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MENA Daily Update as at 16th March 2015

MENA Daily Update as at 16th March 2015 Iraq: Kurdistan Region Security Council releases video reportedly showing ISIS chemical weapon attack The Kurdistan Region Security Council released new video footage and laboratory results reportedly proving that the Islamic State (IS) militant group carried out a at least one suicide truck bombing attack, targeting Peshmerga troops,…

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Latest Middle East Regional Intelligence to 14 January 2015

Latest Middle East Regional Intelligence to 14 January 2015 These reports are a synopsis of more detailed reports produced by 5 Dimensions Consultants based in Dubai. For more detail, specific reports or studies, please contact us and we will advise you further. General: Security Stepped Up across the Gulf Bahrain and the UAE have subtly…

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Who are the ISIS targets?

Who are the ISIS targets? – Assad’s Syrian government (from whom it has seized more than one-third of its country and seeks the rest). – Iraq’s Baghdad government (from whom it has seized a quarter of its territory and aspires to more). – Iraq’s Kurds (from whom it seized parts of Kurdistan until it was…

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Regional Intelligence Reports 16-22 Oct 14

Intelligence Reports 16-22 Oct 14 Terrorism and Insurgency – Yemen The Houthis’ war in Yemen has brought al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) out of its ‘self-imposed exile’ which threatens to heighten sectarian tensions in the country. AQAP is doing as much as it can to stoke a sectarian conflict in Yemen. In recent weeks…

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