Iraq: Two Iraqi army generals killed in Anbar province
28th Aug 2015

Iraq: Two Iraqi army generals killed in Anbar province

BAGHDAD (AA):  The Iraqi Joint Operations Command announced that two army generals were killed on Thursday during military operations against Daesh near Ramadi, the regional capital of Anbar province. An army spokesman told Anadolu Agency that Brigadier General Sefin Abdul Mejid, chief of the … Continued

Pakistan: Police kill wife, 2 children of ‘militant’
28th Aug 2015

Pakistan: Police kill wife, 2 children of ‘militant’

KARACHI,  (AA): Police killed the wife and two children of a suspected militant in an alleged exchange of fire in northeastern Pakistan’s Punjab province on Thursday, police and local media said. Pakistani police claimed that the critically injured suspected militant, … Continued

Somalia: Al-Shabaab bomb attack kills 11 in Kismayo
23rd Aug 2015

Somalia: Al-Shabaab bomb attack kills 11 in Kismayo

MOGADISHU, (AA): At least 11 people were killed in Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayo on Saturday in a suicide bomb attack that targeted a military camp, according to a local security official. Ahmed Hassan, a police officer based in … Continued

Afghanistan: Taliban deny responsibility in Kabul suicide bombing killing 12
23rd Aug 2015

Afghanistan: Taliban deny responsibility in Kabul suicide bombing killing 12

  KABUL, (AA): The Taliban militant group have denied their involvement in Saturday’s deadly suicide car bomb attack that targeted a NATO contractors convoy in the Afghan capital of Kabul. The blast, which took place on a busy road near a … Continued

France: Three injured in shooting on Amsterdam-Paris train
22nd Aug 2015

France: Three injured in shooting on Amsterdam-Paris train

PARIS (AA):  A gunman has opened fire on a Thalys train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, wounding three people before he was arrested at Arras in Pas-de-Calais, Northern France, the Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said Friday. According to Brandet, two of the victims — American and British … Continued

Thailand: Tourists among 27 killed by bomb near Hindu shrine
18th Aug 2015

Thailand: Tourists among 27 killed by bomb near Hindu shrine

By Max Constant BANGKOK (AA) – A powerful bomb that shook a Hindu sanctuary frequented by tourists in downtown Bangkok on Monday evening killed at least 27 people and injured 117 others, according to figures given by the Thai health ministry. Local media reported that many Chinese … Continued

Pakistan: Punjab Home Minister among 10 dead in suicide bombing
16th Aug 2015

Pakistan: Punjab Home Minister among 10 dead in suicide bombing

By Aamir Latif KARACHI, (AA):  A suicide bomb blast killed 10 people and left dozens trapped under rubble at the office of a senior official in Pakistan’s northeastern Punjab province on Sunday, police said. Punjab Home Minister Col. Shuja Khanzada … Continued

Libya: 30 people killed by Daesh within 2 days
16th Aug 2015

Libya: 30 people killed by Daesh within 2 days

TRIPOLI, (AA): At least 30 people have been killed by Daesh militants  in northern Libya’s Sirte Basin Province – including 25 who were reportedly executed – in two days of fighting that continued on Saturday, according to a source from … Continued

Brazil: Gunmen kill 19 in night ‘massacre’ in Sao Paulo
15th Aug 2015

Brazil: Gunmen kill 19 in night ‘massacre’ in Sao Paulo

By Ben Tavener   SAO PAULO (AA): Gunmen in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo killed 19 people and injured seven others in a series of attacks on Thursday night, officials said. “We are not ruling out any motive at the current time,” Sao … Continued

Cameroon: Boko Haram kills 8 villagers in Far North
14th Aug 2015

Cameroon: Boko Haram kills 8 villagers in Far North

FAR NORTH, (AA): Boko Haram militants killed eight villagers on Thursday morning in Cameroon’s Far North region near the Nigerian border, Colonel Issa Bouba, deputy commander of Cameroon’s army, told Anadolu Agency. “The attackers came by surprise. They burned two public buildings before … Continued

Nigeria: 47 killed in local market bomb blast
12th Aug 2015

Nigeria: 47 killed in local market bomb blast

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA): At least 47 people were killed in a blast after a bomb was reportedly buried at a local market in a remote town in Nigeria’s Borno state, sources said. The explosion occurred at the … Continued

Egypt: Three policemen injured in Cairo blast
11th Aug 2015

Egypt: Three policemen injured in Cairo blast

CAIRO (AA): Three policemen were injured in a bomb blast near a courthouse in eastern Cairo on Monday, the Interior Ministry said. An explosive device went off inside a traffic sentry post in Heliopolis district, injuring two traffic officers and … Continued

Iraq: 42 killed in separate Diyala attacks
11th Aug 2015

Iraq: 42 killed in separate Diyala attacks

By Felix Nih and Ahmed Badawy   DIYALA, (AA): At least 42 people were killed and 87 were injured in two seperate bombings in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province on Monday, Iraqi medical and security sources told Anadolu Agency. In the first incident, a … Continued

Mali: 10 killed in fresh N Mali attack
10th Aug 2015

Mali: 10 killed in fresh N Mali attack

BAMAKO, (AA):  At least ten people were killed on Sunday in a fresh militant attack in northern Mali, two days after an attack on a hotel left 12 people dead, according to a Malian military spokesman. The spokesman, who insisted on anonymity, … Continued

Mali: Hostages freed following deadly standoff at Byblos hotel in Sevare
8th Aug 2015

Mali: Hostages freed following deadly standoff at Byblos hotel in Sevare

BAMAKO, Mali (AA): Four UN workers who had been taken hostage by militants at a hotel in central Mali were freed on Saturday following a deadly standoff with security forces, according to a Defense Ministry official and a UN spokesperson. At least … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four in North Waziristan after 2 month break
7th Aug 2015

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four in North Waziristan after 2 month break

KARACHI,  (AA): At least four suspected militants were killed in an alleged U.S. drone strike in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region on Thursday, a Pakistani army official said. A senior army official said that two missiles fired from a U.S. drone … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Suicide attack at mosque leaves 13 dead
7th Aug 2015

Saudi Arabia: Suicide attack at mosque leaves 13 dead

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON (AA): Thirteen people were killed Thursday, 10 of whom were special emergency forces, in a suspected suicide attack targeting a mosque in southwestern Saudi city of Abha, the Saudi Ministry of Interior announced. The official Saudi News Agency quoted … Continued

Chad army kills 117 Boko Haram militants in 2 weeks
1st Aug 2015

Chad army kills 117 Boko Haram militants in 2 weeks

N’DJAMENA, (AA): The Chadian army announced on Friday that it has killed more than 100 suspected Boko Haram fighters in the past two weeks during an ongoing offensive in four villages in the Lake Chad Basin region.  “We killed 117 Boko Haram fighters in … Continued

Taliban loses icon following Mullah Omar’s death
30th Jul 2015

Taliban loses icon following Mullah Omar’s death

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A black and white photo of the one-eyed Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar was one of the most striking images of a decade of the U.S.-led “war on terror”. The FBI wanted poster, which … Continued

Iraq: It is time to open a new page in the region: Iranian FM
28th Jul 2015

Iraq: It is time to open a new page in the region: Iranian FM

BAGHDAD, (AA): All countries must cooperate with each other in the fight against extremism, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Monday. At a joint press conference in Baghdad with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Zarif said: “[It is] time to … Continued


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