28 Sep 2016

More Attempts to Hack State Election Systems Detected, FBI Director Warns

“Over the past month, voter registration databases in states across the United States have continued to come under cyberassault by hackers, FBI Director James Comey warned lawmakers today. ‘There have been a variety of scanning activities, which is a preamble for potential intrusion activities, as well as some attempted intrusions

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28 Sep 2016

Orlando Terror Attack ‘Triggered’ by Pentagon Drone Strike

“Mateen killed 49 people during the attack on the Pulse, a gay nightclub, and wounded 53 others. Police eventually stormed the club and killed Mateen in a shootout after talks aimed at convincing him to surrender failed. During an exchange in the early morning hours of June 12, an Orlando

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28 Sep 2016

Investigators: Missile that Downed MH17 was Brought in from Russia

” Share Print International investigators say a Malaysian airliner that crashed over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 was shot down by a missile that was transported into the country from Russia. The findings released Wednesday confirm an earlier investigation by the Dutch Safety Board that concluded Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

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28 Sep 2016

Government shutdown looms as lawmakers spar over budget plan

“A 10-week budget extension to keep federal programs running through the November elections stalled in the Senate on Tuesday, raising the prospect of a government shutdown at the end of the week.” Source: Government shutdown looms as lawmakers spar over budget plan

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28 Sep 2016

Top ISIS leaders among 18 killed in East of Afghanistan

“At least 18 loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial police commandment said Wednesday that a commander of the terror group and a shadow judge were among those killed.” Source: Top ISIS

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28 Sep 2016

5 jihadi suspects arrested in Spain, Belgium, Germany

“Police in Spain, Belgium and Germany on Wednesday arrested five people suspected of forming a cell that spread propaganda and sought to recruit militants for the Islamic State armed group, officials said.” Source: 5 jihadi suspects arrested in Spain, Belgium, Germany

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28 Sep 2016

Somali Radio Journalist Shot Dead in Mogadishu

“Somali radio journalist Abdi Aziz Ali Haji has been shot dead in Mogadishu. Director of Shabelle radio Abukar Sheikh Mohamud told VOA that two men armed with pistols on a motorbike shot and killed Haji in Yaqshid district on Tuesday evening.” Source: Somali Radio Journalist Shot Dead in Mogadishu

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28 Sep 2016

At least 17 Somali soldiers killed in inter-regional fighting

“At least 17 soldiers were killed in clashes overnight between forces from two semi-autonomous regions of northern Somalia, local officials said on Wednesday. Soldiers in Puntland and Galmudug have clashed repeatedly over territory and political rivalries in recent years.” Source: At least 17 Somali soldiers killed in inter-regional fighting: officials

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28 Sep 2016

Kenya: Police Gun Down Terror Suspect

“Police in Mombasa had been tracking for two years the telephone conversations of the terror suspect they gunned down on Tuesday. Ismail Mohammed Shosi was shot dead after police raided the rental house he was hiding in in Mwandoni in Kisauni, Mombasa. Weapons were recovered.” Source: Kenya: Police Gun Down

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28 Sep 2016

US launches ‘self-defense strike’ against Shabaab in southern Somalia

“The Obama administration and US military leaders continue to attempt to hide direct combat operations behind the mission of advising and assisting the ‘counterterrorism operations’ of foreign governments and militaries. United States African Command, or AFRICOM, announced today that it launched what it described as ‘a self-defense strike’ against Shabaab,

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