Syria: ISIS attack on Hasaka prison must be thoroughly investigated – Coalition

The US-led global coalition against the Islamic State (ISIS) said on Wednesday that the circumstances that led to last week’s major attack by ISIS on Ghweran prison in Hasaka, northeast Syria (Rojava) must be thoroughly investigated. ISIS attacked al-Sina’a prison Read More …

Electric grid is ‘attractive target’ for domestic violent extremists in US, intel brief says

Domestic violent extremists will “likely continue” to plot and encourage physical attacks against electrical infrastructure in the United States, according to a recent Department of Homeland Security intelligence briefing obtained by CNN. Since at least 2020, domestic extremists have developed Read More …

Afghanistan: Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Herat

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on Saturday in the western Afghan city of Herat, it said in a post on Telegram on Sunday. At least six people were killed when a blast ripped through a minivan in 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 …

Somali Journalist-Turned-Politician Survives Fifth Suicide Attack

By all odds, Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu should not be alive to tell his story. Five times, this Somali journalist-turned-government spokesperson has been nearby when a suicide bomber set off explosives. The most recent incident occurred Jan. 16, when a bomber Read More …

Myanmar’s Rebels Get Resourceful With Improvised Drones

Since the Islamic State first systematically started using commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) drones to drop munitions in 2016, the use of small, remotely controlled airborne devices to carry out attacks has been replicated around the world, from rebels in Ukraine, to 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: At least 4 dead, 14 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in Mogadishu

At least Four people have been killed and 10 others injured after a suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up at a tea shop near the Gen. Dhagabadan, Ex. Wadajir District Candy Camp in Banadir region on Tuesday Read More …

Pakistan: At least five injured as blast derails train near Balochistan’s Bolan

At least five people were injured in an explosion near a railway track in the Mashkaf area of Balochistan’s Bolan district on Tuesday, a senior official of Pakistan Railways said. Muhammad Kashif from railways told Dawn.com that the blast occurred Read More …

Somali government spokesperson wounded in suicide bomb attack

Somalia’s government spokesperson was wounded on Sunday in an explosion at a road junction set off by a suicide bomber in the capital Mogadishu, police and the national news agency said. The al Qaeda-linked Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, in comments Read More …