ISIS

The Position of Terrorist Groups Regarding the War on ISIS

Many believe the battle for Mosul will have a direct impact not only on ISIS, but also its relationship with other groups in the region

Future for Advanced Research and Studies

Withdrawal from Society

Will Isolationist Takfiri Groups Spread after ISIS Retreat?

On the retrogression of ISIS’ experience and the increasing number of isolationist takfiri groups

Mohamed Basyouni

Why “Small Cities” Have Become Increasingly Significant in Crisis Countries

Most powers involved in current Middle Eastern conflicts focused on battles in major cities, now the focus leans towards small cities.

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Why rates of human organ trafficking are on the rise in the Middle East

The trafficking of human organs in the Middle East is referred to as a "silent crime"...

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The repercussions of continued operations by the Oqba bin Nafie Brigade in Tunisia

The Oqba bin Nafie Brigade in Tunisia was formed in 2011 after the eruption of the Tunisian revolution...

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Imaginary Purity

Why sectarian terror is spreading in the Arab world

Over the past two decades, the region has seen a steep escalation in sectarian violence by terrorist organizations.

Mohamed Basyouni

Why Al-Qaeda has escalated attacks on ISIS

The recent message by Al-Qaeda's leader, strongly attacking ISIS' leader, marks a new escalating rivalry between the two groups.

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Lack of an Incubator

Obstacles to the Islamic State’s expansion in Yemen

Yemen is one the likeliest conflict zones to witness an increase in Islamic State (ISIS) activities...

Dr. Hammud Nasser Alqadami

Why ISIS is Escalating its Operations in Deir ez-Zor

The relation between the escalating ISIS' operations in Deir ez-Zor, and the recent field developments in both Syria and Iraq.

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The Remaining Options for ISIS and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham at the Conclusion of the Astana Conference

ISIS and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham are considering their options after they were not included in the Syrian peace process.

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The Formation of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham in Syria: Motives and Goals

The establishment of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham constituted a significant transformation in the position of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham.

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How Can ISIS Deal with the Plan to Besiege Raqqa?

The US-Iraqi plan to wage war on the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS) in Mosul has driven ISIS militants towards Syria.

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Unintended Consequences

Is Trump Fueling ISIS Extremist Narratives?

Trump administration’s policies may contribute to further radicalization of terrorist groups, rather than weakening them.

Amr Salah

St. Petersburg Bombings

Why has Russia become a Prime Target of Terrorist Organizations?

The St. Petersburg bombings is one of the indicators that extremist terrorist organizations are increasingly targeting Russia.

Mohammed Abdullah Younis