Niger Forces Kill 57 Members Of Boko Haram: Defence Ministry

Niger Military Killed Boko Haram Members Niger security forces killed 57 members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram who attacked a village in the southeastern Diffa region overnight, the defence ministry said in a statement. The ministry said fifteen soldiers and two civilians were wounded during the attack by heavily armed men in Gueskerou village,…

Turkish President, Trump Agree To Fight Jointly Against Islamic State

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call overnight to act jointly against Islamic State in the Syrian towns of al-Bab and Raqqa, both controlled by the militants, Turkish presidency sources said on Wednesday. The two leaders discussed issues including a safe zone in Syria, the refugee crisis and…

Turkish cops nab main suspect of New Year nightclub attack

The main suspect of a New Year nightclub attack in the city of Istanbul which claimed the lives of 39 people and wounded dozens more has been arrested by Turkish police in the city’s Esenyurt district. The suspect who had operated under the cover name Abu Muhammed Horasani, was caught in a hideout with his…

Turkey police arrest 5 suspects in connection to nightclub attack

Five suspected Islamic State group militants believed to be linked to the attack on the Reina club in Istanbul, Turkey have been arrested by police in the Aegean port city of Izmir. The detained suspects are believed to be members of Islamic State group militants and were arrested following on-going operations and raids according to…

Iraqi Kids Resume School, Dump ISIS Textbooks

Iraqi Children return to School after devastating experience with ISIS (Photo: Internet) Thousands of Iraqi children have returned back to school and have been re-issued with standard Iraqi textbooks. The schools have been painted and classrooms fill to capacity as many children return back to school including pupils from the northern town of Qayyara. However,…

ISIS knife-man stabs 2 Indonesian police officers

In the latest series of attacks involving militant groups, a suspected Islamic State knifeman stabbed and wounded two police officers in the Indonesian capital city of Jakarta. The knifeman who allegedly put an IS sticker on a building near a police post, was however shot and injured in the attack. Read also: Unhappy with sibling,…

Mosul battle: U.S. expects Islamic State to wield chemical weapons

US President Barack Obama The United States expects Islamic State to use crude chemical weapons as it tries to repel an Iraqi-led offensive on the city of Mosul, U.S. officials say, although adding that the group’s technical ability to develop such weapons is highly limited. U.S. forces have begun to regularly collect shell fragments to…