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Afghanistan: 45 killed, 60 injured in eastern Afghan suicide attack
24th Nov 2014

Afghanistan: 45 killed, 60 injured in eastern Afghan suicide attack

  [Photo: Wounded Afghans receive medical treatment at a hospital in Paktika, eastern Afghanistan. (Xinhua/STR) ]   SHARAN,  (Xinhua):  At least 45 people were killed and 60 others wounded after a suicide bomb attack shocked a volleyball ground in Yahya Khel … Continued

Kenya: Suspected Al-Shabaab militants kill 28 people in Mandera
22nd Nov 2014

Kenya: Suspected Al-Shabaab militants kill 28 people in Mandera

  By Cyrus Ombati and Adow Jubat   MANDERA, (The Standard): Suspected Al Shabaab militants on Saturday morning killed at least 28 people on a bus in Arabiya area, Mandera County. The heavily armed militias are reported to have waylaid … Continued

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills dozens in Azaya Kura village
21st Nov 2014

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills dozens in Azaya Kura village

  Boko Haram militants are reported to have killed dozens of people in the northeastern Nigerian village of Azaya Kura. The attack comes as the Nigerian government let emergency powers designed to combat the group expire. At least 45 people … Continued

Nigeria: Female suicide bomber killed eight in NE Nigeria market
17th Nov 2014

Nigeria: Female suicide bomber killed eight in NE Nigeria market

  ABUJA, (Xinhua): A female suicide bomber wreaked havoc at a local market in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Bauchi on Sunday, witnesses said. No official casualties have been given but witnesses said more than eight dead bodies, including the mangled … Continued

US authorities working to verify purported ‘IS’ Kassig beheading video
16th Nov 2014

US authorities working to verify purported ‘IS’ Kassig beheading video

  A video purporting to show the killing of American hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig has been released by the ‘Islamic State’ militant group. The video also claims to show the mass beheading of Syrian soldiers. United States intelligence officials were examining … Continued

Nigeria: Boko Haram retakes Chibok, home of kidnapped schoolgirls
15th Nov 2014

Nigeria: Boko Haram retakes Chibok, home of kidnapped schoolgirls

  Local officials and a villager have said that Boko Haram insurgents reclaimed the village of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria. The militants abducted nearly 300 schoolgirls from Chibok in April; most are still missing. Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria reportedly … Continued

Pakistan: One killed in Quetta blast targeting ATC judge
11th Nov 2014

Pakistan: One killed in Quetta blast targeting ATC judge

    Photo: DawnNews screengrab of explosion in Quetta]   By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (Dawn): One person was killed and 20 were injured in an explosion targeting a vehicle carrying anti-terrorist court judge Nazeer Ahmed Langove in Quetta on … Continued

Jordan court jails four ISIS members
11th Nov 2014

Jordan court jails four ISIS members

    A Jordanian court on Monday sentenced four men to jail on charges of membership of the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) group and for promoting the jihadist organization on the Internet. The four Jordanians were arrested … Continued

Iraq investigates possible death of ISIS’ Baghdadi, breaks siege of refinery
10th Nov 2014

Iraq investigates possible death of ISIS’ Baghdadi, breaks siege of refinery

    Iraq was on Sunday investigating whether the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadist group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in airstrikes by US-led coalition warplanes targeting the group’s leaders. The announcement of the strikes came … Continued

Iranian general accuses US of supplying ISIS with arms, aid
10th Nov 2014

Iranian general accuses US of supplying ISIS with arms, aid

  [Photo: Isis fighters drive a US-made Humvee] The US delivered arms and aid supply to militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in eastern Iraq, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier claimed … Continued

Iraq: 30 people killed in Baghdad Shia Muslim neighbourhood bomb attacks
9th Nov 2014

Iraq: 30 people killed in Baghdad Shia Muslim neighbourhood bomb attacks

  At least 30 people have been killed and dozens injured after a string of car bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. The blasts come after Obama authorized the deployment of 1,500 more US troops in Iraq. The deadliest … Continued

Mexico: Suspects ‘admit to mass killings’ of Mexican students
8th Nov 2014

Mexico: Suspects ‘admit to mass killings’ of Mexican students

  [Photo of protests against killing of students in Mexico]   Suspected gang members in Mexico have confessed to killing more than 40 missing students, according to the country’s attorney general. Investigators are scouring a site where it is thought … Continued

Yemen: US drone strikes kill 20 people near Rada
5th Nov 2014

Yemen: US drone strikes kill 20 people near Rada

    US drone strikes killed at least 20 alleged al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, where Washington has conducted a sustained drone war against jihadist leaders, tribal sources and witnesses said on Tuesday. The twin raids targeted al-Qaeda positions near Rada, … Continued

Iraq: IS terrorists execute 36 Sunni tribesmen, incl children in Anbar
4th Nov 2014

Iraq: IS terrorists execute 36 Sunni tribesmen, incl children in Anbar

  BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): The Islamic State (IS) militant group executed 36 tribesmen, including women and children, in Iraq ‘s western province of Anbar on Monday, as part of mass killings in the past few days against a Sunni tribe which … Continued

Yemen: Al Qa’ida terrorists kill 13 Yemeni troops, capture 15
3rd Nov 2014

Yemen: Al Qa’ida terrorists kill 13 Yemeni troops, capture 15

  [Photo: Yemeni troops]   Suspected al-Qaeda militants killed 13 Yemeni troops and captured 15 others in an attack in the in the town of Jabal Ras in Yemen’s western province of Hodeidah, security and tribal sources said Sunday. The … Continued

Australia: Detectives investigate internal dispute & ISIS involvement after shooting outside Shia Muslim centre
3rd Nov 2014

Australia: Detectives investigate internal dispute & ISIS involvement after shooting outside Shia Muslim centre

    [Photo: Mosque shooting victim Rasoul Al Mousawi] By Sarah Crawford The Daily Telegraph: A MAN was shot outside a Shia Muslim prayer hall in front of horrified worshippers, including women and children. Granville man Rasoul Al Mousawi, 47, was … Continued

Iraq: Bombings targeting pilgrims heading to Karbala leave 36 dead
3rd Nov 2014

Iraq: Bombings targeting pilgrims heading to Karbala leave 36 dead

    [File image bombing in Baghdad]   Weekend bombings in the Baghdad area killed at least 36 people, just days ahead of major Shia religious commemorations that face significant danger from militants, security and medical officials said. A car … Continued

Pakistan: Terrorist groups claim Wagah bomb attack; 55 dead
2nd Nov 2014

Pakistan: Terrorist groups claim Wagah bomb attack; 55 dead

    LAHORE, (Dawn & Agencies): At least 55 people have been killed after an explosion took place near the Wagah border on Sunday night, DawnNews reported. Outlawed militant groups Jundullah and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar have both claimed responsibility for the attack. … Continued

Iraq: IS terrorists execute 67 Sunni tribesmen in western Iraq
2nd Nov 2014

Iraq: IS terrorists execute 67 Sunni tribesmen in western Iraq

  BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): The Islamic State (IS) militant group executed 67 tribesmen in Iraq’s western province of Anbar on Sunday, as part of mass killings in the past few days against a Sunni tribe which resisted the advance of the … Continued

Nigeria: Boko Haram claims to have German hostage, denies ceasefire
1st Nov 2014

Nigeria: Boko Haram claims to have German hostage, denies ceasefire

  Militant group Boko Haram is reportedly holding a German hostage who was kidnapped in July. The group’s leader has also claimed that a report of a ceasefire with the Nigerian government was a “lie.” Nigerian militant group Boko Haram … Continued

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