aljazeera.com.“Enemy of Enemies: The Rise of ISIL" - Al Jazeera explores the origins and evolution of the world's most feared and powerful insurgent group - ISIL. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has been truly devastating to those it comes in contact with and bloody to those under its control. Its sudden rise and expansion in 2014 has perplexed many. It has humiliated its enemies, including those in Damascus, Baghdad, Tehran and Washington. Armed with extensive weaponry, boasting an international fighting force and adept in the art of digital media propaganda, the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has become the de facto authority across an area the size of Jordan.
dw.com.“German scientists develop warm LED" - LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, have long been used in flashlights and bicycle lights - in applications where the main goals have been brightness and battery efficiency. Despite its efficiency and environmental friendliness, the bluish tone of LED light has prevented it from becoming more widespread.But a German invention employing a luminescent material that imparts a warm tone to the light may now make LEDs more of a household item.
aljazeera.com. “Arab cartoonists pick up their pens for Paris"- Arab cartoonists shared their sympathy with
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“Lebanon arrests nine over deadly Beirut bombings"- Seven Syrians and two Lebanese detained for allegedly planning deadly explosions and smuggling attackers into country. Lebanese security forces have arrested nine people, most of them Syrian nationals, over their alleged involvement in last week's twin bombings in Beirut that killed at least 44 people, the interior minister said.