Sunday , 27 May 2018
Home » Tag Archives: Syria (page 21)

Tag Archives: Syria

Gulf Arab States Close Doors to Syrian Refugees

In this cartoon from the Saudi daily Makkah, a man in Arab Gulf attire points a refugee to a door with an EU flag, shouting, “Why don’t you let them in, you discourteous people?!” U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has surfaced, once again to lecture the Anglosphere and the Western world about its “duties” to hurriedly absorb nearly half ...

Read More »

Dozens of Muslims fighters back in Denmark

A new report from the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism puts Denmark near the top of the EU when it comes to the number of Muslims fighters have returned back to their home countries. According to the report, 125 foreign fighters are known to have left Denmark for Syria or Iraq. Of those, around 62 are believed to now be back in ...

Read More »

Denmark to send F-16s and troops into Syria

Denmark is ready to send F16 fighter jets and 400 troops to Iraq and Syria to fight the Islamic State group, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said on Friday. A majority of political parties in parliament’s foreign affairs committee expressed support Friday for the government’s proposal, and “the government will on the basis of [Friday’s] meeting submit a bill to ...

Read More »

Inside the Global Jihad March 30, 2016

Main events of the week On March 27, 2016, the city of Palmyra, located in the heart of the Syrian desert, was taken over by the Syrian Army and the forces supporting it. The takeover of Palmyra is a military, political and image-related achievement of the Syrian Army and Russia, which provides it with ongoing air support. The takeover of ...

Read More »

Russian Air Power IN Syria Remains Robust

Despite Russian President Vladimir Putin’s widely publicized, mid-March order to evacuate the bulk of his forces from Syria, Russian air power in the country remains substantial, according to the Israeli Air Force (IAF), with newly deployed attack helicopters replacing many of the fighter bombers that have made their way home. “He changed the shape of the forces, but he didn’t ...

Read More »

Inside Iran March 27, 2016

Main Points At least four more Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) fighters have been killed in Syria, one of them a lieutenant colonel. Responding publicly to Russia’s decision to withdraw some of its forces from Syria, senior Iranian officials tried to minimize its importance, stressing that the decision would not influence the continuing collaboration of Iran, Russia and Syria. The ...

Read More »

Inside the Global Jihad

Main events of the week This week was marked by a series of attacks carried out by ISIS, demonstrating the operational capabilities of the terrorist and guerrilla infrastructure that ISIS has built outside the core area of its rule in Syria and Iraq. Local ISIS branches and networks were involved in the attacks that were carried out in Turkey, Belgium, ...

Read More »

Syrian Kurdish cantons to be replaced by federal system

Map showing de facto cantons held by Kurdish forces in northern Syria (Western Kurdistan or Rojava). ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – A Kurdish official in Syria claimed that the autonomous cantons in Syria Kurdistan (Rojava) will be dismantled and replaced by a federal system. “A conference will be held in the town of Rmelan by the democratic self-administration cantons in Rojava ...

Read More »

Putin Says Russia Will Begin Withdrawing Its Military From Syria

Vladimir Putin has announced he will begin withdrawing most of Russia’s air force from Syria. Moscow began conducting airstrikes in the war-torn country in September to help President Bashar al-Assad’s offensive against rebel and jihadist groups. Putin and Assad spoke by phone on Monday, agreeing their goals had mostly been accomplished. Monitors have said more than 1,000 civilians were killed ...

Read More »

Global Jihad March 3-9, 2016

Main events of the week The ceasefire in Syria, which came into effect on the night of February 26-27, resulted in a significant decrease in the intensity of the clashes in the areas where it is applied.  These clashes were characterized by local incidents with no significant changes in the situation on the ground. The ceasefire was utilized to transfer ...

Read More »