Turkish police raid 14 ISIS members in Ankara

By Middle East Affairs State-run news agency Anadolu reported ahead of this week's election that Turkish police had stopped 14 ISIS members from carrying out their attack in Ankara. The agency reported that counter-terror police raided several locations in Ankara and was successful in arresting and interrogating all suspected ISIS members, all of

Young Iraqis glad to take over the radio waves following ISIS’s departure

MOSUL: During the Daesh group’s rule in Mosul, radio stations were banned and replaced with broadcasts of militant propaganda. Today, young Iraqis are filling the city’s airwaves. One budding presenter is Nour Tai, who at 16 years old faces the microphone with a confident tone and a professional style. She hosts a

Syrian refugees have a hard time adjusting abroad

(Arab News) NEWPORT, UK: France was almost the final stop on Mohammad Abdulhameed’s long journey from Syria. Standing at the top of the Eiffel Tower, he watched people gazing excitedly at the view of Paris below. “I saw those people and thought, this is my life now, but it could be

Syrian rebels seize control of ISIS drug stash

BEIRUT: Syrian rebels backed by the US-led coalition have seized a massive drug stash worth around $1.4 million during operations against the Daesh group, the alliance said Monday. Maghawir Al-Thawra, a rebel faction trained by both the United States and Jordan, captured and destroyed the narcotics on May 31 in southeast