The Egyptian-Gazan border area
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14 Palestinians drowned in flooded tunnel

December 8, 2015 Support

Gazan Civil Defense rescue team say that at least 14 Palestinians have gone missing after Egyptian military forces flooded a smuggling tunnel with seawater. Muhammad al-Meidana, a Civil Defense official, told Ma’an news that rescue [ More … ]

A picture taken on December 7, 2015 shows smoke billowing in the rural town of Husayba, in the Euphrates Valley seven kilometres (4.5 miles) east of Ramadi, where Iraqi government forces have been closing on Islamic State (IS) group militants who seized the Anbar province's capital in May after a three-day blitz involving dozens of huge truck bombs. Iraqi security forces have fought their way to the outskirts of Ramadi, where they have been battling the IS jihadists in the past weeks. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE
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US coalition denies killing syrian troops

December 7, 2015 Support

The Syrian government has said three of its soldiers have been killed in a US-led coalition air strike, but the coalition has denied responsibility. The Syrian foreign ministry said jets fired missiles at an army [ More … ]

Salafist fighters in Yemen. Photo from Youtube.
Yemen Latest News

The battle of Taiz – a revenge war

December 6, 2015 Support

The ancient sothern city of Taiz, in Yemen has been the hot spot of the fighting the recent months, with the Houthi movement besieging its half-a-million people as they fight forces loyal to the president, [ More … ]

Tunisian women that have joined the Islamic State.
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Over 700 Tunisian women have joined IS

December 5, 2015 Support

Around 700 Tunisian women have traveled to Syria to join extremist groups, such as the Islamic State (IS), minister for women issues Samira Merai told the Tunisian parliament on Friday. A total of 5,000 persons [ More … ]

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters preparing a rocket launcher as they guard a position at the frontline of fighting against Islamic State (IS) group's militants near the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, west of the city of Mosul. The US-led coalition has made Iraqi and Syrian Kurdish forces primary allies against the Islamic State jihadist group, but over-reliance on the Kurds carries risks, analysts warn. AFP PHOTO / SAFIN HAMED / AFP / SAFIN HAMED
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Iraqi irritation over Turkish troops

December 5, 2015 Support

More than 100 Turkish soldiers have been deployed to an area near the Iraqi city of Mosul, that is under control of the Islamic State (IS), to replace a unit providing training to Iraqi troops, [ More … ]

Ayman Abbas (C), head of the Egyptian election committee, holds a press conference on December 4, 2015 in the capital Cairo. About 28 percent of Egyptian voters cast ballots in a staggered parliamentary election dominated by pro-government candidates following a crackdown on the main Islamist opposition group. AFP PHOTO / STR / AFP / -
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Egyptian elections dominated by pro-Sisi candidates

December 4, 2015 Support

About 28 per cent of Egyptian voters cast ballots in a staggered parliamentary election dominated by pro-government candidates, the country’s election committee announced on Friday, following a crackdown on the main Islamist opposition group. Experts [ More … ]