Turkey launches cross-border anti-terror operation in northern Iraq

Turkiye has launched a fresh cross-border anti-terror operation against the PKK terrorist group’s hideouts in northern Iraq, the country’s national defense minister said early Monday. Operation Claw-Lock, in which commando and special forces teams are taking part supported by unmanned Read More …

Iraqi Security Forces seized and destroyed IEDs, UXO and bomb-making materials in Kirkuk Governorate

The Joint Operations Command alongside the Counter-Terrorism Service and Special Forces with support of the Air Force and Army Aviation seized and destroyed numerous IEDs, shells, mortars, 52 kg of ammonia nitrate and various bomb-making materials in Kirkuk Governorate and Read More …

Nigerian Army destroyed militants vehicle fabrication workshop and VBIED making materials and equipment

Gallant troops of Operation LAKE SANITY today neutralized several terrorists and recovered weapons/ equipment around the Lake Chad axis. BokoHaram/ISWAP Central Vehicle Fabrication Workshop & several bunkers were also discovered and destroyed. Additionally, troops also discovered and destroyed Vehicle Borne Read More …

Philippines: Army foils bombing attempt in Maguindanao

Security forces on Saturday foiled a bombing attempt in Ampatuan town in Maguindanao province when they found an improvised explosive device (IED) in the subvillage of Masalay in Barangay Matagobong of the municipality, a military official said. Col. Oriel Pangcog, Read More …

Somali National Army recovered weapons and four improvised explosive devices in Mudug region

The special forces of the Somali National Army (SNA), Danab, killed seven al-Shabab militants and wounded others Sunday during a security operation at an area near Wisil town in Hobyo in Mudug region, central Somalia, a senior army official said. Read More …

Iraqi Security Forces destroyed an improvised explosive device lab, IEDs and ammunition in Nineveh, Saladin and Al Anbar Governorates

The Joint Operations Command forces alongside Popular Mobilization units seized and destroyed terrorist hideouts, an improvised explosive device lab, IEDs, bomb-making materials and ammunition including Katyusha rockets in joint operations in Nineveh, Saladin and Al Anbar Governorates. بعد أن شرعت Read More …

Al-Shabab Surge in Somalia’s Suicide Attacks ‘Change of Tactics,’ Experts Say

Al-Shabab extremists in Somalia are getting “bolder” in their attacks and have increased using suicide bombers wearing homemade explosives in what security experts call a “change in tactics.” The Islamist militant group mounted one of its deadliest attacks Wednesday, targeting Read More …

Nigeria: Troops discover ‘IED-making workshops’ in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Army says troops of operation Desert Sanity have discovered workshops for making improvised explosive devices (IED) in Sambisa forest. The army disclosed this on Saturday in a post on its social media pages. “In continuation with the ongoing Read More …

Nigeria: Troops Destroy Boko Haram Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device in Borno State

The Troops of Operation Desert Sanity destroyed BokoHaram/ISWAP’s Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) and their enclaves around Njimia-Alafa axis in Borno State. According to the Nigerian Army, the incident took place on 23rd March 2022. Offensive clearance operation is Read More …

AMISOM explores new ways to counter Improvised Explosive Devices

Military engineers serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have completed a four-day training to counter the evolving threat posed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), which have become a weapon of choice for terrorists. The training, which kicked Read More …