Justice officials have asked a court to formally designate the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing, the New People's Army, as terrorist groups in a move that could further damage chances of a resumption of stalled peace talks.
Iraqi forces launched a security operation along a planned oil transit route to Iran on Wednesday, saying it was clearing and “destroying sleeper cells” in the mountainous border area where two armed groups operate.
Iraqi authorities have published a fresh list of most wanted terrorists headed by the name of the fugitive leader of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, Ibrahim Awad Ibrahim Ali al-Badri al-Samarrai aka Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and his deputy.
Syrian government forces, backed by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have made fresh territorial gains against foreign-sponsored Takfiri terrorists across the conflict-plagued Arab country.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday affirmed that Damascus is bent on pushing ahead with its counter-terrorism campaign supported by friendly countries, namely Iran and Russia that sets the stage for a peaceful solution.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country’s military forces will continue to fight terrorism on the southern borders with Syria, threatening to attack the Kurdish town of Afrin in the northwestern Syrian province of Aleppo “in the days ahead” to clear it of “terrorists.”
Syria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has censured the recent Israeli attacks near the war-torn nation's capital, stressing such acts of aggression the dangerous and hostile course that the Tel Aviv is pursuing to destabilize the Middle East region, and are meant to lift the morale of foreign-backed Takfiri terrorist groups.
Syrian government forces, supported by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have carried out fresh operations against terrorists from the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Takfiri group, formerly known as the al-Nusra Front, in the country’s western-central province of Hama, inflicting substantial losses on them.
Dozens of terrorists and their families departed aboard buses from an area encircled by government forces near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights early Saturday, part of a deal to clear yet another district.
Sophisticated weapons the US military secretly provided to so-called moderate militants fighting the Syrian government quickly fell into the hands of the Daesh terrorist group, also known as ISIL or ISIS, according to a new study.
Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected terrorists in a shootout near the Sinai, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday, just days after more than 300 people were killed in an attack on a mosque in North Sinai.