Month: August 2016

38 Nigerian children have exploded this year on the orders of Boko Haram

Militant group Boko Haram, which operates in northern and northwestern Nigeria and neighboring Niger, Cameroon, and Chad, committed in 2016 38 suicide bombings in which had exploded children, according to a report of the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF). The 38 children were used primarily in the area of Lake Chad. The total number …

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Iraqi armed forces took the town of Qayyarah from Islamic State

Iraqi armed forces took over on Thursday, August 25, Qayyarah – a strategic city, which paved the way for the start of a campaign for the conquering of the controlled by Islamic State city of Mosul, reported DPA, citing a military source. The takeover of Qayyarah, located 60 kilometers south of Mosul, is a new defeat …

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At least eight were killed and dozens were wounded in an attack in Turkey

Eight people died and over 60 were injured in an attack with a car bomb at the police station in the southeastern Turkish town of Cizre, reported news agency Reuters, citing sources from the local hospital. The news channel NTV showed footage of smoke plumes rising from the struck building. The police station is located …

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Islamic State is banished from Jarabulus, the operation continues

Syrian troops backed by the Turkish army with combat aircraft, armored vehicles, and special forces entered the center of the controlled until recently by the Islamic State Syrian border town Jarabulus. This happened yesterday, 17 hours after the start of the artillery and air strikes. A little later Turkish military announced that the city is …

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Terrorist attack on a mosque was prevented in Saudi Arabia

Security forces prevented a terrorist attack on a mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia. This was announced yesterday by television Al Arabiya. According to the data, the incident occurred on Tuesday in the village of Umm al Hamam near the town of Al-Qatif, in the province of Al Shakriya. Extremist was killed in a shootout with …

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Attack on the American University in Kabul took 15 victims

An attack at the American University in Kabul ended with at least 15 killed, Reuters reported, citing a representative of the police in the Afghan capital. He announced that there had been killed seven students, three policemen, and two security guards. The two attackers who burst into the walled complex of the university were liquidated. …

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Militants killed in Dagestan after opening fire on police

In the area of Shamil in the Republic of Dagestan were killed two militants, who have opened fire on policemen, said a source in law enforcement, writes the newspaper “Vzglyad”. At the request to submit personal documents, two men opened fire on the policemen and were liquidated in the defending shooting, the source said. He …

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French citizen killed British shouting “Allah Akbar” in Australia

French citizen fatally stabbed with a knife a 21-year-old British woman and wounded two men in the Australian state of Queensland, shouting “God is great!” in Arabic, said local police. He uttered the same words while he was arrested, officials said. So far, there’s no evidence that the 29-year-old suspect belongs to “Islamic state” and …

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A car bomb killed a man and wounded another 30 in Thailand

A car bomb exploded late Tuesday in a neighborhood with nightclubs in southern Thailand, killing one person. The injured are more than 30. The blast exploded outside a hotel in Pattani, one of three predominantly Muslim southern provinces affected by the continued opposition of the Buddhist majority in the country, informs AFP. The local police …

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