The Syrian War Isn’t About Syria Anymore (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
January 21, 2018 - 15:00 GMT
The same powers that could end the Syrian Civil War are profiting from its continuation
Comrades of Sgt La David Johnson cry at his burial service on 21 October in Hollywood, Florida. Johnson and three other US soldiers were killed in Niger on 4 October. (Gaston de Cardenas/AFP)
January 14, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
An Islamic State affiliate has claimed responsibility for an attack three months ago in Niger that killed four American soldiers on patrol with Nigerien troops.
Putin, Al Bawaba
January 09, 2018 - 15:22 GMT
Russia plans to stay in Syria for the rest of the 21st century.
December 30, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
It may be trying to re-assemble but the destruction of this evil ideology is a major blow to the organisation and may herald its end
Smoke plumes rise after an airstrike in west Mosul on March 10, 2017 as Iraqi forces advance in the city during the ongoing battle to seize it from the jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) group. / AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS (ARIS MESSINIS/AFP)
December 30, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
A U.S.-led coalition carried out more than 14,100 military strikes against ISIS in Iraq since the alliance was established in mid-2014, according to a coalition official.
December 28, 2017 - 10:10 GMT
A suspected suicide attack at a facility hosting a news agency and a cultural center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday has claimed multiple lives.
The bomb had been hidden in a locker where shoppers leave their belongings in a branch of the Perekrestok supermarket chain, according to local reports. Pictured above, investigators evaluate the scene. (AFP)
December 27, 2017 - 20:16 GMT
Ten people have been hospitalized with injuries after an explosion ripped through a supermarket in the Russian city of St. Petersburg on Wednesday evening.
An Iraqi receives the Eucharist during a Christmas mass at the Saint Paul’s church on December 24, 2017 in the country’s second city Mosul. (Ahmad MUWAFAQ / AFP)
December 25, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Christian worshipers in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul celebrated their first Mass on Sunday since ISIS overran the city in 2014.
A Yazidi woman stands next to an unearthed mass grave in northern Iraq (Safin Hamed/AFP)
December 14, 2017 - 11:51 GMT
As ISIS faces defeat, evidence of its genocide against the Yazidi people mount.
Chinese police in Urumqi, Xinjiang Province in 2009, (AFP/File)
December 10, 2017 - 14:56 GMT
Thousands of Chinese jihadist separatists are threatening China, and China doesn't seem to have a workable plan to stop them.
The Turkistan Islamic Party, Al Bawaba
December 07, 2017 - 15:11 GMT
Their presence means the war in Syria has fundamentally changed, and the future of jihad may change with it.
Turkey's Erdogan opens a new Turkish Embassy in Somalia, AFP/File
December 04, 2017 - 14:27 GMT
In the project to modernize itself and combat terror, Somalia has an unlikely ally: Turkey.
A JKW fighter pictured in the group's propoganda, Twitter
December 03, 2017 - 14:28 GMT
While ISIS facing total military defeat in Syria, one small ISIS affiliate looks like it's here to stay.
El-Arish was once a popular tourist town (
November 30, 2017 - 12:50 GMT
Egypt's El-Arish city has turned from a tourist resort destination into a militant battleground, long before it faced Egypt's worst terrorist attack in its modern history that killed 300 people at a mosque just east of the city.
President Donald Trump's Twitter page
November 29, 2017 - 13:33 GMT
The President of the United States retweeted three controversial tweets with anti-Muslim content from the deputy leader of Britain First, earlier today.
The Egyptian Military has faced criticism following the attack (AFP)
November 28, 2017 - 12:36 GMT
The Egyptian government has valued the cost of each life lost in Friday’s terror attack at just over €9,000 ($10,699) - a fraction of the amount paid to foreign citizens killed on Egyptian soil.