The imminent Hezbollah-Nusra war

Lebanon will become al-Nusra’s alternative battlefield. The Syrian Salafist group Jabhat Al-Nusra declared in Jordan that it has set the confrontation with Hezbollah militants in Syria as a top priority. Jordan-based al-Qaeda-affiliate Mohammad Al Shalabi, alias Abi Sayyaf, said that Jabhat al-Nusra has taken a decision to fight Hezbollah militants, who have become “our Jihadists’ main target”… Read More The imminent Hezbollah-Nusra war

Nigeria declares state of emergency in three states

Nigeria has declared a “state of emergency” in three states where the Islamist group Boko Haram is rife. President Goodluck Jonathan declared the states of emergency in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states, the three hardest hit by the insurgency. He said more troops would “immediately” be deployed to the areas. Mr Jonathan made a similar… Read More Nigeria declares state of emergency in three states