Suicide bomber claims more lives in Baghdad

A suicide bomber has struck a Shi’ite religious observance earlier today, killing at least two people and wounding four. There has been no immediate claim by any terrorist group, however the attack bear many similarities to assaults carried out by Islamic State. The attack comes a day after another suicide bomber belonging to Islamic state … Read more

3 soldiers killed by PKK bomb attack in SE Turkey

Three Turkish soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb attack in southeastern Turkish province of Madrin, Milliyet News reported. The bomb attack occurred when the military vehicle was driving near Mazidagi village of Mardin on Mardin-Diyarbakir high way.Three soldiers were killed and some others injured according to initial reports. The injured soldiers were sent to … Read more

Islamic State’s latest attacks in Iraq kill 55 people and wound at least 44

55 people were killed in Iraq in three attacks claimed by Islamic State. The targets of the attacks were a Shi’ite religious gathering, police check point and the family of a Sunni paramilitary leader opposed to Islamic State. Islamic State’s latest attacks in a long series of assaults which have been intensifying since the extremist … Read more

12 Turkish soldiers wounded in PKK roadside bomb attacks

Kurdish militants have detonated roadside bombs in two separate attacks in Turkish Kurdistan (southeastern Turkey), wounding 12 soldiers, according to Turkey’s state-run news agency. Eight Turkish soldiers were hurt when an improvised explosive device planted by the rebels of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, went off on a road in the province of Van … Read more

Nigeria’s Boko Haram frees 21 kidnapped Chibok girls after 2-1/2 years

Jihadist group Boko Haram has freed 21 of more than 200 girls it kidnapped in April 2014 in the northern Nigerian town of Chibok, after mediation by Switzerland and the International Red Cross. Around 270 girls were taken from their school in Chibok in the remote northeastern Borno state, where Boko Haram has waged a … Read more

Algerian forces kill commander of Islamic State affiliate behind French murder

Algerian soldiers have killed two Islamist militants including one who security sources said was a senior commander with an Islamic State-allied group that kidnapped and beheaded a French tourist two years ago. Troops killed the two suspects, known by the names of Abu Doujana and Abderrahmane, in an ambush in Oued Zehour in Skikda region … Read more

Eight al Qaeda TTP terrorists killed in encounter in Punjab

Eight al Qaeda TTP terrorists planning to carry out strikes in Shujaabad near Multan have been killed by a Counter Terrorism Squad during a raid of suspect’s house. Eight terrorists, affiliated with al Qaeda and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), were killed in a joint encounter by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Police and intelligence agencies in Tonmi … Read more

Eight killed in female suicide bomb attack in NE Nigeria

Eight people were killed Wednesday when a suspected female suicide bomber detonated her explosives in a taxi close to a camp housing displaced people in northeast Nigeria, officials said. Police said the body of the suspected woman bomber was believed to have been among others found on the roadside in Maiduguri, the capital of northeast … Read more

Iran Foils Terrorist Attack on Religious Events

Iran’s security forces arrested a number of foreign Takfiri terrorists in the southern province of Fars, confiscating over 100 kilograms of explosive material the terrorists planned to use in attacks on Shiite mourning ceremonies, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi announced. Speaking to IRIB on Wednesday evening, Alawi said the intelligence forces, in cooperation with the security … Read more