Five Arrested In London Terror Raids

Five youths aged fifteen to nineteen have been arrested in the British capital following a series of city-wide anti-terror raids. Officers from the Metropolitan Police arrested two males aged 16 and 17 in south London and another two males aged

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Britain to Tell Trump: Forget Islamic State, Depose Assad Instead

Britain’s Foreign Office will spend the next three months trying to convince senior figures in Donald Trump’s team not to prioritise fighting Islamic terrorists in Syria. Since becoming president-elect Trump has reaffirmed his intention to cut support to Islamist rebels and instead


Israeli, Jordanian Jets Confronted Russian Warplanes, King Says

TEL AVIV – Israeli and Jordanian F-16s confronted Russian warplanes in January, warning them to stay away from the two countries’ shared border, King Abdullah of Jordan told U.S. lawmakers. According to a report by the Middle East Eye on Abdullah’s briefing to members of Congress on January 11, Russian warplanes were observing Israeli defense measures in the Golan Heights, which borders Syria.


Homeland–Once Obama’s Favorite Show–Takes Hard Line on Radical Islam

The fifth season of Showtime’s spy thriller Homeland premiered last Sunday night. Once President Obama’s favorite TV show, this episode is downright contemptuous of U.S. — read Obama’s — foreign policy as regards the Middle East and Syria in particular. For somone who refuses to utter the words “Radical Islam,” Homeland is highly unlikely to be Must See TV for the Pres.

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