ISIS leader survived coup attempt – report – The Jerusalem Post

ISIS leader survived coup attempt – report – The Jerusalem Post

Share on facebook Share on twitter A man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has made what would be his first public appearance at a mosque in the centre of Iraq’s second city, Mosul, according to a video recording posted on the Internet on July […]

Iraqi Shiite militia detains commander who criticized Iran – Stars and Stripes

Iraqi Shiite militia detains commander who criticized Iran – Stars and Stripes

Iraqi Shiite militia detains commander who criticized Iran BAGHDAD — An official with the Iraqi government-sanctioned umbrella of mainly Shiite paramilitary groups says a militia commander was arrested after he criticized Iran’s influence in the country. The official from the Popular Mobilization Forces said on Friday that Aws al-Khafaji, commander of the Abu […]

Yemen's Houthis: prisoner swap talks could drag on for months – Middle East Monitor

Yemen's Houthis: prisoner swap talks could drag on for months – Middle East Monitor

Talks on a UN-sponsored prisoner swap in Yemen’s war could drag on for months if the Saudi-backed government denies the existence of thousands of Houthi fighters in captivity, the Iranian-aligned Houthis said on Thursday, Reuters reports. In two rounds of talks in the Jordanian capital Amman, the warring parties have been hammering out details of the […]

Two-thirds of expats in the Middle East return home poorer than when they arrived – International Investment

Two-thirds of expats in the Middle East return home poorer than when they arrived – International Investment

Research conducted by UAE-based financial advisory, Hoxton Capital Management, has revealed that around 85% of expatriates based in the Middle East are not saving for their retirement, and many leave for home less wealthy than when they arrived. The report’s findings suggest that almost half (47%) of expats feel they can’t afford to save appropriately, with up […]