Monthly Archives: February 2013

United States

Secretary of State Kerry said the US will send food and medicine, as well as $60 million for basic services such as education and sanitation, directly to the Syrian Opposition Coalition. The US already is providing $50 million in indirect help to the rebels. Some of the new aid will go directly to the Free […]


Pakistan

The military killed eight “militants” in airstrikes in Arakzai. “Gunmen” killed a journalist in North Waziristan. The Taliban bombed four schools in Mohmand.


Afghanistan

The Taliban killed eight policemen and two civilians in an IED attack in Kunar. Security forces killed a senior Haqqani Network attack facilitator in Logar.


Hezbollah

The Assassination of Iranian Quds Force General Hassan Shateri in Syria


Syria

Once a curiosity, captured tanks a growing part of Syrian rebels’ arsenal


Syria

Key military players fighting Syria’s civil war


Egypt

Egypt’s army tiptoes through democracy’s minefield


Egypt

Qatar’s influence in Egypt runs deeper than its pockets