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  • Army forces foil attempted suicide attack on military headquarters in Iraq's Anbar

    SEVEN Islamic State suicide bombers driving vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs) were killed in retaliatory fire by army forces as they approached a military headquarters in the city of Ramadi in Iraq's Anbar province on 12 March, Iraqi News reported.

  • Female suicide bomber kills five people in Nigeria's Yobe

    FIVE people were killed and dozens of others were wounded when a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives outside a market in the town of Potiskum in Nigeria's Yobe state on 22 February, Al-Jazeera and Reuters reported. Local witnesses claimed that the suicide bomber was a small girl,

  • IED attack kills two civilians in Iraq's Baghdad

    TWO civilians were killed and four others were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated in the predominantly Shia Muslim Husseiniya neighbourhood of Iraq's capital Baghdad on 9 February, Reuters reported. No group immediately claimed

  • IED attack wounds civilian and seven security force personnel in Egypt's Qalyubia

    SEVEN security force personnel and a civilian were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated near a security checkpoint in an unspecified location in Egypt's Qalyubia governorate on 27 January, Aswat Masriya reported. No group immediately

  • TTP militants kill three Shia Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab

    THREE Shia Muslims, including a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) activist, were shot dead by Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants while they were returning home after a religious gathering in Rawalpindi district of Pakistan's Punjab province on 16 January, the Express Tribune reported. TTP

  • Syrian military and ISIS have been ‘ignoring’ each other on the battlefield

    The Syrian military and the Islamic State have been ‘ignoring’ each other on the battlefield, according to information from IHS Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Centre (IHS JTIC) database. The figures suggest that the Islamic State and Assad’s security forces have embraced

  • Joint force raids AMEF hideout in India's Meghalaya

    A HIDEOUT belonging to suspected Achik Matgrik Elite Force (AMEF) militants was raided by a joint army-police force during a counter-terrorism operation in East Garo Hills district in India's Meghalaya state on 7 December, The Shillong Times reported. No arrests were reported.

  • Suspected militants wound Ministry of Home Affairs official in India's Manipur

    AN OFFICIAL from the Union Ministry of Home Affairs - identified as Manoranjan Singh - was shot and wounded by unidentified militants at his residence in the village of Langol Games in Imphal West district in India's Manipur state on 27 November, The Times of India reported. No group immediately

  • Unidentified militants kill police officer in Kenya's North Eastern

    A POLICE officer was killed when unidentified militants opened fire on officers near Dagahale, in the vicinity of the Dadaab Somali refugee camp, in North Eastern province on 29 November, The Star reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, although officials attributed it

  • Unidentified militants kidnap six school teachers in Afghanistan's Badghis

    SIX school teachers were kidnapped by unidentified militants in Qads district in Afghanistan's Badghis province on 18 November, Khaama Press reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • MUJAO and Katibat al-Muqaoon bil-Dumaa attack wounds 14 civilians in Niger's Agadez

    Fourteen mine employees were wounded when militants detonated a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) during an attack on the French-owned Areva mine near the town of Arlit in Niger's Agadez region on 24 May, Reuters reported. Two militants were killed during the attack. Jamaat Tawhid

  • Unidentified assailants kill member of indigenous Nasa community in Colombia's Cauca

    A MEMBER of the indigenous Nasa community was killed by unidentified assailants in Japio, between Caloto and Santander municipalities, in Colombia's Cauca department on 7 November, the Latin American Herald Tribune reported. No group or individual claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Suspected Boko Haram militants kill eight people in Nigeria's Adamawa

    EIGHT people were killed when suspected Boko Haram militants raided residences in the town of Dzur in Nigeria's Adamawa state late on 17 October, Reuters reported. The attack occurred the same day as the group reportedly signed a ceasefire agreement with the Nigerian government.

  • OSINT Summary: Ansar Allah continues territorial advance in Yemen

    Five members of Houthi tribal militant group Ansar Allah - previously known as Al-Shabab al-Muminin - were killed in clashes with Ansar al-Sharia militants in the Radda district of Yemen's Al-Bayda governorate on 15 October. Six members of Ansar al-Sharia - a front organisation of Al-Qaeda in the

  • Military air strikes kill seven ISIL militants in Iraq's Babil

    SEVEN Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants were killed during military air strikes targeting their positions in Al-Farisiya and Al-Abed Wais in Jurf al-Sakhar area in Iraq's Babil province on 29 April, NINA reported. A number of weapons caches were seized in a follow-up ground

  • Military air strikes kill 25 Islamic State militants in Iraq's Anbar

    IN A STATEMENT released on 20 September, a security official stated that 25 Islamic State militants were killed during military air strikes targeting their hideouts in the Husaybah, Al-Obeidi, and Qaim areas of Iraq's Anbar province on an earlier unspecified date, NINA reported. A number of hideouts

  • Military air strike kills five Islamic State militants in Iraq's Diyala

    FIVE Islamic State militants - including a local commander, allegedly involved in recruiting suicide bombers - were killed during a military air strike targeting the hideout near the village of Sensel, northeast of the city of Baqubah, in Iraq's Diyala province on 12 September, NINA reported. The

  • Suspected ALF militants damage a mink farm in Italy's Venice

    A MINK farm was damaged when Animal Liberation Front militants liberated minks in the village of Scorze via Tossati in Italy's Venice province on 23 August, BiteBack reported. The ALF claimed responsibility for the attack on 12 September.

  • Taliban SVBIED attack kills three ISAF personnel in Afghanistan's Kabul

    AT LEAST three International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) personnel - of undisclosed nationality - were killed and five others were wounded when a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (SVBIED) detonated targeting an ISAF convoy near the US Embassy and the Supreme Court in

  • IED attack kills civilian in Iraq's Baghdad

    A CIVILIAN was killed and five others were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated in Karrada district in the centre of Iraq's capital Baghdad on 12 September, NINA reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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