Kataib Hezbollah announces halt of attacks on US forces

Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah has announced the suspension of hostile operations against US troops as Washington ponders its response to a deadly drone attack that killed three of its soldiers. The group’s attempt to de-escalate late on Tuesday, which it said Read More …

The drone wars of Iran’s militias are becoming more deadly

Iran has been increasingly exporting drones to its proxies throughout the Middle East over the last decade. The drones, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) increasingly play a role in Iran’s policies and the attacks by Iran’s proxies. Several years ago the Read More …

Jordan: Three US troops killed and at least two dozen injured in drone attack on US outpost near Syrian border

Three US Army soldiers were killed and at least two dozen service members were injured in a drone attack overnight on a small US outpost in Jordan, US officials told CNN, marking the first time US troops have been killed Read More …

US tests kamikaze drone-boats in the seas of the Middle East

The U.S. Navy’s Task Force 59 unveiled a series of tests in the Middle East, showcasing the integration of advanced unmanned systems and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies into maritime operations. Established in 2021, Task Force 59 specializes in merging Unmanned Read More …

Israel: Two Israelis recruited by Islamic Jihad arrested for smuggling weapons

The Israeli military (IDF), the Shin Bet domestic security agency and the Israel Police announced on Monday that two Israeli citizens living in the northern West Bank had been arrested last month on suspicion of smuggling explosives and other weapons Read More …

The Jordanian Army shoots down an explosive-laden drone coming from Syria

The Jordanian army announced in a statement that the Border Guard forces shot down yesterday a drone coming from Syria that tried to cross the kingdom’s borders while it was carrying hand grenades and a rifle. The statement quoted an Read More …

The Extraordinary Life of the Most Notorious Terrorist Before Bin Laden

If you asked someone to name the world’s most famous terrorist, chances are they would say Osama Bin Laden, the radical Islamist and mastermind of the 9/11 attacks. But 50 years ago, before anyone even associated fundamentalist Islam with terrorism, Read More …

Canada extends anti-ISIS mission in Middle East by one year

The Liberal government has approved a slimmed-down extension of the Canadian military’s contribution to the ongoing fight against the remnants of ISIS. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan issued a statement Tuesday announcing an extension of the seven-year-old campaign, known as Operation Read More …