29 May 2015

Colombian Troops Defuse Car Bomb

“Army sappers neutralized a car packed with nearly a ton of explosives that a patrol encountered on a road in the southern province of Caqueta, the Colombian military said Thursday.” Source: Latin American Herald Tribune – Colombian Troops Defuse Car Bomb

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29 May 2015

Blast Wounds 3 UN Peacekeepers in Mali

“Three United Nations peacekeepers were wounded in northern Mali when a vehicle in a convoy escorting their commander and the force’s police commissioner hit a landmine on Thursday, officials said.” Source: Blast Wounds 3 UN Peacekeepers in Mali

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29 May 2015

At least ten killed in car bombs at two Baghdad hotels

“Car bombs at two hotels in Baghdad, the Iraqi capital, have killed at least 10 people, with dozens more wounded. The explosions occurred just before midnight (21:00 GMT) and were heard across the city centre.” Source: At least ten killed in car bombs at two Baghdad hotels – Al Jazeera

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29 May 2015

Saudi Arabian mosque hit by bomb attack

“A bomb has exploded outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, reportedly killing at least four people. “ Source: Saudi Arabian mosque hit by bomb attack – BBC News

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28 May 2015

Islamic State shoots dead 20 in Palmyra amphitheatre

“Islamic State militants shot dead around 20 men in an ancient amphitheatre in the Syrian city of Palmyra on Wednesday, accusing them of being government supporters, a group monitoring the conflict said.” Source: Islamic State shoots dead 20 in Palmyra amphitheatre: monitor – Yahoo News

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27 May 2015

Niger says arrested more than 600 people for Boko Haram links since February

“Niger has detained and charged 643 people since February for their links to the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram, Security Minister Hassoumi Massaoudou told parliament.” Source: Niger says arrested more than 600 people for Boko Haram links since February | Reuters

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27 May 2015

Singapore detains two ‘self-radicalized’ teens, one aimed to join Islamic State

“Singapore has detained two ‘self-radicalized’ teenagers, one of whom wanted to join Islamic State militants in Syria, under an internal security law that allows for detention without trial for two years, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Wednesday.” Source: Singapore detains two ‘self-radicalized’ teens, one aimed to join Islamic

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27 May 2015

Pakistani Security Forces Kill Seven Militants In Karachi

“A Pakistani military official says two raids by security forces in the port city of Karachi have killed seven militants. General Muhammad Khurram said on May 26 that the overnight raids came after reports that militants from the Pakistani Taliban planned to attack a security forces headquarters near the airport.”

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27 May 2015

4 Taliban militants die in attack in Afghan capital

“An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of Afghanistan’s capital ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban attackers, though no civilians or security personnel were injured or killed, an Afghan official said.” Source: 4 Taliban militants die in attack in Afghan

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27 May 2015

Multiple IS Suicide Attacks in Iraq’s Anbar Kill 17 Troops

“Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday.” Source: Multiple IS Suicide Attacks in

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