Tag archive for ‘Islamic State’
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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Sunday, December 27th, 2015
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Islamic State ‘gets tougher’ in face of air strikes: Audio message

BAGHDAD: A new message purporting to come from the leader of Islamic State said air strikes by Russia and a U.S.-led coalition had failed to weaken the group.  More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
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Gun and bomb attack threat closes Los Angeles schools in likely hoax

Los Angeles shut more than 1,000 public schools on Tuesday over a threatened attack with bombs and assault rifles, sending hundreds of thousands of students home as city leaders were criticized for overreacting More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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UK to join Syria air strikes against IS after vote

LONDON: Britain will join the bombing campaign against Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria after MPs voted Wednesday in favour of air strikes by a clear margin despite lingering deep divisions.  More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
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Britain’s parliment poised to join Syria bombing with vote

LONDON: Britain’s parliament looks set to vote in favour of joining the bombing campaign against Islamic State (IS) in Syria on Wednesday, paving the way for sorties by its planes to start within days.  More...