Kadir Uzunurgancı

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The rise and fall of ISIL explained

Three years after Mosul takeover, here is a breakdown of ISIL's path from its very beginnings to its current decline.<p>Pushed out from many of its strongholds in Syria and besieged on all sides in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group (ISIL, also known as ISIS) is …

ISIS is creating another 'resources-rich stronghold' in the Arab world — and it's bad news for Europe

While the world has had its eyes glued on Iran, Saudi Arabia , and Syria , the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS or IS, has been creeping into another chaotic state: Libya .<p>And analysts think this will be a major stress point for Europe going forward.<p>"One of the most concrete geopolitical …

Capital Markets

US offers Turkey technology to block ISIS at Syria border

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is accelerating efforts to help Turkey clamp down on its border with Syria, senior U.S. officials said, and for the first time will offer technologies to Ankara to help it secure the frontier.<p>Washington and Ankara have been discussing for months how to seal …

Middle East

Afghanistan's warlord vice-president spoiling for a fight with the Taliban

General Dostum has mustered his own militia to defend northern province but is waiting to get green light from president<p>General Dostum had waited for almost two weeks, but finally it looked like he would be allowed to go to the frontline. The Afghan first vice-president – as is his official title – …

New Army Exoskeleton Makes Soldiers' Gunshots More Accurate

MAXFAS system stabilizes your shooting arm with cables and sensors<p>Soldiers of the future may all be crack shots. Not only are bullets getting smarter, but the U.S. Army is developing an exoskeleton that automatically and effortlessly steadies a soldier’s firing arm.<p>There are of course, low-tech gun …

U.S. Army

ISIS is making the biggest threat to oil prices even worse

The decision to torch the refinery, which once produced around a third of Iraq's domestic fuel supplies, was made as the insurgents prepared to pull out of Baiji, which they captured last June in a victory that sent shock waves across world oil markets.<p>A year on from the start of the siege and a …

Oil