Nigeria: Gunmen free nearly 2,000 inmates in attack on Imo state prison

Nearly 2,000 inmates have escaped from a prison in southeastern Nigeria after heavily armed gunmen attacked the facility, authorities said. The massive jailbreak occurred before dawn on Monday in Owerri, the capital of Imo state. Attackers wielding machine guns, rocket-propelled Read More …

Iraq: Rocket attack on coalition base in Erbil kills contractor, injures US service member

A rocket attack targeting the American-led military coalition in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil killed a civilian contractor and wounded nine others on Monday night, according to a coalition spokesman. More than a dozen rockets were fired toward the Read More …

Mali: Around 20 UN Peacekeepers Injured In Major Attack On MINUSMA Base

Some 20 UN peacekeepers serving with the UN Stabilization Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, were injured on Wednesday, after their temporary base came under attack in the restive central region of the country. In a statement, MINUSMA said that the ‘blue Read More …

Yemen: ‘At least 12 killed’ in large explosion at Aden airport as government officials land

At least 12 people have been killed after several large explosions and gunfire rocked Aden airport in Yemen as the country’s newly appointed government arrived by plane from Saudi Arabia. Sources within the government told The Independent there were more Read More …

Afghanistan: Rockets landed in various parts of Kabul on Saturday morning, one hour after two IED explosions in the city

At least 14 rockets landed in various parts of Kabul on Saturday morning just one hour after two IED explosions in the city. The Interior Affairs Ministry said three people were killed and 11 more were wounded in the rocket Read More …

Vienna terror suspect wore a fake suicide vest and was IS sympathiser, minister says

Two men and two women have died in a terror attack in Vienna and 15 others, including a police officer, have been seriously injured. Seven of the victims are in a life-threatening condition, news agency APA reported. One suspect, who Read More …

Pakistan attack: ‘Gunmen killed’ in raid on stock exchange in Karachi

Four gunmen attacked the Pakistani stock exchange in Karachi, killing at least two people and wounding others before police shot them dead. The assailants launched a grenade attack at the main gate to the building and opened fire but police Read More …

Gunmen attack Iraqi intelligence office in Kirkuk

  Gunmen attacked the office of the Iraqi directorate for counter-terrorism and intelligence in Kirkuk on Monday morning, security sources told a Rudaw reporter. According to the source, three gunmen reportedly attacked the building in Qadisya neighbourhood,where two blew themselves Read More …