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East Libyan forces claim control of central Benghazi neighborhood.

East Libyan forces said they had gained control on Saturday over one of two remaining districts of Benghazi where they faced armed resistance. The advance

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Homeland Security announces two counterextremism grants for Minnesota.

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and a Minneapolis nonprofit will receive grants from a federal program called Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) that was previously in

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Somali FM Hopes Turkish Overseas Military Camp to Boost Country’s Army.
- Jun 24, 2017
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The statement comes after media reports saying that Turkey's largest military base abroad would be opened in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu in April with the construction costs ...
US wanted terror leader may have fled Philippine city: army.
- Jun 24, 2017
One of America's most wanted terrorists may have escaped a five-week battle with Islamist militants in a southern Philippine city, which began with a raid to capture him, the military ...
Bomber planning to attack Mecca’s Grand Mosque blows himself up: ministry.
- Jun 24, 2017
Saudi security forces on Friday foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew ...
Turkey’s military training camp in Somalia to open soon.
- Jun 23, 2017
Somali foreign minister says military training camp will help the Horn of Africa country to renew its national army. ANKARA - The Somali foreign minister on Friday lauded a Turkish military ...
Bomber sows death among civilians fleeing Mosul.
- Jun 23, 2017
A suicide bomber blew himself up Friday among civilians fleeing the Old City of Mosul, where increasingly desperate jihadists are mounting a bloody last stand. The carnage came just over a ...
Blackwater founder’s FSG signs security deal with Somali region.
- Jun 22, 2017
Frontier Services Group (FSG) , co-founded by Erik Prince who created the U.S. security firm Blackwater, said on Thursday it would provide logistics, aviation and security services for a regional ...
20 dead as car bomb hits bank in southern Afghanistan.
- Jun 22, 2017
Twenty people were killed Thursday when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah city as government employees were queueing to withdraw salaries, the latest bloody attack ...
Syria conflict: US jet ‘downs Iranian-made drone’.
- Jun 21, 2017
A US jet has shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by forces backing the Syrian government in the south of the country, American officials say. The drone was thought to be ...
Brussels bomb suspect was Moroccan and ‘known to police’.
- Jun 21, 2017
A man suspected of setting off a bomb at Brussels Central Station on Tuesday has been identified as a 36-year-old Moroccan from a city district that has spawned a number ...
Iraqi forces advance in Mosul Old City, rescue civilians.
- Jun 20, 2017
Iraqi forces said Tuesday they were fighting fierce battles with the Islamic State group and rescuing escaping civilians as they pursued their offensive against Mosul's jihadist-held Old City. Staff Lieutenant General ...
UK police question ‘troubled’ anti-Muslim van attacker.
- Jun 20, 2017
Police on Tuesday questioned a man suspected of deliberately mowing down Muslims in London, as the interior minister said Britain was "bruised but not broken" by a string of terror ...
Paris attacker, on terror watchlist, had gun licence.
- Jun 20, 2017
Questions arose Tuesday over how a known radical Islamist who rammed a car laden with weapons and gas canisters into a police van on Paris's Champs-Elysees was able to hold ...
IS battles to keep US-backed Syria force from Raqa Old City.
- Jun 13, 2017
Islamic State group jihadists waged fierce battles Tuesday in their Syrian stronghold Raqa in a bid to repel US-backed fighters advancing towards the walls of the Old City. The Kurdish and ...
TOP NEWS:- Mattis: Blockade of Qatar a ‘very complex situation’.
- Jun 13, 2017
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday that the blockade against Qatar by Gulf states including Saudi Arabia was a “very complex situation” and it was an area where ...
Kenya: Police thwart terror attack and arrest six.
- Jun 12, 2017
Kenyan and Somali security agencies have thwarted a terrorist attack inside Kenya and arrested six suspects. Two of the suspects were Kenyans ferrying bombs into Kenya before they were intercepted in ...
PRESS STATEMENT:- Somali Special Forces Strike Destroys Alshabab Training Base in Middle Jubba.
- Jun 11, 2017
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s statement on the dawn strike on Alshabab training base near Sakow. “Earlier today, I authorized our special forces with the support of our international partners to conduct ...
AFRICOM Imam leads first Iftar with U.S., SNA leaders.
- Jun 11, 2017
The setting sun over the western skies of Mogadishu, Somalia, on June 5, 2017, not only signaled the end of the daily fasting over the month of Ramadan, but also ...
Three US soldiers killed in Afghan ‘insider attack’.
- Jun 11, 2017
An Afghan commando who opened fire on American troops killed three of them and wounded another, US and Afghan officials said, in an insider attack that was claimed by the ...

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