A prominent clergyman known as the “vicar of Baghdad” has been accused of considering paying Isis $17,500 (£13,500) to free sex slaves. Canon Andrew White was president of the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME) when he[...]
The United Kingdom designated the entire Hezbollah organization as a terrorist group and froze its assets. The Finance Ministry move, which was announced Friday, is part of the implementation of the UK’s Terrorism and Terrorist Financing rules, Reuters reported.
The Department of Foreign Relations in the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria handed over two children with their Norwegian mother who were staying in the Hol Camp to a delegation from the Norwegian Foreign Ministry headed by Eric Homes.[...]
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (NES) warned of the re-emergence of ISIS, calling for establishing an international tribunal to prosecute ISIS fighters, according to a statement issued by the NES on 7 January 2020. The statement renewed the[...]
As the right-wing Progress Party is threatening to leave Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s centre-right coalition, this may spell the government's downfall. The Norwegian government's surprise decision to repatriate a 29-year-old Daesh* widow with two small kids on account of one of[...]
Two Australians in Syria have been stripped of their citizenship over links to Islamic State, sparking family concerns about the status of their young children. The stripping of the couple's citizenship has been backdated to 2016 – before the youngest two[...]
A senior member of the Islamic State (IS) has been captured near the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The senior militant, said to be a former "Emir" of the insurgent group in the Iraqi city of Mosul, was arrested on Wednesday[...]