JERUSALEM -- The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released Tuesday.
The Nigerian military's drive to destroy the Boko Haram Islamist group is failing and won't work unless it also protects and wins the trust of local communities, according to a report by Chatham House.
The fact that UAE planes allegedly used Egyptian air bases and other facilities to carry out the attack makes it even more intriguing a sign of substantive, sophisticated cooperation by two Arab states to attack targets in a third Arab state.
Through the FIBA World Cup's first two days of competition, the United States was the only team in sole possession of its group's top spot. On the flip side is New Zealand, also in Group C but with a 0-2 record through the first two games.