Egypt: Militants blow up gas pipeline in Sinai

Suspected Islamic State militants blew up a natural gas pipeline Saturday in Egypt’s restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, causing a fire but no casualties, security officials said. The officials said the suspected militants planted explosives under a pipeline Read More …

Afghanistan: Parwan police arrested two suspects and seized IEDs after blasts target electricity pylons in South Salang

Parwan police arrested the perpetrators of the destruction of power transmission pylons in South Salang. The two were arrested today during a reconnaissance operation in Salang district of Parwan province. Improvised explosive devices that the perpetrators were planning to use Read More …

TSA Checkpoints Begin Using 3D Checkpoint Scanners to Improve Explosives Detection

On April 1, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that it has installed computed tomography (CT) checkpoint scanners that provide 3D imaging at TSA checkpoints at Frederick Douglass Grater Rochester International Airport (ROC), Rochester, New York. Six CT X-ray units Read More …

Saudi air defences destroy 9 armed drones

The Saudi-led Arab coalition said on Friday that Saudi defenses shot down nine armed drones fired at the Kingdom. It said the aircraft were aimed at civilian locations and energy facilities. It accused the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen of Read More …

Killer Drones

Commercially available quadcopter drones carrying small amounts of explosives are “the most concerning tactical development since the rise of the improvised explosive device in Iraq,” US Marine Gen. Kenneth McKenzie Jr., senior US commander for the Middle East, said last Read More …

Yemen gov’t says Houthis hit Red Sea aid port

Yemeni officials have said the country’s Houthi rebels have fired a ballistic missile and five explosive-laden drones at a Red Sea port, destroying humanitarian aid warehouses. The foreign ministry of the internationally recognised government said in a statement on Saturday Read More …

Afghanistan: 23 Power Pylons Destroyed, Damaged in 1 Month

The country’s power distributor, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), on Tuesday said that 23 electricity pylons have been destroyed or damaged by explosions in just a month’s time, raising concerns over the stability of the imported power as many areas Read More …