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HAMAS’S NEW ENEMY – THE ISLAMIC STATE

Gaza Strip map  * A Jaljalat group operating in Gaza and which says it is associated with I.S.I.S (Daesh) has claimed, on 06/02/2015, that it killed, on Sunday 05/31/2015, a top Hamas commander. According to the group, which calls itself the Army… Continue reading

SHIA MOSQUE IN SAUDI ARABIA BOMBED

 

al-QadeehUp to 20  people were killed and dozens injured after a suicide bomber detonated explosives at a Shia Mosque, on Friday 05/22/2015,in the Saudi province of Qatif, according to news agencies.

The incident in the Imam Ali mosque,… Continue reading

ISLAMIC STATE OVERSHADOWS THE MIDDLE EAST

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Despite Coalition continues airstrikes and despite the effort to train and arm the Iraqi Army I.S.I.S managed to capture Iraq’s Anbar Province capital Ramadi, on 05/17/2015, as the Iraqi Army scuttled the city leaving behind, as in Mosul less… Continue reading

STILL VERY FAR FROM DEFEAT

Iraq tharthar1I.S.I.S captured, on Friday 04/24/2915, the  Tharthar Dam near Fallujah Anbar province and killed 127 Iraqi troops including a top army Brigadier, Hassan Abbas Toufan, Commander of the Iraqi No. 1 Division,   in attacks that show the… Continue reading

YEMEN’S CHAOS

myeme1aAl Qaeda militants stormed a prison in southeastern Yemen,  in Hadramout Province, on Thursday 04/02/2015,, freeing about 300 inmates including one of their leaders, Khalid Batarfi,  a security official said (see – YEMEN-WAR ). 

Also on Thursday… Continue reading

YET ANOTHER SHIA-SUNNI WAR – YEMEN

Yemen civil warThe Yemeni foreign minister Riad Yassin has called, on Monday 03/23/2015,  for Gulf Emirates to intervene to prevent the advance of Shia Houthi rebels, backed by Iran, into the south of the country.

 

The Houthis ousted President Abdrabbuh… Continue reading

THE CONFUSION OVER THE BATTLE OF TIKRIT

iraqmapIn mid 02/2015 Shiaa forces in Syria launched two offensive against Syrian ‘rebels’ – actually against Sunni militants from Jabhat al-Nusra in the South, near the Jordanian-Israeli borders, and against I.S.I.S (Daesh) in Aleppo province – near the Turkish border.… Continue reading

ISLAMIC COUP FOILED IN TUNISIA

??? ???????Tunisia, the only Arab country that emerged from the so called “Arab spring” as a democracy, although yet a fragile one, said, on 02/07/2015, it  has arrested 32 would-be attackers, some of whom were returning from fighting in Syria,… Continue reading