• 22 May, 2022
Foreign Affairs. Geopolitics. National Security.


Iraqi cleric Sadr says he is dissolving armed faction loyal to him

CAIRO (Reuters) - Powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Friday he was dissolving the Promised Day Brigade, an armed faction loyal to him, and closing its headquarters, according to…

Indonesia arrests senior cleric for ties to Jemaah Islamiah

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's counter-terrorism police have arrested a member of a top Islamic council on charges of raising funds for the al Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiah (JI) group blamed for…

Hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi set to become Iran’s president as opponents concede defeat

Tehran [Iran], June 19 (ANI): Iran's ultraconservative cleric and judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi appears to have won the presidential elections held on Friday with other candidates conceding defeat. Three out…