Iraqi President Barham Saleh announced on Thursday that he had instructed intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kazimi to form a government after the former governor of Najaf, Adnane Zorfi, threw in the towel, pushed out by a rare political consensus against him. Mr. Kazimi, accepted on the contrary even before his nomination by almost all the political…

Cinq roquettes ont frappé une importante base aérienne américaine en Afghanistan jeudi, mais il n’y a eu aucune victime, ont déclaré les forces de l’OTAN en Afghanistan. L’attaque a été revendiquée par l’État islamique Cette attaque survient quelques semaines après que les talibans et les États-Unis aient conclu un accord sur le retrait des troupes…

The Afghan government will release 100 Taliban prisoners on Wednesday, April 8, an official told AFP, a day after the insurgents said they were walking out of talks with Kabul. The two foes have been negotiating in Kabul since last week to try to finalize a prisoner swap that was originally supposed to have happened…

Five civilians were killed after PKK terrorists attacked a group of forestry workers heading to collect wood in the southeastern Diyarbakır province, the governor’s office said in a statement Wednesday. The attack took place on the road between Kulp and Hazro districts near Güleç neighborhood when PKK terrorists detonated a roadside bomb, the statement read….

A U.S. airstrike near Mogadishu earlier this month killed a top al-Shabaab leader, Africa Command said on Tuesday. An assessment of the April 2 airstrike in vicinity of Bush Madina killed Yusuf Jiis, “one of the foundational members of the terrorist group and held many significant positions that facilitated al-Shabaab’s violent and harmful activities throughout…

Multiple sources confirm that two women from the Islamic state, one from Belgium and the other from France, managed to escape from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) detention camp in Roj, Syria. The 25-year-old Belgian woman was identified as Cassandra Bodart. They fled two weeks ago, but in the meantime they have been recaptured and…