched cruise missile strikes on Daesh targets near the Syrian city of Raqqa, the Russian Defense Ministry said, Sputnik reports. The ministry said that "reconnaissance means have confirmed …