UN Warns of Expanding Threat from Daesh, al Qaeda in Afghanistan

The United Nations in a new report is warning that the threat from terror groups such as Daesh and al Qaeda is expanding in many places in Afghanistan where the security situation remains fragile with uncertainty surrounding the peace process Read More …

Jammu and Kashmir: Drone carrying 5 kg ‘ready to use’ IED material shot down

Jammu and Kashmir Police shot down a drone carrying a 5 kg improvised explosive device (IED) material in “ready to use” condition near the International Border at Gurah Pattan, in Akhnoor sector of Jammu, early Friday, the police said. Carrying Read More …

Omagh bomb: ‘Real prospect attack could have been prevented’

It is plausible that there was a real prospect the 1998 Omagh bombing could have been prevented by the security services, a judge has ruled. Mr Justice Mark Horner also called for new investigations on both sides of the Irish Read More …

Enter The New IED: Improvised Explosive Drone

For the Taliban, the mere mention of “drone” has long conjured up images of flying, buzzing death, and rightly so. They lost some of their senior leaders in US drone strikes in the border regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Read More …

ISIS risk in Europe ‘significantly’ reduced, says EU counter-terrorism coordinator

Islamic State “no longer has the capacity to send terrorists onto European soil” thanks to “action taken by the international coalition,” the EU’s counter-terrorism coordinator Gilles de Kerchove, told Le Monde in an interview published Saturday. However, he warned “the Read More …

Turkish soldiers injured by suspected IED blast in Duhok Governorate

Two Turkish soldiers were injured Saturday when their vehicle was hit by an explosion north of Nineveh in Duhok province, the mayor of Shekhan town said. A Turkish army convoy was targeted with a suspected improvised explosive device while traveling Read More …