Iraqi troops are clearing up a key neighbourhood in Mosul after making significant gains against Islamic State militants in the city and the prime minister declared an end to the extremist group's self-proclaimed caliphate.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017
The US, its allies and Russia could best help the Syrian people by stepping up genuine humanitarian assistance in response to the refugee crisis, coming clean about their real intentions in the wider region, ceasing arms sales and engaging in a genuine peace process, argues.
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
We are all framed by our past but our destiny and final legacy do not need to be defined by it. That is perhaps the key lesson for a troubled world from the life and times of Martin McGuinness and Abdelhamid Abaaoud, suggests Irish Examiner digital editor,
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
Plans revealing thousands of plots by the Islamic State (IS) terror group to attack Europe have been discovered by coalition forces fighting the militants in Syria and Iraq, Britain’s top commander in the region has claimed.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
A little boy whose mother took him to an area of Syria controlled by Islamic terrorists showed a marked and persistent interest in guns and shooting people when he returned to Britain, a family court judge has heard.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016
An Iraqi intelligence official says sources in the Syrian city of Raqqa have told them that the Islamic State group has been planning terrorist attacks in Europe for two months which would “target airports and train stations”.
Wed, 23 Mar, 2016
New video released by Islamic State shows the extremists who carried out the terror attacks in Paris committing atrocities in IS-controlled territory while plotting the slaughter in the French capital that left 130 people dead.
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016