Middle East. ISIS, a history: how the world's worst terror group came to be

TERROR. To understand the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — why it exists, what it wants, and why it commits terrible violence of which the Paris attacks are only the latest — you need to understand the tangled story of how it came to be.

Analysis: Assad is the Main Beneficiary of War on ISIS

SYRIA. The increased attention ISIS is receiving in the wake of Friday’s deadly terror attacks in Paris is “taking the pressure off the Syrian regime right at the moment when pressure might have been effective,” Josh Rogin wrote Sunday on Bloomberg View.

Turkey. World media carry news of Turkish election

PRESS NEWS. US, Europe herald return of single-party government to Turkey after Justice and Development (AK) Party win

U.S. and European media outlets described the result of Turkey’s general election as a landslide for the country’s Justice and Development (AK) Party.

The party clinched victory after securing 49 percent of the vote in Sunday’s poll -- a rerun of June’s election that saw no party win a majority.

Interview. Jean-François Colosimo."Comment Poutine est devenu roi du grand échiquier international"

VLADI. Sur le dossier syrien, de fortes tensions entre les États-Unis et Russie se font sentir. Vladimir Poutine semble avoir pris la main. Est-ce un des signes du grand retour de la Russie sur la scène internationale?


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