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Al-Qaeda grappling with leadership crisis after Hamza bin Laden's death

Security |

Al-Qaeda grappling with leadership crisis after Hamza bin Laden's death

The group faces increased uncertainty over its long-term leadership succession plans, especially in light of recent reports of al-Zawahiri's failing health.

US, Jordan prepare for 'Eager Lion 2019' drill

Security |

US, Jordan prepare for 'Eager Lion 2019' drill

The multilateral military exercise will bring 7,500 security personnel together in the kingdom to train in a coalition-type environment.

Vessels in Gulf waters report GPS interference

Security |

Vessels in Gulf waters report GPS interference

A recent maritime advisory warns commercial vessels traveling in Gulf waters they face serious threats amid increased political tensions.

Iran, Houthis signal Yemen peace is not the goal: experts

Human Rights |

Iran, Houthis signal Yemen peace is not the goal: experts

Recent events have made it clear that Iran and the Houthis seek to prolong the conflict in Yemen to further their own goals, experts say.

Jordanians denounce Hizbullah's drug trade

Society |

Jordanians denounce Hizbullah's drug trade

The Lebanese militia has been flooding Jordan with illegal drugs, which are being smuggled into the kingdom via the desert areas of Syria.

ISIS stripped of ability to regroup in Iraq: officials

Security |

ISIS stripped of ability to regroup in Iraq: officials

News reports that the group is resurfacing in western Iraq are exaggerated, officials told Diyaruna, as its elements have now been reduced to 'fugitives'.

ISIS media machine muted as group declines

Media |

ISIS media machine muted as group declines

Iraqi experts say the group's propaganda effort has stalled amid a shortage of resources and attacks on its communications equipment.

'Shia Reform Movement' counters Hizbullah

Politics |

'Shia Reform Movement' counters Hizbullah

The Lebanese militia is facing increasing opposition from within the Shia community, with those who hold opposing viewpoints speaking out.

Fears grow as extremists exploit Aden instability

Terrorism |

Fears grow as extremists exploit Aden instability

Analysts warn that instability and unrest in the Yemeni government's temporary capital will open the door for further extremist violence.

Abyan holds summer cultural programme targeting youth

Youth |

Abyan holds summer cultural programme targeting youth

The province has stepped up its activities in the summer months that engage youth and steer them away from violence and the lure of extremist thought.

Kuwait, US benefit from extensive partnership

Health |

Kuwait, US benefit from extensive partnership

Bilateral co-operation extends beyond military drills and armament to include health training that improves services to civilians.

Aden fighting mars Eid al-Adha for civilians

Human Rights |

Aden fighting mars Eid al-Adha for civilians

Caution prevails in the southern port city in the aftermath of clashes between Yemeni forces and the Southern Transitional Council.

Members of cell behind Cairo attack identified

Security |

Members of cell behind Cairo attack identified

Seventeen members of the Hasm cell were killed and others arrested less than 72 hours after the blast outside the National Cancer Institute.

4 ISIS elements killed as part of 'Will of Victory' campaign

Security |

4 ISIS elements killed as part of 'Will of Victory' campaign

The militants, who were planning to carry out terror attacks in Diyala during Eid al-Adha, were killed in a raid Wednesday on their hideout in Qazlaqiz mountain.

Religious, political leaders condemn Cairo attack

Terrorism |

Religious, political leaders condemn Cairo attack

Lawmakers and religious officials and institutions have denounced the incident, saying Egypt will remain united in the face of terrorism.

Syria's al-Hol camp 'difficult place for children'

Human Rights |

Syria's al-Hol camp 'difficult place for children'

UNICEF has been working to improve conditions and provide services for thousands of children living at the al-Hasakeh camp.

Iraq kicks off 3rd phase of 'Will of Victory' campaign

Security |

Iraq kicks off 3rd phase of 'Will of Victory' campaign

The massive security campaign aims to clear large swathes of Anbar, Diyala, Salaheddine and Ninawa provinces of ISIS remnants and sleeper cells.

New push to rout al-Qaeda from al-Mahfad

Security |

New push to rout al-Qaeda from al-Mahfad

Security Belt Forces have kicked off a new campaign to remove al-Qaeda remnants from the Abyan province district following recent attacks.

Illegal crossings threaten Lebanon's security, economy

Security |

Illegal crossings threaten Lebanon's security, economy

Lebanese officials have expressed concern about the number of illegal crossings, saying they pose a threat to security and the economy.

Houthis donate to Hizbullah as Iran funding falters

Terrorism |

Houthis donate to Hizbullah as Iran funding falters

The Iran-backed Houthis have been collecting funds for Lebanon's Hizbullah, even as more than 24 million Yemenis are in need of humanitarian aid.

Deadly Cairo blast caused by explosives-packed car

Terrorism |

Deadly Cairo blast caused by explosives-packed car

The attack, which President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi described as a 'terrorist incident', killed 20 people and injured 47 others.

Yemenis call for closer co-ordination among security agencies

Security |

Yemenis call for closer co-ordination among security agencies

Following attacks in Aden and Abyan carried out by the Houthis, al-Qaeda and ISIS, officials stress the need for greater security co-ordination.

US military supports Gulf security partnership

Security |

US military supports Gulf security partnership

The US and regional partners are focused on strengthening and reinforcing defenses to support security and stability in the Gulf region.

ISIS widow arrested at Syria-Lebanon border

Security |

ISIS widow arrested at Syria-Lebanon border

Lebanese security personnel caught an ISIS recruiter's widow during stepped-up surveillance efforts in certain border areas.

Al-Qaeda attacks Abyan as Aden reels from assault

Terrorism |

Al-Qaeda attacks Abyan as Aden reels from assault

Yemen's president vows perpetrators will be brought to justice after deadly attacks carried out by al-Qaeda, ISIS and the Iran-backed Houthis.

Squeezed by sanctions, Iranians seek day jobs in Iraq's Kurdish region

Economy |

Squeezed by sanctions, Iranians seek day jobs in Iraq's Kurdish region

Many young, university educated Iranians say they are forced into construction or menial labour in Iraq's Erbil due to the worsening economic situation in Iran.

Al-Qaeda heir Hamza bin Laden killed: US media

Security |

Al-Qaeda heir Hamza bin Laden killed: US media

Osama bin Laden's son appears to have been killed during the last two years in an operation that involved the US, according to US officials.

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