Attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso kill 21, wound dozens

Fifteen soldiers and six civilians were killed on Sunday in attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso, neighbouring West African countries struggling with deadly jihadist insurgencies, military and security sources said. Suicide bombers drove cars packed with explosives into three military Read More …

Yemen: Car bomb hits convoy of southern military commander in Abyan province

A car bomb struck the convoy of a Yemeni southern military commander in Abyan province, killing two soldiers and seriously injuring two others on Tuesday, a military official said. Brigadier General Abdul Latif al-Sayed survived the assassination attempt, said Mohammed Read More …

Pakistan Says Attacks On Bases Repulsed; Up To 12 Soldiers, 15 Attackers Killed

Pakistan’s military has repelled nighttime assaults on two army bases in the southwestern Balochistan Province that killed up to 12 soldiers and 15 militants, authorities say. An ethnic separatist group, the Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), has claimed responsibility for the 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 …

Somalia: Al-Shabaab claims car bomb attack in Mogadishu

A car bomb exploded on a road leading to the airport in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, killing at least eight people, the head of the city’s ambulance services said. Mogadishu resident Mohamed Osman said the shock of the Read More …

Somalia: Eight killed in suicide bombing outside Mogadishu school

An Islamist suicide bombing outside a school in Somalia’s capital killed eight people and wounded at least 23 including 13 children, the latest in a string of deadly blasts this year in a country beset by political turmoil and drought. Read More …

Nigerian troops launch counter-offensive in Borno after general’s death

Troops of the Nigerian Army’s operation Hadin Kai have killed over 50 fighters of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Askira Uba LGA of Borno state. ISWAP had, on Saturday, killed Dzarma Zirkusu, a brigadier-general and commander Read More …