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 …

Ukraine: Time of demining territory around Chornobyl NPP to be measured in months

The time for humanitarian demining of the area around the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) will be measured in months, Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky has said. According to the Minister of Internal Affairs, the examination of the territory around the Read More …

In Iraq, the Bitter Legacy of War Still Lies Hidden Underground

Like the neck of a giraffe, a minesweeping vehicle extends a serrated bucket forward and dips its teeth into the blighted earth. It drags the dry soil backward, sifting, before harvesting a jerrycan and gently placing it on the edge Read More …

Electric grid is ‘attractive target’ for domestic violent extremists in US, intel brief says

Domestic violent extremists will “likely continue” to plot and encourage physical attacks against electrical infrastructure in the United States, according to a recent Department of Homeland Security intelligence briefing obtained by CNN. Since at least 2020, domestic extremists have developed Read More …

UAE: 3 killed in suspected Houthi drone attack in Abu Dhabi

A suspected Houthi drone attack near Abu Dhabi airport killed at least three people and sparked multiple explosions in the United Arab Emirates’ capital on Monday. An Abu Dhabi police statement said three tanker trucks carrying fuel exploded in the Read More …

Yemen’s Houthis target Aramco, other Saudi sites in missile, drone attacks

Yemen’s Houthi movement said on Tuesday it fired several ballistic missiles and 25 armed drones into Saudi Arabia, targeting Aramco oil facilities in Jeddah and the defence ministry in Riyadh. The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said late Read More …

Afghanistan: ISIL claims responsibility for detonating power pylon in northern Kabul

Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant officially claimed responsibility for detonating a power pylon that cut the main power line to Kabul and left the Afghan capital in complete darkness since Thursday. In a statement released on the Telegram Read More …