Monthly Archives: "June 2015"

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed an attack on two Huthi rebel leaders in Yemen’s capital Sanaa last night. Interesting, the attack which had killed at least 28 people, marked the first...

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In recent weeks, the rival militants have battled in several provinces, with the heaviest fighting occurring in Nangarhar, on the border with Pakistan. For the past couple of weeks, Taliban fighters in the eastern province...

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“The enemy of my enemy is my friend”, they say; but things were never that easy in the Middle East. The relationship between Iran and Iraq seems to be one of the biggest ironies in...

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The U.N. special envoy to the Great Lakes region has quit his role facilitating talks between rival factions in Burundi’s political crisis but is staying on in his broader regional position, according to a U.N....

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Foreign affairs department chief Peter Varghese meets with Indian foreign secretary Jaishankar and Japanese vice foreign minister Akitaka Saiki in New Dehli for trilateral talks on security. The officials hope Beijing will agree to a...

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The ongoing conflict in Syria and Iraq took an unexpected turn recently, as contrary to overall expectations, the fighters pertaining to the self-entitled caliphate, managed to take control over key cities in both states. Ramadi,...

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