European countries have to provide a swift solution to the problem of returning citizens from Middle Eastern battlefronts. At the height of the Syrian civil war, thousands of citizens have fled from Europe to join the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) forces.
A concerted police operation in North Macedonia on Friday foiled the perpetration of a large-scale terrorist attack.
The European Commission updated its list of countries which finance international terrorist cells and promote money laundering practices on Wednesday.
Russia and Turkey pledged to implement decisive countermeasures to secure the demilitarised zone around the city of Idlib in northwestern Syria.
Lebanon has recently established a new security perimeter zone alongside its north-eastern boundaries.
A German court did not endorse the requested extradition of a wanted terrorist to the U.S. last week, sparking a major dispute between the two counterparts.
Western intelligence agencies claim that an assassination attempt took place in January against the leader of the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS), Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi.
The Turkish head of state Recep Tayyip Erdogan admitted on Sunday the presence of low-level communication ties with the Syrian government.
Two parallel but not coordinated offensives held in Syria’s easternmost part on Saturday by the U.S. and the Syrian Arab army against the remaining Jihadist cells of the Islamic State (IS).
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) stopped providing emergency relief to Palestinians residing in the West Bank and Gaza on Friday.