Maritime security can help resolve the Mozambique insurgency

Over recent months the bloody insurgency in the northern Mozambique province of Cabo Delgado has taken an unprecedented maritime turn. If it worsens, it could have profound socio-economic and security implications for Southern Africa. The Islamic State-inspired Ahlu-Sunnah Wal Jama’at Read More …

Yemen’s Houthis say Saudi oil facility hit in overnight attack

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they have attacked a large oil facility in an industrial complex south of the Saudi Arabian city of Jizan as part of an overnight operation. The Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthis said on Monday it intercepted Read More …

Somalia’s army chief escapes car bomb attack in Mogadishu

Somalia’s military commander-in-chief narrowly escaped a car bombing on Monday that killed at least one person and ten others wounded in Mogadishu’s Hodan district. The commander general Odawa Yussuf Rageh was coming from the ministry of defense after a  car Read More …

Afghanistan: Women, children among 14 killed, wounded as Taliban IED hits civilian vehicle in Ghazni

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by Taliban ripped through a civilian vehicle in South-eastern Ghazni province, killing or wounding at least 14 civilians. According to local government officials, the explosion killed at least 6 civilians and wounded at least Read More …

Roadside bomb kills, wounds 5 children in South of Afghanistan

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion killed or wounded at least five children in southern Zabul province of Afghanistan. The 205th Atal Corps in a statement said the terrorists had planted an Improvised Explosive Device on a roadside in Qalat, Read More …

Philippines: Policeman, civilian killed in Maguindanao IED attack

A policeman and a civilian were killed when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded along a provincial road in Shariff Aguak in Maguindanao, Thursday night. According to Maguindanao Provincial Police Office Director Col. Arnold Santiago, four other policemen were wounded Read More …

India: Army recovers IED in Assam’s Tinsukia district

Indian army has averted a major tragedy by recovering a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Assam’s Tinsukia district on Thursday. The IED was planted by suspected militants under a bridge on the National Highway-38 at Lekhapani area in the Read More …