Tag Archives: daesh

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 as strikes hit its oil infrastructure, analysis firm IHS said Monday. In a new report, IHS Conflict Monitor said that IS, unlike other jihadist groups …

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Kuwait backs all efforts against IS – US calls for Syrian, Arab ground troops

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3, (Agencies): Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Suleiman Al-Jarallah said that Kuwait welcomes and supports any effort to strengthen the international coalition for countering the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Commenting on the US decision to dispatch 100 commandos to fight ISIL in Iraq …

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‘IS struggling to expand in Libya’

UNITED NATIONS, US, Dec 2, (AFP): The Islamic State group has no more than 2,000 to 3,000 fighters in Libya and is struggling to expand its foothold in the north African country, a UN report said Tuesday. The jihadist group, which controls large swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq, …

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Kuwaiti gets 10 yrs for sodomy – Jail, fine for ‘DAESHI’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: The Criminal Court of Appeals upheld the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen to ten-year imprisonment with hard labor. It referred the civil aspect of the case to the Civil Section of the court for hearing. The suspect was …

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ISIL / DAESH gives orders to kill Kuwaiti preacher

KUWAIT CITY: The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the so-called DAESH is said to have issued ‘orders to kill’ Kuwaiti preacher Abdul Rahman Abdul Khaliq because he is the first preacher who is said to have issued a fatwa to fight the terrorist organization, reports Al-Rai …

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UAE set for IS groundfight – ‘Field marshals’ McCain, Graham call for 100,000 troops

ABU DHABI, Nov 30, (Agencies): The United Arab Emirates has said it is ready to commit ground troops against jihadists in Syria and described Russian air strikes in the country as attacks on a “common enemy”. Quoted by the official WAM news agency on Monday, Emirati State Minister for Foreign …

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Call to join DAESH/ISIL

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: A Kuwaiti has informed the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry that an unidentified person is urging his daughter to join DAESH, reports Al-Anba daily. He added, the suspect called from outside the country. The Kuwaiti has given police the number of the caller and State …

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Dual citizenship, DAESH names to Interior

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: The Interior Ministry has a new list of names of persons holding dual citizenship and people who belong to the terrorist organizations, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, the lists will be submitted to the Council of Ministers with a request to approve the withdrawal of …

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Hunt for DAESH – Moles planted

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: The Ministry of Interior in coordination with the Kuwait Municipality plans to raid suspicious camps looking for DAESH or the Islamic State members who are said to have infiltrated into Kuwait and may be taking shelter in some suspect camps, reports Al-Rai daily. According to reliable …

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‘DAESH’, chaos and Gandhi saga

IN the midst of sectarian, doctrinal and racial conflicts which have spread like wild fire in the entire region accompanied by world condemnations of crimes committed by DAESH, we remember Mahatma Gandhi. The late Indian Father of Nation then said, ‘Every time the Indians united against the British occupiers, they …

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