Afrika

Egypt upholds Morsi ’s 20-year prison sentence

December 6, 2016 admin 0

An Egyptian appeals court has upheld a 20-year sentence for the deposed president Mohamed Morsi. Saturday’s ruling is the first final verdict against Morsi on charges arising from the killing of protesters during anti-government demonstrations […]

Raqqa - Islamic State - ISIS
Analysis

Retaking Raqqa from the Islamic State

May 30, 2016 admin 0

The battle for Raqqa, the Islamic State’s self-declared capital in Syria, has begun. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are advancing toward the city, engaging the jihadist group in the villages of al-Hisha, Tal Samen and […]

Saudis JASTA
M.E.N.A.

The Saudis are enraged over the US JASTA

May 22, 2016 admin 0

For the past few weeks, the Saudis have been perturbed over the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) now before the US Congress, which, if passed, will allow the families of victims of the […]

Abubakar Shekau Boko Haram
Afrika

Profile: Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau

May 14, 2016 admin 6

Abubakar Shekau is the leader of the Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram, which been behind a deadly insurgency in the north-east of the country for the last five years. Nigeria analyst Abdullahi Tasiu Abubakar […]

Malaysia Airlines
Former Soviet Union

Russia’s Involvement in a Malaysia Airlines Crash

May 14, 2016 admin 0

Satellite imagery obtained by Stratfor sheds new light on the July 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine. Recent scrutiny of open-source materials, much of it led by a U.K.-based collective investigation […]

France
Analysis

FRANCE: LOSING THE STATUS OF REGIONAL POWER (I)

December 11, 2015 admin 1

The November 13 Daesh attacks in Paris, followed shortly by the hostage-taking by al-Mourabitune at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, the capital of Mali, an African country supposedly defended by France, brought into the […]

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