NATO strengthens its partnership with Mauritania

NATO and Mauritania are further developing their long-standing partnership, by widening the scope of their political dialogue and practical cooperation. NATO civil and military officials have just completed a trip to Mauritania, where they discussed opportunities for potential additional advice, Read More …

Southern African bloc to send troops to insurgency-hit Mozambique

Southern African countries agreed to deploy forces to help quell a jihadist insurgency, as military and security sources said late Wednesday there had been fresh clashes with Islamist militants in northern Mozambique. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) approved the Read More …

UN opens office for counter-terrorism and training in Africa

Morocco and the United Nations on Thursday inaugurated a U.N. office for counter-terrorism and training in Africa, that’s seeing increasing extremist violence. Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita warned of terrorist threats sweeping across parts of the continent. “(Africa) is not Read More …

Philippines: Alleged mastermind behind North Cotabato bus bombing, arson captured

The alleged mastermind of arson and bombing attacks targeting buses in North Cotabato this year has been arrested, the military said. Suspect Ali Akbar was arrested by security forces during an operation in Kidapawan City on Monday (June 21), according Read More …

Residents Asked To Cooperate In Fighting Al-Shabaab In Mandera

Residents of Takaba in Mandera West Sub County have been urged to confidentially share information on suspected members of the Al-Shabaab terror group with security agencies. Speaking at a public forum in the area, North Eastern Regional Commissioner Nicodemus Ndalana appealed Read More …

Cameroon Deploys Troops to Fight Separatists

Cameroon this week deployed an additional 300 troops to Bui, a northwestern administrative unit that the military says has become a stronghold for separatists. The troops are conducting house-to-house searches for weapons and destroying improvised explosive devices and rebel camps. Read More …

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Bomber ‘should have been identified as a threat’

Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi should have been identified as a threat on the night of the atrocity by those in charge of security, a public inquiry into the 2017 attack has found. Inquiry chairman Sir John Saunders found Read More …