29 Jul 2015

Reports: ISIS planning to attack India

“Reports suggest that the Islamic State or Daesh is planning to attack India for provoking an an Armageddon-like confrontation with the US, IS-related Urdu language documents state.” Source: Reports: ISIS planning to attack India – Khaama Press (KP) | Afghan News Agency

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29 Jul 2015

Nigerian army liberates dozens of women and children held by Boko Haram

“Nigeria’s army said Tuesday it had liberated 30 hostages held by Boko Haram, including 21 children and seven women, amid ongoing offensives against the extremists in the country’s northeast.” Source: Africa – Nigerian army liberates dozens of women and children held by Boko Haram – France 24

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29 Jul 2015

Anti-Boko Haram force ‘to cross borders to fight’

“Multinational troops fighting Boko Haram in West Africa will be able to pursue the militants across borders, Nigeria’s presidential spokesman says.” Source: Anti-Boko Haram force ‘to cross borders to fight’ – BBC News

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28 Jul 2015

Secret plan to put troops on streets of Britain to fight jihadis in a terror attack

“A top secret plan for the mass deployment of armed troops on the streets of Britain in the wake of a major terrorist attack can be revealed for the first time today. More than 5,000 heavily armed soldiers would be sent to inner cities if Islamic State or other fanatics

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28 Jul 2015

White House eyes $465M for African counterterror efforts

“The White House on Monday announced it plans to provide $465 million for counterterrorism programs in Africa, as long as Congress allocates enough funding. In conjunction with President Obama’s historic tour of Africa, the administration released a fact sheet that said it plans to work with lawmakers to get new

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27 Jul 2015

Obama commits U.S. to intensified fight against terrorists in East Africa

“President Obama on Saturday committed the United States to an intensified fight against terrorists in East Africa, announcing here that his administration would expand support for counterterrorism operations in Kenya and Somalia, including increased training and funding for Kenya’s security forces.” Source: Obama commits U.S. to intensified fight against terrorists

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27 Jul 2015

Mosul Takeover Netted ISIS Up to $1B in Cash, US Official Says

“ISIS netted between $500 million and $1 billion in cash when it took over Iraq’s second largest city in 2014, a top Obama administration official said Thursday. Daniel Glaser, the U.S. Treasury’s assistant secretary for terror financing, told participants at the Aspen Security Forum that when ISIS swept through the

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26 Jul 2015

At least 15 dead after blast at market in northern Nigeria

“A blast set off by a female suicide bomber tore through a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Damaturu on Sunday, killing at least 15 people, a police spokesman said.” Source: At least 15 dead after blast at market in northern Nigeria: police | Reuters

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26 Jul 2015

Fresh Attack in Cameroon Kills at Least 20

“At least 20 people have been declared dead and 70 wounded after a suicide bombing late Saturday in the Cameroon town of Maroua. Officials say the suicide bomber was a 13-year-old girl.” Source: Fresh Attack in Cameroon Kills at Least 20

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26 Jul 2015

Al Shabaab kill three people in Somali capital, including politician

“Somali militant group Al Shabaab said it had carried out two attacks in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday in which gunmen killed a lawmaker and his bodyguard as well as an official from the prime minister’s office.” Source: Al Shabaab kill three people in Somali capital, including politician |

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