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Iraq: IS terrorists kills 30 Sunni tribesmen
30th Oct 2014

Iraq: IS terrorists kills 30 Sunni tribesmen

    BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): The Islamic State (IS) militant group executed more than 30 tribesmen in western Iraq on Wednesday, as government forces continue their offensive against the extremist militants across the country, security sources said. The Islamic State, an … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four in North Waziristan
30th Oct 2014

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four in North Waziristan

      By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least four suspected militants, including a foreign militant of Arab origin, were killed in a US drone strike in the Birmal Tehsil of South Waziristan on Thursday. According to sources, … Continued

Syria: 38 injured in a car bomb in Homs
30th Oct 2014

Syria: 38 injured in a car bomb in Homs

    Terrorists detonated a car bomb in al-Zahra’a neighborhood in Homs city on Wednesday, injuring 38 civilians, 3 of them in critical condition, Syria’s National News Agency (SANA) reported. A source at the province told SANA’s correspondent that terrorists … Continued

Lebanon: Army arrests suspected militants after weekend clashes
30th Oct 2014

Lebanon: Army arrests suspected militants after weekend clashes

    Sixteen suspected militants were arrested across north Lebanon Wednesday, the military said in a statement, as the Lebanese army carries out wide-scale raids in search of “fugitive terrorists.” According to state-run National News Agency (NNA), The Lebanese Army … Continued

Pakistan: Grenade blast near Imambargah in Karachi kills infant, injures eight
29th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Grenade blast near Imambargah in Karachi kills infant, injures eight

  By Faraz Khan     KARACHI, (Express Tribune):  A nine-month-old girl lost her life while eight others, including six women, were injured when a hand grenade was lobbed at the Islamic Research Centre (IRC) at Ayesha Manzil, Karachi on … Continued

Nigeria: Gunmen kill 17, abduct 30 teenagers in Borno State attacks
27th Oct 2014

Nigeria: Gunmen kill 17, abduct 30 teenagers in Borno State attacks

  ABUJA, (Xinhua): Gunmen killed at least 17 people and abducted 30 teenagers in renewed attacks in northeastern Nigeria’s state of Borno, epicenter of Boko Haram violence in the West African country, a local government chief said on Sunday. The … Continued

Yemen: Houthis enter al-Qa’ida stronghold in central Yemen
27th Oct 2014

Yemen: Houthis enter al-Qa’ida stronghold in central Yemen

    Houthi fighters backed by Yemeni government forces entered an al-Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen on Sunday, local tribesmen said, one day after Islamist fighters pushed their rivals back. The Houthis moved into al-Manasseh area in al-Bayda province under … Continued

Lebanon army clashes with militants in Tripoli for the third day in a row
27th Oct 2014

Lebanon army clashes with militants in Tripoli for the third day in a row

    Six Lebanese soldiers and two civilians have been killed in ongoing battles between the Lebanese army and Islamist militants in the city of Tripoli in north Lebanon for the third day in a row Sunday, as the army … Continued

Egypt: 25 Egyptian soldiers killed, dozens injured in Sinai bomb
25th Oct 2014

Egypt: 25 Egyptian soldiers killed, dozens injured in Sinai bomb

  At least 25 soldiers were killed and tens injured in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Friday by a car bomb that targeted two armored vehicles stopped at a checkpoint, security sources said. The bomb attack targeted a military convoy of … Continued

Pakistan: Nine Hazara Shia Muslims killed in bus shooting near Quetta
23rd Oct 2014

Pakistan: Nine Hazara Shia Muslims killed in bus shooting near Quetta

  By Shezad Baloch QUETTA, (Express Tribune): Unidentified men opened fire on a bus in the outskirts of Quetta on Thursday, killing eight people — said to belong to the Hazara community — and injuring one, in what is believed … Continued

Canada: Canadian PM: ‘Attacks will not intimidate us’
23rd Oct 2014

Canada: Canadian PM: ‘Attacks will not intimidate us’

    [Photo captured on CCTV inside Canadian Parliament shootings by a gunman]   Prime Minister Stephen Harper has cited terrorism as the motive for an attack that left a soldier dead and saw shots fired inside Canada’s parliament. Authorities … Continued

Lebanon: Two-thirds of Lebanon’s Christians believe Hizbullah is protecting country
22nd Oct 2014

Lebanon: Two-thirds of Lebanon’s Christians believe Hizbullah is protecting country

  [Photo: A Lebanese Christian supporter of Lebanon's Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah carries his picture]   Two-thirds of Lebanon’s Christians believe Hezbollah is protecting Lebanon from the threat of takfiris (extremist groups), a recent survey by the Beirut Center … Continued

Lebanon: Nasrallah: Takfiris have the choice to either die or retreat
22nd Oct 2014

Lebanon: Nasrallah: Takfiris have the choice to either die or retreat

  An takfiri fighter overlooks the desolate surroundings in Syria’s Qalamoun region which borders Lebanon. (Photo: Radwan Mortada) By: Wafiq Qanso   (Al-Akhbar): The takfiris in Syria’s Qalamoun region and on the outskirts of the northeastern town of Ersal in … Continued

Iraq: Series of attacks hit Baghdad, Karbala, killing many
21st Oct 2014

Iraq: Series of attacks hit Baghdad, Karbala, killing many

  Scores have been killed and injured in suicide attacks and car bombings that hit the Iraqi capital Baghdad and the town of Karbala Monday, several of which have been claimed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) … Continued

Iraq: 22 killed in Baghdad suicide bomb attack at Shi’a Muslim mosque
20th Oct 2014

Iraq: 22 killed in Baghdad suicide bomb attack at Shi’a Muslim mosque

  BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): Twenty-two people were killed and 25 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack targeting a Shiite mosque in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad on Sunday evening, a police source said. A suicide bomber wearing an explosive … Continued

Syria: US airdrops weapons to Kurds defending Kobani from ‘IS’
20th Oct 2014

Syria: US airdrops weapons to Kurds defending Kobani from ‘IS’

    [Photo: Kobani being bombed by ISIS]   The US has airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the city of Kobani from the “Islamic State.” The move could anger NATO ally Turkey, which opposes arming … Continued

UK: Relatives of slain Britons: Muslims “not to be balmed” for ISIS actions
19th Oct 2014

UK: Relatives of slain Britons: Muslims “not to be balmed” for ISIS actions

  Relatives of two Britons murdered by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants urged people of all faiths to come together to fight the hatred espoused by the group, ahead of a memorial service for one of … Continued

Germany: Yemeni sues Germany over US drone strikes
17th Oct 2014

Germany: Yemeni sues Germany over US drone strikes

    A relative of two men killed by a US drone strike in Yemen has brought a court case against the German government, alleging it was complicit in the attack by allowing a US air base on German soil. … Continued

Turkey will not allow citizens to fight in Kobani
17th Oct 2014

Turkey will not allow citizens to fight in Kobani

    [Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu (R) and Interior Minister Efkan Ala (L) speak during a press conference at the Interior Ministry in Ankara, Oct. 15. AA Photo]   Ankara, (Hurriyet Daily News): Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said Turkey … Continued

Iraq: Baghdad car bombs, mortar attacks kill 36, injure 98
17th Oct 2014

Iraq: Baghdad car bombs, mortar attacks kill 36, injure 98

    Four car bomb blasts, including a suicide attack, and a mortar attack killed at least 36 people and wounded 98 within a span of two hours in Baghdad Thursday, police and medical sources said. Two car bombs near … Continued

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