terrorism

Somalia Roadside Bomb Kills Nine and Injures Eight

Somalia Roadside Bomb Kills Nine and Injures Eight

Nine passengers died and eight were wounded when a bomb hit a mini-bus on the outskirts of capital Mogadishu this morning, police said.
Knife-wielding woman shot and killed by police, days after her brother was arrested for ISIS terror plot

Knife-wielding woman shot and killed by police, days after her brother was arrested for ISIS terror plot

Following the nationwide protests over the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, there is a laser focus on civilians who lost their lives in encounters with law enforcement. There was a police
Somalia Says Elections Set for Early 2021 Despite Virus Risk

Somalia Says Elections Set for Early 2021 Despite Virus Risk

A street-seller displays the toy guns he is selling as families shop for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr,in Mogadishu, Somalia on May 19.
Extremism Is on the Rise in West Africa. Education Is Suffering.

Extremism Is on the Rise in West Africa. Education Is Suffering.

A new report from Burkina Faso shows that rising violence is taking a toll for a generation of children.
Iran Warns U.S. on Naval Activity in the Gulf

Iran Warns U.S. on Naval Activity in the Gulf

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps unveiled scores of new and upgraded defensive speedboats with a warning to the U.S. that it won’t shy away from challenging American naval power.
China Approves Hong Kong Security Legislation, Defying Trump

China Approves Hong Kong Security Legislation, Defying Trump

Chinese lawmakers approved a proposal for sweeping new national security legislation in Hong Kong, defying a threat by U.S. President Donald Trump to respond strongly to a measure that democracy
UN Sees Possible War Crimes by Congo Militia With 296 Dead

UN Sees Possible War Crimes by Congo Militia With 296 Dead

At least 296 people have been killed in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo since October, many in acts of violence that may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, the United Nations
‘Crusader’s Nightmare’ or Not, Virus Threatens African Security

‘Crusader’s Nightmare’ or Not, Virus Threatens African Security

The outbreak complicates the fight against jihadists, even if it’s not the opportunity militants say it is.
Somali Refugee Indicted for Attempting to Join Islamic Terrorist Group

Somali Refugee Indicted for Attempting to Join Islamic Terrorist Group

A Somali-born naturalized United States citizen was indicted this week for allegedly attempting to join Islamic terrorist group al-Shabab.
Mike Pompeo Is the Worst Secretary of State Ever

Mike Pompeo Is the Worst Secretary of State Ever

Where’s the Republican uproar over what’s gone on under his watch?
House to Vote on Surveillance Bill After Trump Says He’s Opposed

House to Vote on Surveillance Bill After Trump Says He’s Opposed

The House plans to vote Wednesday on legislation to aid federal tracking of suspected terrorists and spies even as President Donald Trump called for “all Republican House members” to oppose it.
Experts Sound Warning of Biological Terror in Wake of Coronavirus

Experts Sound Warning of Biological Terror in Wake of Coronavirus

Security experts from the Council of Europe have warned of the possibility of biological terror in the wake of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, saying the outbreak has revealed societal
Al Qaeda and ISIS Had a Truce in Africa—Until They Didn’t

Al Qaeda and ISIS Had a Truce in Africa—Until They Didn’t

The Sahel region was inching toward stability, but conflict between local jihadi groups is threatening to bring back chaos.
ISIS Prisoners Threaten U.S. Mission in Northeastern Syria

ISIS Prisoners Threaten U.S. Mission in Northeastern Syria

Overcrowded, makeshift prisons and camps and fears of Covid-19 have led to two riots by hardened fighters.
ISIS Prisoners Threaten U.S. Mission in Northeastern Syria

ISIS Prisoners Threaten U.S. Mission in Northeastern Syria

Overcrowded, makeshift prisons and camps and fears of Covid-19 have led to two riots by hardened fighters.
Report: Texas Naval Base Jihadi Secured U.S. Citizenship Despite Living in Syria

Report: Texas Naval Base Jihadi Secured U.S. Citizenship Despite Living in Syria

An accused terrorist who allegedly opened fire on United States Navy personnel in Corpus Christi, Texas, was able to secure American citizenship through a little-known immigration loophole, a former
Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso Raze Jihadist Camp Near Border

Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso Raze Jihadist Camp Near Border

THIES, SENEGAL - FEBRUARY 19, 2020: Burkinabe special forces practiced responding to attacks at a military training exercise run by the United States in Thies, Senegal, on February 19, 2020. Soldiers
Afghan Sides Agree to Rare Cease-Fire During Eid al-Fitr

Afghan Sides Agree to Rare Cease-Fire During Eid al-Fitr

The Taliban’s announcement of a three-day cessation of violence, after months of intensifying attacks, was welcomed by President Ashraf Ghani.
Afghan Sides Agree to Rare Cease-Fire During Eid al-Fitr

Afghan Sides Agree to Rare Cease-Fire During Eid al-Fitr

President Ashraf Ghani welcomed the Taliban’s announcement of a three-day cessation of violence after months of intensifying attacks.
Kosovo Albanians Charged with Joining the Islamic State

Kosovo Albanians Charged with Joining the Islamic State

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) - Kosovo prosecutors on Friday filed terrorism charges against two ethnic Albanian women for allegedly joining the Islamic State group in Syria.