Pakistan: Violence-Related Fatalities Mark A Record 6-Year High, 56% Surge In Violence Recorded In 2023

In 2023, Pakistan witnessed 1524 violence-related fatalities and 1463 injuries from as many as 789 terror attacks and counter-terror operations. This includes nearly 1000 fatalities among civilians and security forces personnel. The overall fatalities including those of outlaws mark a Read More …

US forces attack three Houthi boats in Red Sea, killing at least 10 fighters

The US military stated earlier on Sunday that it sunk three boats waging an attack on a container ship in the Red Sea as it continued its patrol mission to counter threats from the Houthi rebels. Helicopters from two US Read More …

Denmark assists Iraq in clearing landmines

The Danish government has contributed an additional $3.17 million to the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq. The new contribution will help the Iraqi government protect civilians from the threat of explosive ordnance and support humanitarian, socioeconomic, and Read More …

Israel: IDF combat engineers, bulldozer, a key weapon in the Gaza war

On October 7, Hamas terrorists attacked dozens of points along the border with Gaza. They broke through the security fence and massacred people in Israeli communities. It took days of fighting to secure the border area again on Israel’s side Read More …

Red Sea: UKMTO receives report of incident near Yemen’s Hodeidah

United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) on Saturday received a report of an incident approximately 55 nautical miles (nM) south west of Yemen’s Hodeidah port where “the master reported a loud bang and a flash on the port bow of Read More …

France to deploy 90,000 police officers to patrol New Year’s Eve festivities

Speaking at a press conference, Darmanin cited a “very high terrorist threat” because, in part, of “what is happening in Israel and Palestine,” referring to the Israel-Hamas war. Darmanin said that police for the first time will be able to Read More …

Nigeria: NSCDC Officer Killed By IED Explosion In Borno

An improvised explosive device (IED) has claimed the life of an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abubakar Nurudeen, in Jakana, Konduga Local Government Area, along the Maiduguri-Damaturu road, Borno State. Nurudeen was, on Thursday, inspecting Read More …

Nigeria: Police Hunt For Armed Insurgents Who Killed Two Personnel In Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command says it has launched an intensive manhunt for armed insurgents who infiltrated from a neighbouring state and killed two Police Personnel. The gang which disguised in military fatigue and seemed to be on a kidnap Read More …

India asks Pakistan to extradite Mumbai attacks suspect

India has formally requested Pakistan to extradite Hafiz Saeed, suspected of involvement in the 2008 attacks on Mumbai, for trial in India, foreign ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi told reporters in a briefing on Friday. “We have conveyed a request along Read More …

Navy’s Irregular Warfare Unit Releases Advanced Technology Research & Development BAA

The U.S. Navy’s Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate, or IWTSD, has released a broad agency announcement seeking research proposals in areas of advanced development and explosive ordnance disposal and explosive operations. A notice posted Wednesday on SAM.gov states that the Read More …