New Profiles And Articles On TRAC

  • Jaysh al-Muwahhideen is an umbrella name for militant groups fighting to protect the Druze communities in collaboration with Syrian security forces.

  • Irrespective the SLF's participation in the formation of the USPFJ political party, the SLF's website refers to the use of violence as an acceptable option in achieving its objectives.

  • Sajida Mubarak Atrous al-Rishawi is an attempted suicide bomber, who reportedly has taken part in the 2005 Amman bombings in Jordan. She survived when her explosive belt failed to detonate.

Critical Developments

  • January 27, 2015
    Al Arabiya News
    Yemeni rivals agreed on Monday to form a salvation national government, according to reports coming from Sanaa, Al Arabiya News Channel reported.U.N. envoy Jamel Benomar had earlier met with leaders of Shiite Houthi militia who seized the presidential palace last week, plunging the impoverished...
    Submitted by Norman Lihou
  • January 26, 2015
    Al Bawaba
    The release of a Japanese hostage by Daesh appears to rest on an exchange for a convicted terrorist held in Jordan, Japanese media reported Monday.As the Japanese government appeared to accept the death of one of the two hostages held by the militant group over the weekend, the focus shifted...
    Submitted by Norman Lihou
  • January 26, 2015
    All Africa
    The Nigerian military received reliable intelligence report indicating that the Boko Haram sect would launch a massive attack on Monguno, yet troops were taken by surprise when the insurgents struck early Sunday, suggesting the 5 Brigade stationed in the area failed to prepare adequately for the...
    Submitted by Norman Lihou