ISIS denounces Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Vocativ) Supporters of ISIS have condemned the Saudi-led airstrikes on rebel Houthi fighters in Yemen, claiming in online forums and Twitter that the actions were a veiled attempt more…

The caliphate cracks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Economist) When the jihadists of Islamic State (IS) seized Mosul and the Iraqi army fled last June, they became the world's most dangerous terrorist organisation. Sweeping out more…

Russia 'to join China-led development bank'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Russia is to sign up to the Chinese-led development bank AIIB, first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov said Saturday at an international forum in China, cited more…