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Six Arab Gulf countries in counter-terrorism exercises, codenamed Arab Gulf Security 1.

Six Arab Gulf countries in counter-terrorism exercises, codenamed Arab Gulf Security 1.

Security forces from all six Arab Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have been carrying out a series of counter-terrorism exercises, codenamed Arab Gulf Security 1. Hosted by Bahrain, the smallest…

Kurdish-led Syrian forces backed by the U.S. announced the operation to retake Raqqa from ISIS.

Kurdish-led Syrian forces backed by the U.S. announced the operation to retake Raqqa from ISIS.

  BEIRUT 06.11.2016 — Kurdish-led Syrian forces backed by the U.S. announced plans Sunday to retake the Islamic State group’s de facto capital of Raqqa, urging civilians to avoid “enemy…

Following Trump? Turkey sealing Syrian border with giant wall, but Syria does not pay for it.

Following Trump? Turkey sealing Syrian border with giant wall, but Syria does not pay for it.

The Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKİ) has undertaken the construction of the remaining 700 kilometers of the wall being built on Turkey’s border with war-torn Syria, after the construction…

Elbit Systems new  Mini UAS For Tactical Naval and Maritime Applications.

Elbit Systems new  Mini UAS For Tactical Naval and Maritime Applications.

  Elbit Systems Introduces SkylarkTM C: A New  Mini UAS For Tactical Naval and Maritime Applications The system features a waterproof and floating air vehicle that provides even small vessels…

U.S. and Southern Syria.

U.S. and Southern Syria.

According to  an article written by EHUD YA’ARI (is a Lafer International Fellow with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy) and published by Foreign Affairs, “Washington’s first priority should be…

The “Al-Qaedanization” of ISIL?

The “Al-Qaedanization” of ISIL?

Written by Victor R. Bjorgan.-    Last week, Pentagon officials  informed that American airstrikes have killed 25,000 ISIS fighters in Iraq and Syria and incinerated millions of dollars plundered by the…

Russia warns US in response to ceasefire violations in Syria

Russia warns US in response to ceasefire violations in Syria

Russia on Monday warned the United States that it will start responding to cease-fire violations in Syria unilaterally starting Tuesday if the U.S. refuses to coordinate rules of engagement against…

Leading UK/European Imams launched publication “Haqiqah” to counter extremist views like ISIL.

Leading UK/European Imams launched publication “Haqiqah” to counter extremist views like ISIL.

A new online magazine, focused on fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s propaganda and instead spreading a moderate and peaceful view of Islam, is being published by a…

Russia will retain its influence in Syria, strengthen links with Iran and dispute U.S. role in the region.

Russia will retain its influence in Syria, strengthen links with Iran and dispute U.S. role in the region.

There is not a firm conclusion within the Obama administration about why Russian President Vladimir Putin is sending aircraft, tanks and missiles into Syria. There are a few theories like:…

Turkey and U.S. agreed to displace ISIL and create 60 miles long strip border safe zone

Turkey and U.S. agreed to displace ISIL and create 60 miles long strip border safe zone

Turkey and the United States have agreed in general terms on a plan that envisions American warplanes, Syrian insurgents and Turkish forces working together to sweep Islamic State militants from…

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