Iraq celebrated the one-year anniversary of the official defeat of Daesh. The anniversary also saw the partial re-opening of the 'Green Zone' in Baghdad to civilians 15 years after it was set up in the wake of the US-led invasion and occupation.
“This is a war. But we don’t know who is attacking; we don’t know why we’re fighting.”
A year after Daesh was defeated in the region, people suffer from several problems ranging from lack of essential services to disease and poverty.
In the wake of the recent Tunis terror attack, a group of artists performed before a young audience in the capital city, encouraging them to reject the 'the culture of death' and embrace 'the culture of life.'
A spokesman for the US-led coalition said a senior Daesh militant involved beheadings of an American and other Western hostages was killed in Syria.
Xenophobic far-right leaders like Tommy Robinson are radicalising scores of British youth, and the media in the UK is more than happy to provide him with a platform to do so.
Iran and the US have used Iraq as a staging ground for influence in the region, but the reality of the Iraqi political system is now showing the Americans the door.
A high-ranking former Al Shabab Deputy Leader, Abu Mansoor Robow, is running for regional office in Somalia and it is raising questions about the future of Somali democracy, and how inclusive it should be.
The trio were detained by counter-terror police in overnight raids as they escalated preparations to attack crowded areas of Melbourne, according to police.
As the armed conflict in Syria nears its end, thousands of Russian women who were married to Daesh fighters are looking for a way out.
On June 28, 2016, three men armed with suicide bombs and automatic weapons attacked Ataturk Airport, killing 45 people and injuring 163 others.
The air strikes targetted Hajin, a town in a holdout of Daesh group in eastern Syria, killing 26 Daesh family members including 14 children, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
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