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Jihad

Why are some people attracted to Jihad?

Hundreds of young people choose to go to Syria, despite their vastly more comfortable lives in Europe. But why does “Islamic State” attract so many Europeans? Radicalization expert Maarten van de Donk explains.

Deutsche Welle

IS bastion in Syria

Hundreds flee besieged IS bastion in Syria

Hundreds of civilians have reportedly escaped from a besieged jihadi stronghold in northern Syria. In a blow to “Islamic State” militants, a US-backed alliance has surrounded the town and cut off a main supply route.

Deutsche Welle

Russian President Vladimir Putin

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Putin’s ‘completely fulfilled’ task in Syria

Since Russia was declared to officially be present in the Middle East, and following the extended presence of its military in Syria, speculations splashed media platforms around the globe. Observers saw Russia’s decision to enter Syria as a long-term strategy, so the abrupt announcement of Russian president Vladimir Putin to withdraw most of his forces …

Fadi Elhusseini