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Al-Qaeda threat, blowback for Pakistan increasing from an Afghanistan in chaos

Afghanistan is again in chaos, with the Taliban severely restricting women and fighting elements of the Islamic State Khorasan Province, and its ideological sibling Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) destabilising Pakistan.And with the Taliban…
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Saudi Arabia-led coalition carries out fresh airstrikes in Yemen, killing five including three children

At least three children and an adult were killed in an air raid by the Saudi-led coalition in a village in Yemen’s Hodeidah province on Tuesday, January 24, Yemen’s Al-Masirah TV reported. It also reported that bombs were…
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Israel has no political horizon for Palestinians, says former government adviser

A former adviser on Palestinian affairs for Israel's Coordinator of Government Activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territories said on Tuesday that Benjamin Netanyahu's government does not have a political horizon for dealing with the Palestinians. Writing…
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Lockheed Says It’s Ready With F-16s If US and Allies Choose to Send Them to Ukraine

Lockheed Martin has said that it’s ready to meet demands for F-16 fighter jets if the US and its allies choose to ship them to Ukraine. So far, the US and its allies have been hesitant to send fighter jets to Ukraine due to concerns…
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Turkey withdraws from over a dozen military bases in Duhok province: Sources

Turkey has withdrawn troops from over a dozen military bases in Duhok province in a month, informed civilians and military sources in the area told Rudaw this week.    Turkey has established tens of military points in the Kurdistan…
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Pompeo’s book full of lies, Afghanistan not an obstacle to peace: Former Afghan VP Amrullah Saleh

Former Afghanistan Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Wednesday said that Afghanistan was not an obstacle to peace and that Pompeo’s book is full of lies. “Government of Afghanistan was not an obstacle to peace. Pompeo’s book is full…
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Opinion: Iraq, Afghanistan Provide Lessons on US Weapons Flows

by James R. Webb There are a host of reasons, backed by historical examples, why sending more and more advanced weapons into Ukraine will not be a panacea. In fact, sending them might boomerang against the U.S. at some point. This is…
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Three children killed in Yemen as coalition steps up escalation

Three children were killed, and another was injured on 24 January in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on Hodeidah province, a spokesman for the Ansarallah resistance movement was quoted as saying by Yemen’s Al-Masirah TV. “Three children…
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Blinken to discuss JCPOA during visit to Occupied Palestine

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Occupied Palestine and the West Bank next week for meetings with Zionist and Palestinian heads, a Palestinian official said Monday. Blinken is slated to hold meetings in Palestinian Occupied…
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Israel: restrictions on foreigners in West Bank increase Palestinian isolation, says HRW

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticised the new Israeli measures regarding the entry of foreigners to the occupied West Bank, saying that they threaten to isolate the Palestinians even more from loved ones and global civil society. The rights…