Monthly Archives: April 2013

United States

President Obama suggested that Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were “self-radicalized.” The FBI is said to be seeking information on nearly a dozen persons of interest in the case. A senior Saudi Arabian official said his government warned the US and the UK about Tamerlan in 2012 and denied him entry to […]



Afghanistan

The Taliban killed three ISAF soldiers and nine Afghan civilians in bombings in the south and north, and freed 10 Afghan soldiers who were captured in Badakhshan. Video of yesterday’s plane crash at Bagram has emerged on the Internet.


Iraq

Insurgents killed six Iraqis in bombings in Baghdad and Nahmudiyah. Tribes in Anbar handed over 16 al Qaeda operatives to the government. Security forces captured eight al Qaeda fighters in Babil.


Syria

Obama preparing to send lethal arms to Syrian opposition, officials say


Palestinian Territories

A Palestinian terrorist from Fatah’s Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, who was recently released from prison, stabbed to death an Israeli citizen in the West Bank. Israeli settlers rioted in response to the stabbing. Palestinians and Israeli security forces clashed in the West Bank following the attack. Hamas called on the Palestinian Authority to end its […]


Israel

The Israeli Air Force targeted and killed a member of the Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem who was involved in a recent rocket attack from the Sinai. The IDF called up 2,000 reservists for a surprise drill in the north of the country.