Iraq has decided to go beyond the death penalty, which may be imposed on foreign fighters of the Islamic State terrorist group for crimes committed on Iraqi soil. “The Iraqi parliament will formally require states whose citizens have committed crimes on Iraqi territory or against Iraqi citizens to pay compensation for these acts,” said Parliament…

Five rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into Israel without causing casualties or damage. In retaliation, the Israeli army retaliated, firing several tanks at Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip, according to the army itself via Twitter. In retaliation, the Israeli army retaliated with several tank shots against Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip….

Afghanistan: Nine police officers killed in Taliban attack – Subscribers Afghanistan‘s vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum survives Taleban attack – Subscribers Egypt sentences 18 to life in prison for Islamic State ties – Subscribers Gaza: “Million-man march” – Subscribers Germany: SEK (Spezialeinsatzkommandos) overwhelms ten suspected Islamists: Investigators check IS connection – Susbcribers Turkish jets hit PKK…

An Egyptian court has sentenced 18 suspected militants to life in prison for allegedly forming a “terrorist cell” affiliated with the Islamic State group. The Cairo criminal court on Saturday sentenced another 12 defendants to 10 to 15 years on charges that include plotting attacks on the country’s Christian minority in the Mediterranean city of…

Taleban fighters on Saturday (March 30) attacked a convoy carrying Afghanistan’s vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum, in an assault that left the former warlord unscathed but killed one of his bodyguards, an official told AFP. Enayatullah Babur, Dostum’s former chief of staff, said the hour-long attack also left several others in the convoy wounded. The attack…

On Monday, 25 March, several cities in North Rhine-Westphalia and in Baden-Wuerttemberg were involved in an anti-terrorism operation. A total of ten suspected Islamists were arrested. Investigators are investigating possible connections to the Islamic state terrorist militia. Daniel Vollmert, senior public prosecutor at the Düsseldorf public prosecutor’s office, confirmed that the operation had taken place…

The Turkish Air Force launched a massive air attack against a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) position during an air operation in northern Iraq, the Turkish Ministry of Defence said on Saturday. “On the morning of March 30, as part of the Turkish Air Force’s Operation “Pençe”, the headquarters, shelters and bunkers of the terrorist organization…

Nine Afghan police officers were killed during the Taliban’s simultaneous assault of two checkpoints inside the eastern Afghan town of Ghazni, officials announced on Saturday. The assault began early on Friday and Islamist insurgents then ambushed a group of police officers who rushed to reinforce them, killing the local police chief, Ahmad Khan Seerat, Ghazni…