Argentina arrests three from Lebanon, Syria in Maccabi Games terror plot

Police in Argentina have arrested three people for suspicion of planning a terrorist attack at the Pan American Maccabi Games in Buenos Aires, according to police reports from Argentina. The Argentine Federal Police (PFA) arrested three men from Syria and Read More …

Syria: SDF commander killed in IED attack in Deir ez-Zor

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Wednesday confirmed that prominent SDF commander Roni Welat (Shervan Hassan) was killed in a ‘terrorist attack’ in Deir ez-Zor on Tuesday. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) also confirmed the commander’s death, Read More …

Iraq: Rocket launcher disguised as fuel truck seen firing 122mm artillery rockets

Earlier this week, Iranian-backed militants in Iraq fired 122mm artillery rockets at U.S.-led coalition forces in neighboring Syria using an improvised array of launchers disguised inside a modified tanker truck. “At approximately 2:15 p.m. on Dec. 3, 15 122mm rockets Read More …

Landmines: New Use Despite Global Ban

Russia, Myanmar, and Ukraine have used antipersonnel landmines in the past year, and armed groups used them in at least five countries, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing Landmine Monitor 2023, the annual report about the international treaty to Read More …

UK: Friend of ‘IS Beatle’ jailed for terrorism offences

A British man who spent two years with Islamic State in Syria and knew the British militant dubbed Jihadi John, has been jailed for carrying a weapon for terrorist purposes. Aine Davis was also sentenced at the Old Bailey for Read More …

More Attacks on US Forces Following Strike on Iran-Backed Targets in Syria

Iranian-backed militants have attacked U.S. forces in Iraq and Syria at least four times in the past 24 hours, raising the number of attacks to 52 in less than a month, U.S. defense officials tell VOA. In the latest attack Read More …

Drone, explosive attacks target US forces across Iraq

U.S. forces were targeted in three attacks in Iraq on Thursday but suffered no casualties, a U.S. military official and security sources said, in the most widespread single day of strikes on U.S. assets since the Israel-Hamas conflict started. There Read More …

Iraq: Explosive-laden drones strike US base near Erbil airport

Kurdish counterterrorism forces said three explosive-laden drones struck a military base housing US-led coalition troops near Erbil International Airport on Tuesday morning, as Iran-backed militias continue striking American bases in Iraq and Syria against the backdrop of the Israel-Gaza war. Read More …

300 More U.S. Troops Deploy to U.S. Central Command

An additional 300 U.S. troops will deploy to the U.S. Central Command area of operations from the continental United States, Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder said today. These troops will provide capabilities in explosive ordnance disposal, Read More …