03 Jul 2015

Morocco breaks up militant cell linked to Islamic State

“Morocco said on Thursday security forces had dismantled an Islamist militant cell affiliated to the Islamic State group, including members with knowledge in handling weapons and explosives.” Source: Morocco breaks up militant cell linked to Islamic State | Reuters

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03 Jul 2015

Twin blasts kill 10 in northeast Nigeria

“Two suicide bomb blasts along a highway in northeast Nigeria killed at least 10 people on Thursday afternoon, state police said, the latest in a string of almost daily attacks by suspected Islamist militants.” Source: Twin blasts kill 10 in northeast Nigeria: police | Reuters

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02 Jul 2015

Chad forces arrest Boko Haram leader, hold 74 others

“Chad’s chief prosecutor says that security forces have arrested one of the leaders of the Nigerian extremist group, Boko Haram. Prosecutor Alhassim Khamis said in a statement on Monday that Bahna Fanaye, whose alias is Mahamat Moustapha, was apprehended on Sunday, along with two others. He said Fanaye co-ordinated the

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02 Jul 2015

Pakistan Al-Qaeda Leader Reportedly Killed In Raid

“A Pakistani official says the head of Al-Qaeda in the country is among four militants killed in a police raid in the eastern province of Punjab. “ Source: Pakistan Al-Qaeda Leader Reportedly Killed In Raid

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01 Jul 2015

Businessman Babuji Ya’ari arrested in Boko Haram abduction of 273 Chibok schoolgirls

“Nigerian soldiers have arrested a businessman accused of ‘participating actively’ in the mass abduction last year by Boko Haram of 273 schoolgirls in the village of Chibok, AP reports. Babuji Ya’ari headed a ‘terrorist intelligence cell’ for the Islamic extremists while masquerading as a member of a youth vigilante self-defense

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01 Jul 2015

Gunman at Tunisian Beach Hotel Trained With Museum Attackers

“The gunman who massacred 38 foreign tourists at a beachside hotel on Friday trained with a militant group in Libya this year alongside two Tunisians who later killed 22 people at the national museum, security officials confirmed on Tuesday.” Source: Gunman at Tunisian Beach Hotel Trained With Museum Attackers –

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01 Jul 2015

Suicide attack targets NATO convoy in Afghanistan, 2 dead

“The Taliban launched a suicide car bomb attack on a NATO military convoy in Afghanistan’s capital on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding 26 others, including two U.S. soldiers, officials said.” Source: Suicide attack targets NATO convoy in Afghanistan, 2 dead

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01 Jul 2015

ISIS Allies Target Hamas and Energize Gaza Extremists

“One bomb hit a Hamas security checkpoint in northern Gaza. A few days later, another exploded in a trash can. Another blew up next to a Gaza City high-rise, and a small one targeted a chicken store owned by a Hamas intelligence official, Saber Siyam. The four attacks in May

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01 Jul 2015

ISIS By Numbers: High Cost Of Fighting World’s Deadliest Terrorists

“In the year since ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a newly found Caliphate, the U.S. has spent at least $2.4 billion to beat back extremist organization while the group grows its coffers, territory and military prowess. That comes out to about $9 million a day. And the total price

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30 Jun 2015

France pursues terrorism charge against beheading suspect

“A man who beheaded his boss, pinned the head on a fence and tried to blow up an industrial gas plant will be investigated on terrorism charges, France’s chief public prosecutor said on Tuesday, dismissing the suspect’s claim that his act was not motivated by connections with Islamist militants. Prosecutor

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