Tag Archives: Jordan

Islamic State: Trump to declare victory and go home?

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi congratulated his forces on retaking Rawah. Iraqi forces backed by the U.S.-led coalition retook on November 17 the last town in the country that was held by the Islamic State group, more than three years … Continue reading

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Nissour Square Massacre: Nicholas Slatten gets new trial

  A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater security contractor, ordering a new trial for the man prosecutors say fired the first shots in the 2007 slayings of 14 Iraqi civilians at … Continue reading

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Military takeover in Egypt: turning a political dispute into a religious conflict

Referring to Mursi’s year as president,Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense warned of mixing religion with politics, and of turning a political dispute over a regime that failed … Continue reading

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