Libya: How the US and Turkey agreed to share a captured Russian defence system

By Samer Al-Atrush Russian Pantsir-SA missile and artillery weapon systems drive during the Victory Day Parade in Red Square in Moscow, Russia 24 June 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov When militias allied to the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli stormed Khalifa Haftar’s Al-Watiya air base in western Libya on 18 May 2020, they captured a valuable … Continue reading Libya: How the US and Turkey agreed to share a captured Russian defence system

Boko Haram claims deadly rocket attack on Nigerian city

The wreckage of a car hit by an attack led by Boko Haram members is seen surrounded by residents of the Adam Kolo district of Maiduguri on February 24, 2021.Stringer | AFP By AFP Kano The Boko Haram jihadist group on Thursday claimed responsibility for a rocket attack earlier in the week on Nigeria's northeastern city … Continue reading Boko Haram claims deadly rocket attack on Nigerian city

Islamic State Khorasan Province Attack on Hazaras Endangers Pakistan’s Baluchistan Province

By: Syed Fazl-e Haider (source: hindustantimes.com) On January 3, 11 coal miners from the minority Hazara Shiite community were killed in Pakistan’s western Baluchistan province, reflecting the increasing security challenge in the restive province bordering Afghanistan and Iran. The attack also fuels sectarian tensions in Pakistan and raises concerns about the growing Islamic State (IS) presence … Continue reading Islamic State Khorasan Province Attack on Hazaras Endangers Pakistan’s Baluchistan Province

46 Taliban members killed in Afghanistan’s Kandahar prov.

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) ---The Afghan Ministry of Defense announced that 33 members of the Taliban were killed and 13 others were wounded in clashes with Afghan security forces in Kandahar province. Afghan Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Friday that 33 Taliban military forces were killed and 13 others were wounded in … Continue reading 46 Taliban members killed in Afghanistan’s Kandahar prov.

At least 14 killed at religious site in CAR: Amnesty

Central African Army soldiers inspect a looted military base in Bangassou that had been occupied by militiamen [File: Alexis Huguet/AFP] 25 Feb 2021 At least 14 people have been killed at a religious site in the Central African Republic (CAR) amid clashes between armed groups and security forces, according to material gathered by rights group … Continue reading At least 14 killed at religious site in CAR: Amnesty