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Pakistan:18 suspected militants killed in North Waziristan US drone attack
16th Jul 2014

Pakistan:18 suspected militants killed in North Waziristan US drone attack

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 18 suspected militants were killed on Wednesday in a US drone attack in the North Waziristan tribal region’s Dattakhel area. Intelligence sources said the drone fired missiles on a … Continued

US: Security tightened on electronics for US-bound flights
7th Jul 2014

US: Security tightened on electronics for US-bound flights

  The US Transportation Security Administration has said it will not allow powerless cell phones or electronic devices on US-bound flights. Officials are concerned the devices could be used as a bomb.   US-bound travelers from Europe and the Middle … Continued

Nigeria: Bombing in northeastern Nigeria leaves 10 dead
29th Jun 2014

Nigeria: Bombing in northeastern Nigeria leaves 10 dead

  Police in the northern Nigerian city of Bauchi say they are searching for the reason for a deadly blast overnight. The explosion wracked a local brothel. No claim of responsibility has yet been made. An explosion in the Nigerian … Continued

Nigeria: Deadly shopping mall explosion kills dozens
26th Jun 2014

Nigeria: Deadly shopping mall explosion kills dozens

Dozens are feared dead in an apparent bombing at a shopping center in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, although Boko Haram militants are suspected of carrying out the attack.   The huge explosion tore … Continued

Lebanon: Suicide bomber detonates self inside Beirut hotel, one killed
26th Jun 2014

Lebanon: Suicide bomber detonates self inside Beirut hotel, one killed

    [Firefighters put out flames after a suicide bomber ignited himself on the third floor of the Duroy Hotel in Beirut  (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)]   A suicide bomber blew himself up as security forces raided his hotel room in … Continued

Battle of social media between ISIS and #NO2ISIS campaign goes viral
25th Jun 2014

Battle of social media between ISIS and #NO2ISIS campaign goes viral

Sara Asaria, London (The Muslim News) A propaganda war is escalating across the social media between members of the ISIS and a growing number of its opponents, who are publicly countering the terrorist organization through a successful #NO2ISIS campaign. ISIS, … Continued

Lebanon: France confirms citizen arrested in Beirut hotel raid
25th Jun 2014

Lebanon: France confirms citizen arrested in Beirut hotel raid

    France confirmed Tuesday one of its nationals had been arrested in Lebanon on suspicion of planning an attack. Lebanese security forces on Friday detained 17 people in two hotels in Beirut following a tip-off that attacks by a … Continued

Lebanon: Car bomb kills one at checkpoint in southern Beirut
24th Jun 2014

Lebanon: Car bomb kills one at checkpoint in southern Beirut

    [Photo: Car bomb in the southern Beirut suburb of Tayouneh]   A car bomb shook southern Beirut on Monday night, residents said. Initial reports by Al-Jadeed said that the explosion was caused by a car bomb at a … Continued

Lebanon: Suicide bomber kills policeman at East Lebanon checkpoint
21st Jun 2014

Lebanon: Suicide bomber kills policeman at East Lebanon checkpoint

  [Photo: Security forces secure the site of a suicide blast in East Lebanon (Photo: Marwan Bou Haidar)]   A suicide bomber blew himself up at a police checkpoint in eastern Lebanon Friday, killing one policeman and injuring over 30 … Continued

Pakistan: US drones kill four in North Waziristan
18th Jun 2014

Pakistan: US drones kill four in North Waziristan

  PESHAWAR, (The News): US drones targeted a compound and a vehicle in Danday Darpa Khel  in North Waziristan early Wednesday morning.   Sources add, as many as four people were killed in the strike in the suburbs of Miranshah, … Continued

Kenya: Al-Shabab claims responsibility for attack which killed 48
17th Jun 2014

Kenya: Al-Shabab claims responsibility for attack which killed 48

      Al-Shabab militants have claimed responsibility for the attack on a Kenyan coastal city popular with tourists. Al-Qaeda’s Somali affiliate declared Kenya a warzone and warned tourists against visiting the country. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility on Monday for the  … Continued

Iraq: Hundreds killed in Iraq, US urges al-Maliki to do more to fight sectarian violence
14th Jun 2014

Iraq: Hundreds killed in Iraq, US urges al-Maliki to do more to fight sectarian violence

The UN’s Human Rights Office warns of “acute vulnerability” for civilians in Iraq as hundreds have reportedly died. The US has called on Iraq’s prime minister to do more to fight sectarian violence.   “Reports suggest the number of people … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strikes kill 16 in N Waziristan in 24 hours
12th Jun 2014

Pakistan: US drone strikes kill 16 in N Waziristan in 24 hours

MIRANSHAH, (The News): At least 10 people were killed in a second drone strike in North Waziristan during last 24 hours that has increased the toll to 16, Geo News reported on Thursday.   Sources said the drone targeted a … Continued

Pakistan: 23 Shi’a Muslim pilgrims killed in Balochistan
9th Jun 2014

Pakistan: 23 Shi’a Muslim pilgrims killed in Balochistan

  [Photo: previous attack in Balochistan killing Shi’a Muslim pilgrims]   At least 23 Shia pilgrims returning from Iran were killed when militants attacked their buses in Pakistan’s troubled Balochistan province, officials said. The attack took place on Sunday when … Continued

Pakistan: 24 killed in Taliban attack on Karachi airport
9th Jun 2014

Pakistan: 24 killed in Taliban attack on Karachi airport

    KARACHI, (Dawn): Security forces said Monday they have relaunched a military operation at Karachi airport as gunfire resumed several hours after they announced the end of a militant siege that left 24 dead. Fresh gunfire was reported from … Continued

Nigeria: Boko Haram overruns three Borno villages, kills dozens, burns houses, churches
6th Jun 2014

Nigeria: Boko Haram overruns three Borno villages, kills dozens, burns houses, churches

James Bwala Maiduguri, (Nigerian Tribune with Agency Report): SUSPECTED Boko Haram militants killed dozens of civilians in three villages of Borno State, a security source and a relative of one of the victims said on Wednesday. Gunmen, in combat clothing riding … Continued

Belgium: Brussels shooting suspect in possession of guns, incriminating video
2nd Jun 2014

Belgium: Brussels shooting suspect in possession of guns, incriminating video

    Prosecutors in Belgium and France are confident they have found the man behind a shooting at the Jewish Museum in Belgium. The suspect detained was carrying weapons, an ISIL flag, and a video ‘claiming responsibility.’   Public prosecutors … Continued

Nigeria: 40 dead, many injured, at football fans bombing in Mubi
2nd Jun 2014

Nigeria: 40 dead, many injured, at football fans bombing in Mubi

    The number of casualties has not been confirmed in Nigeria, hours after reports of a deadly attack on football fans in the town of Mubi. Sources have not yet been able to confirm the venue where the blast … Continued

Afghanistan: Taliban US swap deal angers Karzai
2nd Jun 2014

Afghanistan: Taliban US swap deal angers Karzai

Afghan president Hamid Karzai has reacted angrily to a United States deal to swap five senior Taliban militants at Guantanamo Bay for an American soldier held captive by the Taliban for five years. The Afghan detainees were released from the … Continued

Belgium: Police detain suspect after Brussels shooting kills three
25th May 2014

Belgium: Police detain suspect after Brussels shooting kills three

    Police in Brussels have detained one suspect in the fatal shooting of three people at the city’s Jewish Museum. A manhunt for a second suspect is continuing. Two women and a man were killed in Saturday’s armed attack, … Continued

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