Nayirah al-Ṣabaḥ girl false testimony
Nayirah al-Ṣabaḥ (Arabic: نيره الصباح‎), called Nurse Nayirah in the media, was a fifteen-year-old Kuwaiti girl, who alleged that she had witnessed the murder of infant children by Iraqi soldiers in K...
IOM: Migrants Traded In "Slave Markets" In Libya As A Void Of Power Leads To The Revival Of History's Ugliest Institutions.
Growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are traded in what they call slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual ex...
Pentagon Caught Paying PR Firm $540 Million To Make Fake Terrorist Videos
A new investigation reveals that the Pentagon paid over half a billion in taxpayer dollars to a British PR firm to fabricate terrorist propaganda.
New Bust In Capitol Building Honors Dick Cheney For Ending Terrorism
A bust of Dick Cheney was unveiled at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, a customary honor for former vice presidents that had the ancillary benefit of celebrating the ex-veep's achievement of ending radic...
Charlatan or hero: Ahmed Chalabi’s death and the lessons of Iraq - The Washington Post
Few figures have been more loved and loathed in Washington than Ahmed Chalabi, the Iraqi expatriate who charmed American politicians and built the case for the war in Iraq. His death in Baghdad at ag...
Ahmed Chalabi, Iraqi exile who helped spur U.S. invasion, dies of heart attack
Ahmed Chalabi, a well-connected Iraqi exile whose false claims about Saddam Hussein’s arsenal helped spur the U.S.-led invasion in 2003, has died of a heart attack, Iraqi state media said Tuesday. He...
Nobel Peace Prize 2015 Won By Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet was awarded the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize for its “decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution...
Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
Air Pollution Has Halved In The Middle East - Due To Armed Conflicts Since Arab Spring
Air pollution has decreased dramatically in parts of the Middle East in the past five years - partly due to armed conflicts since the Arab Spring. A new study suggests the improvement is the result of...
Top Army General Ray Odierno: Jeb Bush Is Wrong About Iraq War
Retiring U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said on Wednesday that Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush was wrong to blame the Obama administration for the current instability in Iraq...
More than 2000 migrants from Libya rescued by Italian coastguard
Coastguard threatened by gun-wielding men who took one of the boats migrants were travelling in
Yemen rebels seize U.S. Embassy vehicles as diplomats flee
Yemen rebels seized U.S. embassy vehicles in the capital of Sanaa on Wednesday as diplomats fled the country amid deteriorating security conditions.
Arab Spring
The Arab Spring (Arabic: الربيع العربي‎, ar-rabīˁ al-ˁarabī) was a revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests (both non-violent and violent), riots, and civil wars in the Arab world t...
Arab Spring - Wikipedia
Libyan Civil War
The Libyan Crisis (2011–present) refers to the ongoing conflict in Libya, beginning with the Arab Spring protests and resulting Libyan Civil War (2011) and ousting of Gaddafi, continuing with the afte...
Libyan Civil War - Wikipedia
War in North-West Pakistan
The War in North-West Pakistan, also known as the War in Waziristan, is an armed conflict involving the State of Pakistan, and armed militant groups such as the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Jundal...
War in North-West Pakistan - Wikipedia
Commando Battalion for Resolute Action
COBRA (backronym for COmmando Battalion for Resolute Action) is a specialised unit of the CRPF created to counter the Naxalite problem in India. This specialised CRPF unit is one of the few units of t...
Operation Baawar
Operation Baawar (Pashto for assurance), was a major Afghan-led offensive in Afghanistan west of Kandahar City. The operation took place primarily in a sector known as the Horn of Panjwaii. The comba...
Operation Unified Protector
Operation Unified Protector was an NATO operation enforcing United Nations Security Council resolutions 1970 and 1973 concerning the Libyan Civil War and adopted on 26 February and 17 March 2011, resp...
Operation Unified Protector - Wikipedia
Death of Muammar Gaddafi
Muammar Gaddafi, the deposed leader of Libya, died on 20 October 2011 during the Battle of Sirte. Gaddafi was found hiding in a culvert west of Sirte and captured by National Transitional Council forc...
Nobel Peace Prize 2015 Won By Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet was awarded the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize for its “decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution...
Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
Yemen rebels seize U.S. Embassy vehicles as diplomats flee
Yemen rebels seized U.S. embassy vehicles in the capital of Sanaa on Wednesday as diplomats fled the country amid deteriorating security conditions.
List of terrorist incidents, July–December 2011
This is a timeline of individual violent attacks which took place from July to December, 2011, including attacks by state and non-state actors for political, criminal or other unknown motives. Ongoing...
List of terrorist incidents, July–December 2011 - Wikipedia