Trump Government Sanctions 271 Syrian Government Workers for the Chemical Attack 


The Trump administration has issued sanctions against 271 employees of Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC), the government agency that develops and produces non-conventional weapons. This represents one of the largest single set of punishment measures against a nation in the history of the United States. A spokesperson from the Treasury Department and Treasury Security … Read more

Wild Boars Kill 3 ISIS Fighters in Iraq 


Three ISIS fighters were found killed by wild boars in the dense reeds in Iraq’s al-Rashad region near Kirkuk, while they were planning an ambush on a local Iraqi tribe opposing the jihadists’ group. The news was first announced by the  local Iraqi news site Al-Sumeria and was later confirmed by officials. According to Brigadier Azad Jelal, the deputy … Read more

US-backed forces enter major jihadist-held Syria town 


A US-backed alliance of Arab-Kurdish forces entered the key jihadist-held town of Tabqa on Monday as they pursued their campaign against the Islamic State group in northern Syria. The Syrian Democratic Forces have set their sights on Tabqa and the adjacent dam as part of their broader offensive for the city of Raqqa, the Syrian … Read more

Afghanistan’s Defense Minister and Army Chief Resign 


Afghanistan’s Defense Minister Abdullah Habibi and Army Chief of Staff Qadam Shah Shahim  resigned on Monday after the deadliest Taliban attack on a military base last Friday when more than 140 Afghan soldiers were killed. The assault on the army base in the city of Mazar-i-Sharif was organized by at least 10 Taliban fighters, dressed in Afghan army uniforms … Read more

Italy migrant crisis: Charities ‘colluding’ with smugglers 


An Italian prosecutor says he has evidence some of the charities saving migrants in the Mediterranean Sea are colluding with people-smugglers. Carmelo Zuccaro told La Stampa that phone calls were being made from Libya to rescue vessels. Organisations involved in rescue operations have rejected accusations of collusion, saying their only concern is to save lives. Italy is the … Read more

Philippine Forces Kill 4 Militants on Resort Island 


The Philippine forces organized a massive manhunt on Saturday, April 22 in a central resort province, which resulted in the killing of four militants suspected for possible kidnapping and bombing plots. Army troops and police killed ringleader Joselito Melloria near Clarin town in Bohol province. Melloria’s companions fled and three of them were later killed by troops, … Read more

Kenya’s Army Says It Killed 52 Islamist Militants in Somali Raid 


Kenya’s army said its troops raided a camp used by Al-Qaeda-linked militants in southern Somalia, killing about 52 of the Islamist fighters and forcing others to flee. Ground troops “supported by mortar and artillery fire” were deployed early Friday to “neutralize” the camp used by al-Shabaab militants in Somalia’s Lower Jubba region, the military said … Read more

Egyptian Army Allegedly Killed 19 Islamic Extremists in Sinai


The Egyptian army has issued a statement on Thursday, April 20, claiming that their air forces have killed 19 Islamic extremists in northern Sinai. The military reported that their strikes on the “terrorist strongholds” of the local Islamic State group affiliate has also destroyed four of the vehicles of the terrorists in addition to killing … Read more

Russian FSB Agents Killed 2 Men on Terror Attacks Suspicions


FSB, the Russian counterintelligence agency, announced earlier this week that their agents have killed two men who allegedly planned terror attacks in Russia. The identity of the men who were from Central Asia was not revealed by FSB. The suspected terrorists were killed during a shootout in the Vladimir region east of Moscow when they resisted arrest. … Read more