Armed Militias and Extremist Groups

Islamic State kills 1, wounds 3 in Sinai

The Egyptian peninsula's deadly insurgency lingers on.

Al-Monitor Staff | Islamic State | janv. 22, 2021
al-monitor An Egyptian man inspects the wreckage of a burned car the day after an attack by the Egyptian army in a village on the outskirts of the northern Sinai town of Sheikh Zuweid on Sept. 10, 2013. The Egyptian military has been pressing a campaign in Sinai to quell an insurgency that surged after the army overthrew Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in July 2013. Photo by MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP via Getty Images.

Intel: House Democrats call on Biden to reform Middle East war powers

California Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee and House committee leaders wasted no time calling on the new president to rein in two-decade-old legislation on the authorization of military force.

Al-Monitor Staff | Iran-US tensions | janv. 21, 2021

US labels deputy head of Iraq’s PMU a terrorist

The United States accused Abu Fadak of involvement in kidnappings and of attempting to align Iraq's security institution's with Iran's foreign policy.

Al-Monitor Staff | Sanctions | janv. 13, 2021

Iraq regains confidence in dealing with outlawed militias

Ahead of the one-year anniversary of a US-targeted drone assassination in the Iraqi capital that outraged some and pleased others, arrests made and warrants issued may signal progress in the struggle to curb the influence of armed groups operating outside government control.

Shelly Kittleson | Armed Militias and Extremist Groups | janv. 5, 2021

Sudan joins forces with Egypt to crack down on Muslim Brotherhood

Since former President Omar al-Bashir's overthrow, Sudan and Egypt are boosting cooperation to confront extremist ideas and groups.

George Mikhail | Armed Militias and Extremist Groups | déc. 30, 2020