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Middle East

The life of al-Qaeda's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

The life of al-Qaeda's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of al Qaeda, was killed by a drone strike, according to President Joe Biden, who spoke from the White House on Monday. In order to permanently…
The life of al-Qaeda's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

The life of al-Qaeda's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of al Qaeda, was killed by a drone strike, according to President Joe Biden, who spoke from the White House on Monday. In order to permanently…
Report warns of UAE-China cybersecurity cooperation and the implications to the UK/Europe

Report warns of UAE-China cybersecurity cooperation and the implications to the UK/Europe

London based think Tank, Tactics Institute For Security and Counter-Terrorism has published a key report titled “Analysing the UAE-Chinese Cybersecurity…
Why the F-35 deal between the US and UAE was suspended

Why the F-35 deal between the US and UAE was suspended

In December 2021, the UAE informed the US that it would suspend talks to acquire F-35 fighter jets as part…
The war in Yemen rumbles on

The war in Yemen rumbles on

Fighting between the Saudi-led coalition and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen continues to harm civilians, drive displacement in the region…
Who are Yemen's Houthis?

Who are Yemen's Houthis?

The Houthis, who champion Yemen’s Zaidi Shia Muslim minority, are an armed Islamist militia and tribe from north Yemen’s poor,…
Rifaat al-Assad’s return to Syria

Rifaat al-Assad’s return to Syria

Rifaat Al-Assad, the uncle of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, who left Syria after an alleged coup attempt in 1984, was…

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Norway in the Middle East

Norway in the Middle East

Norway's diplomatic and economic response to the Gaza war...
Factsheet: Turkey’s Assault on North East Syria

Factsheet: Turkey’s Assault on North East Syria

On Wednesday 9th October Turkey began a ground and air assault on northern Syria, targetting Kurdish-controlled areas. The attack commenced…
Petition: End War on Yemen Now; Begin with Arms Embargo

Petition: End War on Yemen Now; Begin with Arms Embargo

Tactics Institute for Security and Counter Terrorism is inviting United Kingdom parliamentarians to back our call for the UK to…
The Kurdistan Region in Iraq: A new front line in the Turkey PKK conflict?

The Kurdistan Region in Iraq: A new front line in the Turkey PKK conflict?

On July 17th, Turkish Vice-Consul Osman Kose was shot at close range as he met an associate in an upmarket…
Press Release: Turkey Will Continue to Push Back in Syria

Press Release: Turkey Will Continue to Push Back in Syria

Tactics Institute for Security and Counter Terrorism is aware of Turkey’s continued importance in the Middle East, particularly as it…
UAE Funding of Terrorism Factsheet

UAE Funding of Terrorism Factsheet

This year, United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) funding of terrorists in Yemen has been revealed;
Press Release: Houthi Escalation

Press Release: Houthi Escalation

Tactics Institute for Security & Counter Terrorism deplores the continuing escalations of violence in the four-year-old Yemen war that has…
Fact Sheet: French Arms Sales

Fact Sheet: French Arms Sales

France’s weapons sales to Saudi Arabia rose 50 per cent in 2018
Tactics Institute writes to UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific re: Iran

Tactics Institute writes to UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific re: Iran

Tactics Institute for Security and Counter Terrorism has written to the UK government’s Minister for Asia and the Pacific, the…