Israel: Car bomb explosion in Rehovot, multiple injuries suspected

A car bomb explosion in Rehovot has left a mother and her toddler in moderate condition early Tuesday morning. The explosion occurred on Carmel Street with multiple suspected injuries. An MDA spokesperson stated that the 29-year-old mother is in moderate-to-severe Read More …

Iraq: Roadside bomb blast kills three soldiers, injures one in Kirkuk city

Three Iraqi soldiers were killed on Monday morning in bomb blast targeting their patrol on a road in Kirkuk city, north of the capital Baghdad, a military source said. A fourth soldier was injured in the same attack, which was Read More …

ISIS tries to revive through jailbreak attempts in Syria’s Hasakah and Diyala governorate in Iraq

Clashes are still going on for the second consecutive day between the fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the Internal Security Forces of North and East Syria (Asayish) with aerial support by the US-led Global Coalition on one Read More …

Syria: Islamic State set off a car bomb in attempted prison break in al-Hasakah Governorate

Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria on Thursday said they thwarted a prison break at a detention center holding Islamic State (IS) militants. A spokesperson for the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said a car bomb was set off near Geweran 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 …

New analysis puts more accurate figure on size of last year’s Beirut blast

New light has been shed on the size of the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon in August 2020 that killed more than 200 people and injured thousands more. Estimate of the explosive yield of the blast, which resulted from the detonation Read More …

What do we know about Hamas’ drones?

In the recent round of hostilities between Israel and Hamas, Israel had to contend with a growing drone threat from the Gaza Strip – not only detecting and mitigating the threats in the field, but on social media, where Hamas Read More …

Drones add little to rocket-filled Israel-Palestine skies, but represent growing global threat

Beneath the ongoing collision of Israel’s cutting-edge and costly missile defense systems and imprecise but inexpensive Palestinian-built rockets, Hamas has begun using so-called “kamikaze drones” to try penetrating Israeli defenses another way. The Israeli government has claimed that its Iron Read More …

Canada extends anti-ISIS mission in Middle East by one year

The Liberal government has approved a slimmed-down extension of the Canadian military’s contribution to the ongoing fight against the remnants of ISIS. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan issued a statement Tuesday announcing an extension of the seven-year-old campaign, known as Operation Read More …