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Kadyrov Denies Chechen Military Involvement in Ukraine Fighting




Special operations forces killed four suspected terrorists yesterday in Semender, near Makhachkala. The four men were allegedly planning attacks on May 9 Victory Day celebrations.




Central Asian jihadist group joins ISIS

Sabiri's Jamaat is led by a Dagestani and includes at least seventy fighters from Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and the Russian Caucasus.


Dagestani officials announced the conclusion of a counterterrorism operation in Khasavyurt in which three suspected militants, including a woman, were killed. A gunman shot a police officer in Khasavyurt prior to the raid.




Saudis, Chechens, Afghans killed during recent fighting in southern Yemen

Foreigners are said to make up the majority of the 37 al Qaeda fighters killed during Yemeni military operations in the southern province of Shabwa.


Special operations forces killed Rais Mingaleyev and Beslan Nazipov, two wanted militants linked to an assassination attempt on a mufti in Tatarstan in 2012, during a raid overnight on May 1. Another counterterrorism operation was launched in the Karabudakhkent district of Dagestan on April 29.




Former US diplomat warns of possible 'grave mistake' in Syria




Special operations forces killed up to five militants during a raid on two homes in the coastal city of Derbent in Dagestan; two officers were wounded. Authorities said the members of a "southern" terrorist group were planning attacks in Dagestan during May holidays.




A woman who shot at security forces during a counterterrorism raid in Khasavyurt in Dagestan was killed; the operation is said to be ongoing. Said Amirov, the former mayor of the Dagestani capital of Makhachkala, is being tried on murder and terrorism charges. A court in Bashkortostan convicted five members of the banned group Hizb ut-Tahrir, sentencing the organizer, local resident Vadim Khabirov, to two years in jail and imposing fines on the other four.




ISIS' 'Diyala Division' lauds foreign suicide bombers, including Dane

The Diyala Division praised 26 suicide bombers, including foreign fighters from Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Tajikistan, Chechnya, and Denmark.


Rebel videos show first US-made rockets in Syria




Masked gunmen assassinated an imam in rural Dagestan. Police arrested 22 protesters at an unauthorized rally in support of the former mayor of Makhachkala in Dagestan, who is accused terrorism and murder. Earlier this week, five Islamic militants, including ringleader Isa Khashagulgov, were sentenced to prison for a 2010 suicide bombing in North Ossetia that killed 20 people and injured over 200.




Russia Withheld Details on Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Boston Bombing Suspect, Report Says




US Troops May Be Sent to E Europe




Khamenei: Iran will never give up its nuclear program




NATO to triple Baltic air patrol from next month




Ukraine Crisis Exposes Gaps Between Berlin and NATO




Suspected Islamist militants killed four Russian soldiers and wounded seven more in a roadside bombing in Chechnya. A Russian jihadist website released videos featuring "Abdullah," a Chechen boxer, and Abu 'Issa al-Andalusi, a Portuguese soccer player, who died fighting in Islamist ranks in Syria. The video claimed that at the time he was killed, Abdullah was fighting alongside "our brother Abu Usama Ubeida al-Ansari."




Restoring Its Legacy, Moscow Invests In Future In Afghanistan




Military Cuts Render NATO Less Formidable as Deterrent to Russia