1. Saudi Arabia Unrest 2015: 2 Police Killed In Eastern Shiite Region Of Qatif
    Two Saudi police officers were killed Wednesday in Qatif, an eastern governorate of Saudi Arabia that is home to the majority of the kingdom’s Shiite minority. A spokesman for the Interior Ministry told Agence France-Presse that no suspects in the shooting had been identified.
  2. What others say: Paris not the only target
    A horrific terror attack by Islamic State that killed many in a world capital: Yes, in Paris on Friday. But a day earlier the target was a busy neighborhood in Beirut, long ago known as the Paris of the East.
  3. With Islamic State targeted, what happens to Syria’s Assad?
    DUBAI: The tide of global rage against the Islamic State group lends greater urgency to ending the jihadis’ ability to operate at will from a base in war-torn Syria.
  4. Beirut bombing hero saved many lives in split second
    BEIRUT, Lebanon — It was a scene of chaos and confusion. Smoke filled the air and shattered glass crunched underfoot as the injured were raced away from the scene. Bodies lay strewn on the ground.
  5. Paris confirms IS’s weakness
    It should come as no surprise that radical Islamists associated with the Islamic State have engaged in terrorist attacks in Paris.
  6. Yemen and the Anti Shia Alliance Aided by Western Powers: Saudi Arabia, AQAP and ISIS
    The tripartite sectarian nature of ISIS (Islamic State), Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and the Saudi Arabia led coalition is in full swing and aimed at crushing the Shia Houthis.
  7. IS attacks claim more than 800 lives outside Syria, Iraq so far this year
    BEIRUT — The Islamic State group has dramatically expanded its theatre of operations from its hub in Syria and Iraq, executing or inspiring a series of attacks across three continents that claimed more than 800 lives this year.
  8. With Islamic State targeted, what happens to Syria’s Assad?
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The tide of global rage against the Islamic State group lends greater urgency to ending the jihadis’ ability to operate at will from a base in war-torn Syria.
  9. ISIS Oil Tankers Hit for First Time – With 45-Minute Warning
    The spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve said coalition airstrikes targeted ISIS’ oil tankers for the first time — with a warning from the sky first.
  10. An ISIS defector explained a key reason people continue joining the group
    Despite ISIS’s claims of ruling over a Islamic “caliphate” in line with Sharia law, a large number of the group’s fighters joined for reasons having little to do with religion, according to a defector from the group that The Daily Beast’s Michael Weiss interviewed in Istanbul, Turkey.