October 19, 2018

U.S. State Dept. announces reward for information on Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) key leaders

On Thursday the U.S. Department of State announced rewards for key leaders of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). According to U.S. State Dept. announcement: The […]
October 19, 2018

Voting in Kandahar delayed after assassination of top commander

Afghanistan: Saturday’s parliamentary election in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has been delayed by a week following the assassination of one of the country’s most powerful […]
October 18, 2018

Top Kandahar leadership killed in Taliban insider attack

Afghanistan: Governor of Kandahar, Police chief of Kandahar and intelligence chief of Kandahar have been killed, among others, in an insider attack claimed by Taliban in […]
October 18, 2018

Several NATO soldiers wounded in Taliban attack

Afghanistan: A bombing targeting a NATO convoy near Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, has killed at least two civilians and wounded several alliance soldiers, Afghan and NATO officials […]
October 17, 2018

Afghan election candidate killed in Taliban attack

Afghanistan: Abdul Jabar Qahraman, who was preparing to contest Saturday’s elections, was killed in his office on Wednesday in the city of Lashkar Gah in Helmand province. […]
October 17, 2018

Hizbul Ahrar claims assassination of two employees of secret service in Karachi

Pakistan: On Wednesday, Hizbul Ahrar claimed assassination of two officials of a “secret service” in a targeted gun attack near Dhobi Ghat, Shershah area of Karachi […]
October 16, 2018

U.S. slaps sanctions on Iran’s Basij paramilitary force

Washington: On Tuesday the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions on Iran’s Basij paramilitary force, pointing towards the group’s […]
October 16, 2018

U.S. military says airstrike in Somalia has killed 60 al-Shabaab militants

Somalia: The U.S. military on Tuesday announced its deadliest airstrike against the al-Shabaab militant group in Somalia in nearly a year, killing about 60 fighters. The U.S. […]
October 16, 2018

Afghan Taliban releases October issue of Nawa-e-Afghan Jihad magazine

On Tuesday, Afghan Taliban released the October issue of Nawa-e-Afghan Jihad magazine. The magazine contains a special feature on East Turkestan/China and Uyghur Muslims.   Enterprises, […]
October 16, 2018

Fourteen Iranian soldiers kidnapped on border with Pakistan

Iran: Fourteen Iranian soldiers, including members of IRGC, were kidnapped from the border with Pakistan on Tuesday, Iranian media has reported. Iranian officials believe the kidnappers […]
October 15, 2018

Syrian asylum-seeker shot in Germany in a suspected ISIS hostage situation

Germany: A 55-year-old Syrian national has been shot and taken into custody by German police after he threw a Molotov cocktail inside a McDonald’s restaurant and […]
October 15, 2018

U.S. Justice Department classifies Hezbollah as top transnational organised crime threat

U.S.: On Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) announced the formation of a “Transnational Organised Crime Task Force”, designating the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah as […]

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