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International

Foreign fighters to Iraq, Syria doubled

HONG KONG, Dec 8, (AFP): The number of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria has more than doubled since last year to at least 27,000, …

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‘Act faster against extremist finances’ – Paris calls for more border checks on cash transfer

BRUSSELS, Dec 8, (Agencies): France urged its European Union partners on Tuesday to speed up efforts to cut off funds to extremists groups, nearly a …

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Al Habtoor discusses health programs with Carter Center

DUBAI, Dec 8: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group held talks with a delegation from The Carter Centre at his office …

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DAESH earns $80mn a month, but starting to struggle: analysis

BEIRUT, Dec 7, (AFP): The Islamic State group is pulling in some $80 million a month, mainly from levies and confiscations, but is struggling financially …

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‘Shooter attended female madrassa in Pakistan’

MULTAN, Pakistan, Dec 7, (Agencies): The woman who with her husband shot dead 14 people in California last week attended one of Pakistan’s most high-profile …

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Women drawn to ‘ISIS’ grows – ‘Propaganda’

WASHINGTON, Dec 7, (Agencies): Islamic State group propaganda is resonating with a growing number of young women and teenagers, complicating US counterterrorism efforts to identify …

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Racist hate crimes spike in Germany – ‘Xenophobic backlash’

BERLIN, Dec 7, (AFP): Arson attacks on refugee shelters, assaults, swastikas sprayed on walls — as Germany has taken in record numbers of asylum seekers, …

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China ‘arrests’ four terrorists – report

BEIJING, Dec 7, (RTRS): Chinese police have arrested four “terrorists” in a northern province for planning attacks, a state-run newspaper said on Monday, carrying pictures …

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Police probe terrorist knife attack at London station – ‘This is for Syria’

LONDON, Dec 6, (Agencies): British counter-terror police were questioning a 29-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder Sunday after a stabbing attack in a London …

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‘US cover-up’ over ISIS oil

MOSCOW, Dec 6, (AFP): Russia’s defence ministry on Saturday accused the United States of turning a blind eye to the trafficking of oil into Turkey …

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