War On Terror

December 20, 2014

The Guantanamo Bay detention facility holds 132 remaining detainees. (AFP/File)
17:41 GMT

The US transferred four prisoners from Guantanamo Bay to Afghanistan.

December 9, 2014

US Senator Dianne Feinstein led the Senate Intelligence Committee efforts to review and release the torture report. (AFP/file)
12:26 GMT

The US will release a much-anticipated report on post-9/11 CIA torture and interrogation methods. Embassies are tightening security in preparation for backlash.

December 7, 2014

The US has defended the failed rescue operation of Luke Somers. (AFP/File)
16:26 GMT

US officials defend the failed rescue operation in Yemen that left two hostages dead.

December 6, 2014

The US has pressured Pakistan for years to wipe out militant sanctuaries in the North Waziristan tribal area. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT

Pakistan's military reported Saturday that it has killed a senior Al-Qaeda leader wanted by the US.

November 20, 2014

Dina Kawar is the latest female representative on the UN Security Council.
04:00 GMT

Jordan is going to launch a regional initiative to curb terrorists’ increasing use of telecommunications and media technologies.

November 17, 2014

The identity of the American woman has been withheld at the request of her family fearing her safety, The Daily Beast reported. [AFP/file]
15:23 GMT

An unnamed woman, the last American citizen held hostage by the ISIL terrorist group, might be the next victim of the Takfiris’ unmerciful murders, according to a report.

Akdogan clarified doubts about Turkey’s policy about the terror group and other vital issues. [AFP]
14:13 GMT

Akdogan clarified doubts about Turkey’s policy about the terror group and other vital issues.

November 12, 2014

A British woman terrorist suspect dubbed the 'White Widow' has been killed in Ukraine, it was claimed on Wednesday
17:50 GMT

White Widow terrorist Samantha Lewthwaite who was married to 7/7 bomber is 'killed by sniper in Ukraine'

November 10, 2014

A terrorist attack in the UK linked to Islamic extremism is 'almost inevitable' in coming months, security chiefs have warned. [Paul Hackett]
20:37 GMT

UK’s top security personnel have warned the British parliament of an “almost inevitable” militant attack in the country over the “acute” levels of terror activities.

A Jordanian court has sentenced four men to jail on charges of membership in the ISIL terrorist group. [AFP]
18:44 GMT

A Jordanian court has sentenced four men to jail on charges of membership in the ISIL terrorist group and promoting the Takfiri group on social media networks.

October 17, 2014

The aircrafts are believed to be MiG 21 and MiG 23 models captured from the Syrian military (File/AFP)
13:52 GMT

The Islamic State is allegedly training Iraqi militants to fly captured fighter jets, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

October 16, 2014

Newly appointed Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein referred to IS as the  "antithesis of human rights" (File/AFP)
19:45 GMT

The new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein, warned of Islamic State atrocities across Iraq and Syria Thursday.

Medical officials confirmed the deaths of at least 38 people in the attacks (AFP/File)
17:42 GMT

Terrorist attacks killed at least 38 people and wound dozens others across Iraq's capital, Baghdad, Thursday.

September 2, 2014

Saudi Interior ministry's spokesman Mansour al-Turki. [AFP]
16:00 GMT

Saudi Arabia says it has arrested 88 men who are suspected of being part of an Al-Qaeda cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom.

August 3, 2014

Iraqi military successfully thwarted a militant attack on the Baiji oil refinery, located 180 kilometers  north of the capital, Baghdad, following heavy clashes with ISIL terrorists near the facility.
09:06 GMT

Iraqi army forces backed by thousands of volunteers have pushed ahead with their campaign against Takfiri ISIL militants in several areas of the country, inflicting losses on the terrorists.