1. Israelis and Saudis Reveal Secret Talks to Thwart Iran
    Since the beginning of 2014, representatives from Israel and Saudi Arabia have had five secret meetings to discuss a common foe, Iran.
  2. Israel military says Iran nuclear threat may wane with deal
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The Israeli military sees potential security benefits in an expected international deal curbing Iran’s nuclear program, a senior officer was quoted as saying on Thursday in an unexpected analysis of the issue.
  3. ISIS Reduces Water Supply To Government Areas In Iraq’s Anbar
    BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants have reduced the amount of water flowing to government-held areas in Iraq’s western Anbar province, officials said Thursday, a move that highlights the use of water as a weapon of war and puts more pressure on Iraqi forces struggling to claw back ground held by the extremists in the Sunni heartland.
  4. ISIL wins support from Iraq’s Sunni tribes
    A number of Sunni tribal sheikhs and tribes in Iraq’s Anbar province have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.
  5. Now the truth emerges: how the US fuelled the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq
    The war on terror, that campaign without end launched 14 years ago by George Bush, is tying itself up in ever more grotesque contortions.
  6. The Kurd-Shia War Behind the War on ISIS
    JALAWLA, Iraq — Behind Iraq’s front lines against the so-called Islamic State, Kurdish and Shia factions already are drawing a blueprint for what could be the region’s next major conflict.
  7. Dozens of ISIL Takfiris dead in Iraq mop-up operations
    Dozens of Takfiri ISIL militants have been killed as Iraqi ground and air forces carried out separate mop-up operations against the terror group in the northern and western parts of the country.
  8. Hamas to Israel: ISIS-linked rebels trying to spark conflict between us
    Defense dilemma: How to deal with jihadists in the Gaza Strip who are trying to provoke both Israel and Hamas?
  9. Is Iran worried about IS on its border?
    Brig. Gen. Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan, commander of the Iranian army’s ground forces, attended a closed-door session of the Iranian parliament May 24 and warned the members about the Islamic State (IS) threat.
  10. Hezbollah’s media machine changes gears
    Since its establishment in the early 1980s, Hezbollah has showed serious interest in documenting its attacks and activities to use them as part of its media warfare, notably practiced during their fight against Israel during the latter’s occupation of south Lebanon until 2000 and later in the 34-day war in July and August 2006.