Pakistan Army Chief vows to eliminate Terrorism-Corruption nexus in 2016

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday said that that nexus of terrorism, crime and corruption will be completely eliminated from the country this year. GWADAR (Pakistan) – Army... Read more »
Cameron enters war without military strategy or exit plan

UK enters Syria war without military strategy or exit plan

Cameron’s speech may have won over 397 MPs but he failed to properly address concerns on key issues such as military strategy, the absence of credible ground forces, the lack of a... Read more »

Americans fear ‘homegrown’ terrorists more than foreign: Poll claims

Quinnipiac Poll suggests that Americans see homegrown terrorists as bigger threat than Foreign-born Terrorists Around 58 percent of American voters think homegrown terrorists are the greater threat than foreign-national extremists, according to a recent... Read more »
Paris attacks highlight selective grief and outrage of Western world

No to ISIS, No to Imperialism – Solidarity with the Paris Victims

The November 13 attacks in Paris: the terror of the Islamic State, the state of emergency in France, our responsibilities By Pierre Rousset and François Sabado November 13 represents a change in... Read more »
Over 4,000 civilians killed in anti-ISIS bombing in Iraq and Syria since 2014

Over 4,000 civilians killed in anti-ISIS bombing in Iraq and Syria since 2014

More than 4,000 civilians have been killed  during 2014 – 2015 by “indiscriminate bombardments” targetted at ISIS (or Daesh militant group) by Iraqi, Syrian, U.S.-led and Russian military aircraft in Iraq and Syria,... Read more »

Exposed: Syria, Putin, WW3 and ISIS

Contrary to popular belief, the conduct of nations on the international stage is almost never driven by moral considerations, but rather by a shadowy cocktail of money and geopolitics. As such, when... Read more »
Two women cry as they pay tribute to the victims of Paris attacks at the Place de la Republique in Paris, France, November 27, 2015. Photo: Eric Gaillard Reuters

France holds memorial two weeks after Paris attacks

France paid homage today to those who died in terrorist attacks in Paris two weeks ago. The names of the 130 people killed were read at a national memorial service at a... Read more »

Experts say the future is ours (if we don’t destroy it first) 

Washington, DC — From global warming to international terrorism, we all have fears about the future of our planet.  But whether you’re more faithful or more skeptical, when it comes to shaping... Read more »

National crime database crucial to combating terrorism: Australian Crime Commission

The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) is creating a national criminal database drawing together information from more than 1,000 different systems, to give police real-time access to interstate intelligence. By Laura Gartry (for... Read more »
Paris attacks highlight selective grief and outrage of Western world

Multi-headed hydra ISIS has to be eliminated after Paris attack

By Yasmeen Aftab What will be the impact of Paris attack on French involvement in the Middle East? France in September this year started air raids on militant jihadis from ISIS in Syria. France... Read more »
Paris attacks highlight selective grief and outrage of Western world

Paris attacks highlight selective grief and outrage of Western world

We need solidarity and compassion for the victims of terrorism everywhere not just Western world By Chris Graham (for NewMatilda) As France enters yet another period of mourning, Lebanon is just emerging from... Read more »
French special forces evacuate people, including an injured man holding his head, as people gather near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, November 13, 2015. Photo: REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Paris Terror Attacks: 130 people feared dead, hundreds injured

At least 130 people were killed in a wave of simultaneous attacks on Friday evening in Paris, in the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Gunmen and bombers attacked... Read more »
Victims lie on the street in Ankara as the scene of the explosion is cordoned off . Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Nearly 100 dead as bombs rock Turkey’s capital

Two powerful bombs ripped through the main train station in Ankara on Saturday morning, killing at least 100 people and injuring 186 others in the deadliest attack in the Turkish capital in... Read more »

Sydney police release three arrested in anti-terror raids

Three of four men linked with Parramatta shooting have been released without charge in a move police admitted Thursday was “incredibly frustrating”, according to The Australian. A number of people were arrested after raids in... Read more »

Afghan government says Taliban leader, Mullah Omar, died in 2013

KABUL, (Afghanistan) — After months of deliberation, Afghan officials announced on Wednesday that they were now certain that the Taliban’s longtime leader, Mullah Muhammad Omar, died in Pakistan in 2013. The announcement... Read more »
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Australian nurse Adam Brookman charged with terrorism-related offences

A Victorian man charged with providing support to Islamic State has returned to Melbourne and faced court following his voluntary surrender to Turkish authorities in July. Father-of-five, Adam Brookman, 39, is charged... Read more »

Turkey allows US to use key air base to strike ISIS

Turkey has agreed to allow the U.S. military to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants from a U.S. air base in Incirlik, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing defense... Read more »
Kuwaiti security forces gather outside the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque after it was targeted by a suicide bombing during Friday prayers on June 26, 2015, in Kuwait City. Photo: Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP via Getty Images

More than 80 killed in Terror attacks in four countries

Friday was a banner day for terror groups around the world. Terrorists launched attacks in four countries on an industrial plant in France, a hotel in Tunisia, a mosque in Kuwait, and... Read more »
Roshni Jan, widow of Juma Khan, 38, outside her home. Image by Talal N. Ansari.

Murder in Uniform – Kashmir’s infamous “fake encounter”

Kashmir’s most infamous “fake encounter” leaves five families desperate for justice Kashmiris still live alongside half a million military personnel whom they consider their occupiers; the conflict nears its third decade and... Read more »
Tony Abbott said Australia had been too willing to give ‘those who might be a threat to our country the benefit of the doubt’. Photograph: Mike Bowers

Australia set to strip citizenship for terror links

Australia says it will introduce new laws this week to strip dual nationals linked to terrorism of their citizenship, but backed away from putting the power in the hands of a single... Read more »

What is the objective of letting loose hard core LTTE terrorists?

By Shenali D Waduge The media has highlighted news of requests by LTTE-created-TNA to release LTTE prisoners. For whose benefit, why and for what reasons would a political party request to release... Read more »
Iraqi Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi, center, and members of the anti-Islamic State coalition meet in Paris, France, to discuss strategy in fighting the jihadists who have made key battlefield advances in recent weeks in Iraq and Syria, Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

Anti-ISIS coalition makes little progress at Paris meeting

Iraqi PM terms rise of ISIS global ‘failure’, calls for more support against ISIS The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has described the rapid advance of Isis as a “failure of the... Read more »
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FM Julie Bishop calls on US-led coalition to include Iran in strategic Paris talks

Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has called for Iran to be included in the strategic talks between the US and its allies on how to confront Islamic State. The international conference is... Read more »
A policeman carries out an inspection after the explosion at the al-Anoud mosque. Photograph: Faisal al-Nasser /Reuters

At least 4 killed in bomb attack outside mosque in Saudi Arabia

Second Saudi Arabia suicide bombing fuels ISIS campaign fears Attacker detonates bomb in car park of Shia mosque in Dammam, killing four people a week after suicide blast kills 21 at another... Read more »