Al-Shabaab bomb expert killed by Somali commandos in Lower Shabelle

The Somali Commando force known as Danab have killed an Al-Shabaab bomb expert in a raid near the town of Wanlaweyn in Lower Shabelle, southern Somalia. The explosives expert, described by officials leading the operation as a senior Al-Shabaab commander Read More …

NATO discusses regional security with the King of Jordan

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan to NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday (14 January 2020) for talks about the Alliance’s strong partnership with Jordan and the current situation in the Middle East. Mr. Read More …

Gov’t troops find more bombs in Maguindanao

Government troops found six more powerful improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Maguindanao Wednesday as the military intensified its offensive against Islamic State-linked militants. The total number of IEDs recovered since the operations began on Nov. 24 is now 20. Earlier, Read More …

In Sahel, French troops hunt hidden menace of jihadist landmines

The unit commander’s order crackles over the radio and the column of French armoured vehicles en route between Burkina Faso and Mali comes to a sudden halt. In the Sahel scrub some 50 kilometres (31 miles) from Deou, in northern Read More …

Three terror suspects arrested in police operation along Nairobi-Garissa highway

Three men who police branded members of Al-Shabaab terror group were at the weekend arrested while in a bus headed for Nairobi. The men, all Kenyans were intercepted in Thika Town during a police operation.It is not yet clear on Read More …

Troops seize IEDs as hunt vs. Dawlah Islamiya continues

Government troops recovered on Saturday improvised bombs and bomb-making materials while tracking down fleeing Dawlah Islamiya members, who are the target of surgical military operations in Maguindanao. The improvised bombs and bomb-making components were recovered in several areas in Shariff Read More …