Archive for July, 2018

Middle east events and news

Friday, July 13, 2018 Comments Off

ISIS Weekly Claims Attack On U.S. Troops In Syria A report in Issue 137 of ISIS’s weekly Al-Naba’, circulated online on June 29, 2018, claims that on June 20 ISIS fighters targeted a U.S. military Humvee on a main road in the town of Al-Hasakah with a large IED, killing three U.S. troops. Taliban Reports […]

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Middle east events and news

Friday, July 13, 2018 Comments Off

Afghan Taliban: ‘The Remarks Of NATO Secretary General Prove That This Jihad Is Not An Intra-Afghan War’ On June 23, 2018, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban organization) released on its English-language website a statement in response to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s argument that peace in Afghanistan can only be achieved in the […]

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German-Speaking Jihadis Call On Their ‘Siblings’ To Join Them And Wage Jihad In Syria

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On June 25, 2018, German-speaking jihadis in Syria released a five-minute video titled “A Call to Jihad” on a German-language Telegram channel. The video features two masked fighters in Syria, one of whom solicits funds for jihad in German and calls upon Muslims in the West to join them in the jihad in Syria.(by memri […]

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Jumana Ghunaimat – From Editor Of ‘Al-Ghad’ Daily To Jordan’s Government Spokesperson And State Minister Of Media Affairs

Friday, July 13, 2018 Comments Off

On June 14, 2018, the Jordanian king swore in a new government after the previous government resigned due to extensive protests over its economic policy. A notable appointment was that of Jumana Ghunaimat, formerly the editor-in-chief of Jordan’s Al-Ghad daily, as state minister of media affairs and as government spokesperson.(by memri.org)

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Iraqi warplanes kill three Islamic State militants in Diyala

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Comments Off

Iraqi warplanes targeted on Saturday a gathering of Islamic State militants in Diyala province, leaving three of them dead. Spokesman for the Iraqi Security Media Council Brig. Gen. Yehia Rasool said that “the Iraqi Air Force killed three IS terrorists and destroyed one of

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RAF jets in Romania ‘strong deterrent to Russia’

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Comments Off

A senior officer from the RAF has said their presence in Romania has changed the behaviour of Russia because they are a “strong deterrent”. Around 150 British personnel are currently stationed in the Eastern European city of Constanta as part of Nato’s enhanced Air Policing (eAP) mission alongside American and Romanian forces. The operation was […]

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Tunisia vows to “revenge” following attack against security agents

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Comments Off

The Tunisian government vowed to revenge on Sunday after a “terrorist” attack on a border security station in northwest Tunisia killed at least nine members of security forces. “We promise a quick and effective response and we will get our revenge,” Tunisian Interior Minister Ghazi Jeribi said.

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EU Parliament chief begins visit to Libya

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Comments Off

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani Monday stressed that the European Union (EU) must speak with one voice on Libya and that all efforts should support the reconstruction of Tripoli so that it becomes a strong partner. “The European Parliament stands by the Libyan people, who deserve peace, stability, democracy and prosperity,” said Tajani at the […]

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Algeria condemns terrorist attack in Tunisia

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Comments Off

Algeria on Sunday condemned the terrorist attack that killed at least nine Tunisian security officers, and expressed its solidarity with Tunisian authorities in their fight against the scourge of terrorism. “Algeria strongly condemns the terrorist attack that targeted Sunday a patrol of the Tunisian National Guard in the province of Jendouba,” Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Abdelaziz […]

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