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... a little-known band of militants affiliated to ISIS launched a co-ordinated gun and bomb assault on Jakarta's Thamrin business district, killing four people. The shadowy group which carried-out the attack was later revealed to be Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD); one of several domestic militant groups ...
Militants from the groups Jaysh al-Islam and Forces of Martyr Ahmad al-Abdo handed over heavy weaponry to the Syrian army in Eastern Qalamoun in Syria's province of ... Earlier, local media reported that Syrian government forces had found large amounts of Militant weapons in the city of Dumayr. army

BEIRUT, April 24 (Xinhua) -- Lebanon's Internal Security Forces (ISF) announced Tuesday the arrest of an Islamic State (IS) militant in the northern town of Zgharta. The militant was arrested shortly after he entered Lebanon in early April as part of the ISF operation to identify and seize cadres and militants ... army
But the militant threat in the southern Philippines lingers, and underlying grievances driving the militancy remain largely unaddressed. At some point, the goodwill generated by the militants' defeat in Marawi City is going to run out, and the tenuous peace currently presiding over Mindanao will be tested ... army
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced, in December, full liberation of Iraqi lands, declaring end of war against IS members. Islamic State continues to launch sporadic attacks across Iraq against security troops. Security reports indicate that the militant group still poses threat against stability in the ... army
The troops also managed to seize a weapons depot owned by the militant group in al-Karma district, concluded the source. In December 2015, Iraq announced the liberation of Ramadi city from Islamic State following a fierce battle between Iraqi troops and IS militants. Iraq declared the collapse of Islamic ... army

Two security personnel—including an Army jawan and a Jammu and Kashmir policeman of the Special Operations Group—and a militant were on Tuesday killed in the ongoing encounter between security forces and militants in Tral forest area. In the fierce exchange of fire, an Army soldier and a ... army
Hundreds of civilians living in a militant-held pocket of southern Damascus were caught in fierce clashes between Russian-backed Syrian government forces and militant groups controlling southern Damascus neighborhoods. Syrian government forces launched a military operation five days ago to seize ... army
By Emma Amaize. YENAGOA—NIGER Delta agitators, yesterday, urged the Nigerian Army, renowned worldwide for its professionalism, to use its expertise to deal with the militia causing carnage daily in the country, which President Muhammadu Buhari identified as mercenaries trained and armed by ... army
Islamic State militants decapitated three brothers in Chaparhar district, its traditional stronghold in eastern Nangarhar province, officials told VOA. “Nisar, Naeem and Abul Wahab, all working in the medical profession, did not have any links to the Afghan government,” Attullah Khogyani Nangarhar, ... army
Used to drop relatively small explosives onto Iraqi, Kurdish and Turkish forces, they allowed ISIS to score the first-ever kill for a militant group using an offensive drone. ISIS also fielded single-use explosive drones, flown to the target and detonated. The group also released footage of fixed-wing drones.
SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, April 24 (Xinhua) -- Four militants, an Indian army trooper, and a policeman were killed Tuesday in a fierce gunfight in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said. A trooper wounded in the stand-off was immediately sent to an army base hospital in Srinagar, ...
THE El-Zkout-Es Sider crude oil pipeline, owed by the al-Waha oil company, was set on fire by unidentified militants in Libya's Tripolitania region on 21 April, Reuters reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but security officials stated that Islamic State's Wilayat Tarabulus had ...
ONE man was kidnapped by unidentified militants from the village of Moolu Pinjora in Shopian district in India's Jammu and Kashmir state on 15 April, the Daily Excelsior reported. The militants shot the man in the leg, wounding him, but released him later that day. No group immediately ... Jammu
Mohammad Habibzada. WASHINGTON -- Islamic State militants decapitated three brothers in Chaparhar district, its traditional stronghold in eastern Nangarhar province, officials told VOA. "Nisar, Naeem and Abul Wahab, all working in the medical profession, did not have any links to the ...
A total of 42 militants were “neutralized” as part of counter-terror operations across Turkey over the past week, the Interior Ministry said on April 23. Turkish authorities often use the word “neutralized” in their statements to imply that the militants in question either surrendered or were killed or captured.

Egypt's army launched a major offensive against the militants on February 9 in the northern Sinai Peninsula, in an attempt to neutralise a local branch of ISIS. More than 100 of the rebels and at least 30 government troops have been killed since the operation, dubbed "Sinai 2018," was launched, according ...
Teachers are expected to do their jobs for the love of it. For years now, that has meant getting by with tattered, aged textbooks, in buildings that are falling apart, and spending their own money on toilet paper, food, hygiene items, and socks for students, even as their own wages fall and their health insurance ...
Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) – Iraq has vowed to probe alleged sexual harassment of wives and children of Islamic State (IS) militants, who were placed at displacement camps in Nineveh and Kirkuk provinces. “The Ministry of Migration and Displacement has directed two of its branches in Nineveh and Kirkuk ...
It also draws no conclusion about whether villagers in Tongo Tongo, where the U.S. team stopped for water and supplies, alerted ISIS militants to American forces in the area. Still, questions remain about whether higher-level commanders — if given the chance — would have approved the mission, ...
A military expert and a former member of the UN's biological commission said equipment found in the militants' chemical warehouse discovered by Russian forces in Douma was made in UK or Germany. “The equipment found in the laboratory, including the chemical reactor, and shown in the video was ...
It also draws no conclusion about whether villagers in Tongo Tongo, where the US team stopped for water and supplies, alerted ISIS militants to American forces in the area. Still, questions remain about whether higher-level commanders — if given the chance — would have approved the mission, ...
Five outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants have been “neutralized” in an airstrike on April 18 in northern Iraq, the Turkish military stated on April 18. The Turkish General Staff said air operations had been conducted against the PKK in the Zap region of northern Iraq, in which three targets were ...
HEART - Taliban militants ambushed a checkpoint in western Afghanistan, killing at least nine policemen, officials said Friday, in the latest attack on the country's beleaguered security forces. Two other policemen were killed and four wounded by a roadside bomb en route to the checkpoint to provide ...
500 Jaysh al-Islam* militants who were earlier evacuated from Eastern Ghouta, plan to go to Yemen, according to the pan-Arabic satellite television channel Al Mayadeen. It cited its own source as saying that the terrorists first intend to illegally arrive in Saudi Arabia, from where they will try to enter Yemen.
""The Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties and units of the Russian military police continue efforts to organize exit of militants from illegal armed groups and members of their families from the city of Douma via the humanitarian corridor near the settlement of Muhayam al-Wafidin. During the ...
MOSUL, Iraq — Authorities in Mosul have buried more than 1,000 bodies in a mass grave in a desert valley outside the city, most of them believed to be militants from the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, according to a provincial official. More remains are being dug out of the rubble of the district ...
We were accused of being heretics because we are military personnel and we have been protecting our motherland," Ali Barhum told Sputnik. Barhum was kidnapped by the militants in the city of Adra Iabor in Eastern Ghouta five years ago and taken to the town of Douma. "The men had to dig underground ...
The Jaysh al-Islam militants' leader Muhammad Allush reportedly expressed indignation of the US-led strikes via Twitter and called it a "farce." The strikes were launched in response to the alleged chemical attack in Douma, a city located in the Eastern Ghouta anclave near Damascus, which the West ...
OSCE: Militants in Donbas want to flood coal mine, one of 1979 Soviet nuclear test sites ... Monitors from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine have reported the militants want to flood the Yunkom mine in the town of Bunhe, which is 43 kilometers north-east of the temporarily occupied city ...
Militants kidnapped a civilian and injured three of his relatives in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday. Suspected militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba barged into the house of one Farooq Ahmad Parray at Hajin on Monday night and opened fire on inmates, a police spokesman said.
Twenty people have been killed in Indian Kashmir during clashes between police and suspected militants, as well as during protests. Many civilians support a rebel .... Indian government police and troops have killed the head of a Pakistan-based militant group in Indian-administered Kashmir. Tensions in the disputed ...
SRI NAGAR: Militant numbers in Shopian in south Kashmir grew fourfold after the killing of 21-year-old Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in July 2016, and 11 of the 12 ultras killed in Sunday's encounters in the Dragad and Kachudoora areas of the district had joined militancy last year, police ...
Armed militants injured three civilians and abducted an inmate after barging into a civilian house in Bandipora's Hajin, 30 km from Srinagar. A police official said four militants of the Lashkar-e-Taiba barged into the house of Farooq Ahmad Parrey at 10:10 p.m in Hajin. "The militants used knives and guns ...
Separatists in Indian-administered Kashmir called for a shutdown Monday in the strife-torn state to protest deadly clashes with security forces the day before that killed 13 rebels, four civilians and three soldiers. Security has been increased in the region, ahead of more expected skirmishes. Schools and ...
Anbar (Iraqinews.com) – Iraqi security forces killed on Monday 65 militants of the Islamic State (IS) group in a well-established ambush in Anbar province, according to a military source. Speaking to ... Security reports indicate that the militant group still poses a threat against stability in the country. The surge ...
SHOPIAN, Kashmir — An Indian Army operation against militants fighting Indian rule in the Muslim-majority Kashmir Valley killed at least 12 militants on Sunday, the largest one-day ... The insurgency accelerated after Indian forces killed a charismatic militant leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, in July 2016.
Five militants were later confirmed dead in an encounter in Kachdora near Shopian. The series of encounters is one of the biggest anti-militant operations in a single day since a fresh wave of militancy started in South Kashmir about two years ago, after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan ...
Eleven militants, three soldiers and two civilians were killed in three gunfights and clashes in south Kashmir's Shopian and Anantnag districts on Sunday. Over 100 civilians were injured in clashes that erupted near the gunfight sites while a militant surrendered before the forces. Director General of Police ...
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Israel will target militant groups inside Gaza if violence along the territory's border with Israel drags on, the chief military spokesman warned Saturday, a day after 15 Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire in the area's deadliest violence in four years. Brig. Gen. Ronen Manelis ...
The humanitarian operation on the evacuation of the Failaq al-Rahman militant group from Eastern Ghouta has successfully finished, the Russian center ... The statement comes after earlier in the day, the center reported that a total of 153,140 people, including 40,000 militants and their families had been ...
"A total of 41,126 militants and their family members left the settlements of Erbin, Jobar, Ein Tarma and Zamalka," Yevtushenko said. "All of them, accompanied by vehicles of security services of the Syrian Arab Republic, ambulance vehicles of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and Russian military police ...
Six militants and two Egyptian soldiers were killed last week during a sweeping operation against ISIS militants in the Sinai Peninsula, the army said on Sunday. The army launched the campaign on February 9 after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who this week won a second term, gave it a ...
Two Chinese militants were killed in an operation by Afghan military forces in the country's northeast on Friday, which left at least seven people dead and 13 ... The Afghan government said earlier there were as many as 21 militant groups operating in Afghanistan, including the East Turkestan Islamic ...
A total of 3,820 militants have been "neutralized" since the start of Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin region, the Turkish military said in a statement on March 31. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the militants in question either surrendered or were killed or ...
In July 2016, suspected JMB militants stormed a Dhaka cafe and massacred 22 hostages, including 18 foreigners, in an assault claimed by Islamic State. Bangladesh has been waging a campaign against JMB and other home-grown militant outfits in the wake of the attacks. Security forces have shot dead ...
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The ministry added that 5,453 militants and their families had been transported on Sunday to the Idlib province by 81 buses. The safety of the route was ensured by the Syrian police under the supervision of the officers of the Russian reconciliation center and representatives of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent ...
Last year, the country's president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, declared war on the militant group even as he offered amnesty to its fighters, whom he ... In 2017, the Pentagon presented the White House with an operational plan that envisioned at least two more years of combat against Islamic militants ...


 

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