The Taliban has pledged to launch large-scale offensives against government strongholds backed by suicide and guerrilla attacks to drive Afghanistan’s Western-backed government from power.
Egypt is confident of luring back millions of foreign visitors, according to its new tourism minister, despite heavy first quarter losses and setbacks, including a bomb that brought down a Russian passenger plane in the Sinai.
Following the Islamic State attacks in Brussels on March 22, here is a list of principal suspects and, in some cases, their links to the November 13 Paris attacks.
Belgian police detained two key suspects in the Islamic State attacks on Paris and Brussels.
Once driven to near irrelevance by the rise of ISIS abroad and security crackdowns at home, al Qaeda in Yemen now openly rules a mini-state.
The manner in which the group reaches and radicalises young impressionable people around the world is a lesson in the power of communication
India’s Vulnerability to ISIS Recruitment Very Low, but Divisive Domestic Politics Could Change That
The aggressive nationalism fostered by the BJP, accompanied by minority bashing and the vicious nature of the politics around the beef ban can lead to the kind of alienation that could attract youths to organisations like ISIS in the longer run.
The bombings in Brussels once again calls attention to a serious crisis: the radicalisation of citizens outside the Middle East by extremist groups.
Brussels Molenbeek district has long worried counter-terrorism officials in Europe for its disturbing appeal to disaffected youngsters
The move also underscores Moscow’s commitment to a political resolution of the Syrian crisis and considerably improves the chances of success at the Geneva peace talks.
For the better part of the last decade, Noor Huda Ismail – a disarming and bespectacled polymath – has attempted to identify and rehabilitate former terrorists, many of whom attended the same school as himself.
If ISIS and its supporters use Twitter to facilitate terrorist action or merely spread propaganda, is the social network liable?
The new Indian ambassador to Saudi Arabia will have to be bold and imaginative in keeping bilateral ties on an even keel
Given that an ISIS attack in Paris just helped fuel the sweeping election victory of an actually fascist party in France, it’s a bit mystifying how anyone can be so sanguine about the likelihood of a Trump victory in the U.S.
We are truly entering the era of ‘retail’ terrorism – attacks launched by individuals or groups who consider themselves to be ‘franchisees’ of ISIS.
The incident couldn’t have come at a worse time for efforts to negotiate a joint approach to the campaign against Islamic State in Syria.
The Syrian crisis is proof that the United States continues to use radical Salafist Islam as a tool of its foreign policy
Where the West has vacillated between trying to force Assad’s departure and resisting the spread of ISIS, Moscow has been clear-eyed and hardheaded: the top goal is to “defeat, degrade and destroy” the terrorist group.
The old producers v. importers game has made way for complex, intersecting faultlines in which geopolitical and commercial rivalries are taking their toll on the stability of the global oil market.
While a clear recognition of the strategic importance of India is accepted across the Australian political spectrum, indications are that Turnbull will be more sophisticated in his dealings with both China and the United States