Australia reduces travel warning to Iran

Australia has just reduced its travel warning to Iran from "reconsider their need to travel" to "exercise a high degree of caution". Although it is...

India and Oman to improve defense ties

India and Oman have signed agreements to improve their defense ties during the Indian Defense Minister May visit to Oman. A Ministry of Defense (MoD)...

Australian who recruited Islamist to fight in Syria has been jailed

An Australian court has sentenced Hamdi Alqudsi to jail for eight years with a non-parole period of six years for recruiting Islamist's in Australia...

China’s step into the maelstrom of the Middle East

The Middle East has a knack for sucking external powers into its conflicts. China’s ventures into the region have shown how difficult it is to...

Azerbaijan adopts new ways to crack down on protests

The rapid expansion of casinos in Baku and other Azerbaijani cities has become a particular social phenomenon. Activists in Azerbaijan lashed out the recent...

ISIS in Afghanistan plans to attack Central Asia & Russia

Zamir Kabulov, the Russian presidential representative to Afghanistan and head of the second Asian Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, expressed his deep concerns...

ISIS insurgency in Marawi almost crushed by Philippine Army

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (10:15 P.M.) – Nearly 40 days after the battle for Marawi began, the Armed Forces of the Philippines have finally ISIS contained...

Saudi plane hijack in the Philippines was a false alarm

Earlier reports that a Saudi plane was 'under threat' in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, have proven to be false. The situation was described...

ISIS-inspired Australian who stabbed has been refused bail

Ihsas Khan was charged with committing a terror act and attempted murder over the alleged stabbing of a stranger in a Sydney park on...

Dozens killed and injured in a suicide bombing at Pakistani hospital

A huge blast hit today a government-run hospital in the southwestern city of Quetta, Pakistan, killing at least 53 and wounding dozens. The bombing targeted...