Month: September 2016

Forces kill suspected al-Qaida leader in Yemen home

Yemeni forces have killed a suspected local al-Qaida chief  in a clash at his house in the southern province of Abyan. A Yemeni soldier died and another was wounded when troops stormed the residence of an alleged insurgent identified as Abdullah Hubaibat, on the outskirts of the town of Loder. Two other jihadist suspects were wounded …

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At least 12 soldiers killed by the Taliban in an “insider attack” on a military base

At least 12 Afghan army soldiers were killed in their sleep on Monday night after two fellow soldiers poisoned them and later opened fire on them in Afghanistan’s embattled northern Kunduz province in the latest so-called “insider attack”. The two soldiers with links to the Taliban have fled and joined the insurgents shortly after carrying …

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Bombs at mosque and congress center in Dresden, no one hurt

Two improvised bombs exploded in the eastern German city of Dresden Monday evening: one at a mosque and the other at an international conference center, however no one has been injured. Horst Kretzschmar, president of Dresden police has stated that so far the police has no claim of responsibility, however they suspect that motive for …

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Deadly attack foiled in Kabul, suicide bomber shot dead, car bomb seized

A deadly suicide attack plot was thwarted in Kabul city earlier today after the Afghan security forces shot dead a would-be suicide bomber in the outskirts of the city. According to the security sources, the bomber was shot dead in Hussain Khel village of Bagrami district as he was looking to ram a Vehicle-borne Improvised …

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Pak Taliban commander Azam Tariq killed in Afghanistan

An important Pakistani Taliban commander Azam Tariq, his son and some other militants were killed by the Nato-backed Afghan special forces in Afghanistan’s Paktika province. Sajna and his spokesman Azam Tariq had settled in Paktika province close to South Waziristan tribal region.The sources said the special Afghan forces backed by Nato troops in four helicopters …

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Islamic State claims Baghdad suicide bombing that kills seven and wounds 28

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a commercial street of Baghdad on Sunday, killing seven and wounding 28. The explosion, took place in the Shi’ite-dominated Iskan district, after a suicide bomber detonated his belt of explosives.The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the blast through its affiliated Amaq news agency. It said the attack …

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Bloodshed in Iraq continues as militants kill 12 in Tikrit bomb attack

Militants killed 12 people in a shooting and a suicide bombing  in the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit, which was recaptured from Daesh last year. Militants shot dead four security personnel at a checkpoint on the west side of Tikrit , then continued north and detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle at another checkpoint, killing eight more people. …

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Haqqani network leaders involved in attack on police cadets killed

Two senior Haqqani network commanders who were involved in a brutal suicide attack on the convoy of Afghan police cadets have been killed during an operation in central Maidan Wardak province. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the two Haqqani network commanders, Mullah Mahmood and Azizullah, were killed during a special night operation conducted …

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At Least 11 Iraqi Troops Killed, 34 Wounded in Triple Suicide Attack

A triple suicide bombing killed at least 11 members of Iraq’s security forces north of Baghdad, according to a provincial spokesman. The spokesman for the Salahuddin province police force, Col. Mohammed al-Jabouri, says three militants rammed their explosives-laden vehicles Saturday morning into a check point. Al-Jabouri added that 34 other security officers were wounded.He said the …

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