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Turkey joined the US in launching airstrikes against Daesh in Syria last week. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The US-led coalition against Daesh hasn't made much of an impact on the militant group, and with Turkey announcing joint airstrikes in Syria with America last week, it made matters worse.
Turkey recently announced carrying out joint airstrikes with the US against Daesh. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2015 - 07:57 GMT
The war against the PKK, Daesh and internal government conflict have all threatened to shake things up in Turkey.
File photo of Saudi police standing guard in the al-Munissiyah district, north-east of Riyadh. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2015 - 19:50 GMT
Unidentified gunmen shot at a security patrol in the coastal Saudi city of Jeddah, injuring at least one officer.
Lebanese protesters clash with riot police following a demonstration, organized by the
August 24, 2015 - 11:11 GMT
What started as a cry to solve the garbage crisis ended up a symbol of Lebanese strength against government corruption.
Will the new laws bring stability and security to Egypt or stifle democratic practices? (AFP/Mohamed al-Shahed)
August 19, 2015 - 08:36 GMT
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi ratified an anti-terrorism law which stipulates stiffer prison terms for terror-related offences, as well as exorbitant fines, and possible suspension from employment, for "false" reporting on militant attacks.
According to Fisk, “Dreamology” has long held a special place in Islam, but it seems especially attractive to militant groups such as al-Qaeda. (AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)
August 17, 2015 - 07:56 GMT
Robert Fisk examines the role of "Dreamology" in terrorist groups such as Daesh and al-Qaeda as a means to create and susain a ghastly fantasy and pornographic reality.
The debate on extremism has become poisonous and polarized. (AFP/File)
August 10, 2015 - 08:34 GMT
A former supporter of the caliphate and acquaintance of Britain's most famous Islamist, Anjem Choudary, writes about his fears regarding the polarization of the debate on extremism.
Turkey has been targeting Kurdish forces in air raids while the People's Protection Units (YPG) continue to fight against Daesh. (AFP/File)
August 06, 2015 - 13:44 GMT
Turkey is an important partner for the EU, but aggression toward Kurds isn't helping the world's fight against Daesh.
A relative carries the body of 18-month-old Ali Saad Dawabsha who was killed after Israeli extremists set fire to his home in Duma, July 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 08:36 GMT
Was it only a matter of time before violent Israeli settlers got their comeuppances? Benjamin Netanyahu along with many Israeli politicians were quick to condemn the horrific attack, but actions are clearly stronger than words.
A photo released by US Central Command shows two US F-15 fighter lets flying over northern Iraq. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 12:52 GMT
An independent monitoring group released a report on Monday that said some bombings carried out by the US-led coalition against Daesh in Iraq and Syria likely have kill hundreds of civilians.
It seems that, when David Cameron last week said that he wanted Britain to “do more” against Daesh, he actually meant more to make the situation messier, more volatile and more dangerous. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 13:57 GMT
If you thought Britain’s approach to the so-called Daesh was already confused and misguided – it just got a whole lot worse.