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Saudi Arabia Launches Airstrikes in Yemen, Iran Reacts

Mar 26, 2015
On March 26, Saudi Arabia began conducting airstrikes in Yemen against the Houthis, a Zaydi Shiite movement that has controlled the capital city Sanaa since September 2014.

Yemen's Islamists on Mosque Attacks

Mar 23, 2015
On March 20, suicide bomb attacks on two Houthi Shiite mosques killed at least 135 people and injured more than 300 others in Sanaa, Yemen.

Ennahda Condemns Bardo Attack, ISIS Claims Credit

Mar 20, 2015
On March 18, militants attacked the Bardo Museum in Tunis and killed more than 20 people, most of whom were European tourists. The attack drew strong condemnation across Tunisia, including from Islamists.

Kerry, Carter on US Strategy Against ISIS

Mar 11, 2015
On March 11, Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter discussed U.S. strategy against ISIS before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Report: Unpacking the Details of ISIS Ideology

Mar 11, 2015
The Islamic State’s ideology is rooted in jihadi-salafism, a distinct movement in Sunni Islam, according to a new report by Cole Bunzel at the Brookings Institution.

Women's Rights in the Middle East 2015

Mar 06, 2015
To commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8, 2015, the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center compiled viewpoints from more than 40 female activists, academics, and politicians about the outlook on women’s rights in the Middle East.

Report: ISIS Has At Least 46,000 Twitter Followers

Mar 06, 2015
According to a new report by J.M. Berger and Jonathon Morgan at the Brookings Institution, ISIS has at least 46,000 Twitter followers, and one fifth use English as their primary language.

James Clapper: Sunni Extremism Gaining Momentum

Mar 02, 2015
On Feb. 26, 2015, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper made a statement to the Senate Armed Services Committee on global threats to the United States.

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