shiite militias

Bana Alabed should not die. She needs to live and prosper. In the meanwhile, the ratings-hungry media should leave Bana alone
The U.S. and its coalition partners are providing air and artillery support, and training and logistical services, and have
While the pretext for the Iraq war turned out be a magnificent lie, Europe faces real, tangible threats from Syria.
A regional governor said 49 Sunni men had been executed after surrendering to a Shi'ite faction.
Some 50,000 Iraqis have waning medicine and food reserves and no way to safely flee the city, aid groups say.
a'esh's ambition of winning the obligation of the entire Muslim World will only remain a pipedream. It rose because the Iran-backed Shiite militias and the Iraqi army left no stone unturned in persecuting the hapless Sunnis.
There's nothing wrong with protesting against injustice. Things get murky when a state instigates violent protests against another state -- all the while claiming a moral high ground.
Given its pivotal role in the broader war against the Islamic State, the Anbar Campaign will remain the central focus of Iraqi's military operations for at least the balance of 2015.
June 29 marks the first anniversary of the proclamation of Islamic State (IS). It has been a busy year.
An anti-ISIS conference was held in Paris on June 2. The only armed forces that, so far, have stood up to the beheaders, the only ones capable of holding a front a thousand kilometers long, the only ones that have not yielded an inch of ground -- the Kurdish armed forces, the army of the Iraqi Kurds and its heroic Peshmerga -- were not invited.