Monthly Archives: July 2014


A teenage female suicide bomber detonated near the entrance to Kano State Polytechnic in Kano, killing herself and five other people, and injuring seven more. It is the fourth suicide bombing carried out by a young woman in less than a week. Authorities also detained a 10-year-old girl in Katsina state found with explosives strapped […]


ISIS-Baghdad fight over strategic town southwest of capital


Senior Kosovo Liberation Army Guerrilla Leaders Tied to Acts of Persecution After Civil War


Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula gunned down an infantry colonel as he was driving in Lawdar in Abyan province. The colonel led troops in an offensive against AQAP in Abyan in 2012. AQAP released photographs of the March 18 suicide attack on a military intelligence headquarters in Lahj.


An Islamic State suicide bomber destroyed a key bridge in Thar Thar that was used by the Iraqi military to keep Samarra resupplied. The military claimed it killed 14 “gunmen” in Fadhliyah and 10 Islamic State fighters north of Baqubah. A small Awakening force is said to be organizing in Mosul to fight the Islamic […]


The Islamic State battled regime forces in Hasakah; set up a marriage bureau and slit a man’s throat in Al Bab in Aleppo; and clashed with regime forces, and arrested civilians and prevented them from visiting tombs in Deir Izzour. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front clashed with regime forces in Aleppo; in […]


Of the 54 rockets launched by Gaza militants into Israel today, some targeting Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, five were intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system. Israel continued its assault on the Gaza militants’ tunnels, rockets, and other infrastructure in the 22-day-old conflict, in which 56 Israelis and 1,200 Palestinians have been killed. Israel has […]

Palestinian Territories

Israeli shelling reportedly knocked out Gaza’s only power station. Palestinian officials claimed that 100 Palestinians were killed today by the Israeli campaign. Hamas confirmed that truce talks were ongoing.


Hamas Hopes for Hizbullah Assistance against Israel from South Lebanon


Women should not laugh out loud in public, Turkey’s deputy prime minister says


Saiqa Special Forces withdrew from its Buatni headquarters in Benghazi following heavy shelling and rocket attacks by Ansar al Sharia and allied Islamist forces. A fighter jet used by Operation Dignity crashed during the fighting but the pilot ejected safely. Saiqa forces claimed to have captured 12 Ansar al Sharia snipers, of whom three were […]


The Interior Ministry said Moroccan police arrested a veteran al Qaeda operative in the port of Tangier on July 26 on suspicion of fundraising and recruiting for the Al Nusrah Front in Syria. The suspect, a Frenchman of Algerian origin, had arrived in Morocco on July 21 after traveling through Tunisia and Libya.


Mehdi Nemmouche, a Frenchman accused of killing four people in an attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels on May 24, has been extradited from France to Belgium. The French-Algerian suspect had fought in Syria and lived in Molenbeek before the attack. The mayor of Antwerp said that at least 4,000 to 5,000 people from […]

AQAP attacks in 3 southern Yemeni provinces

Fighters from al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula staged a string of attacks throughout southern Yemen between July 25 and July 27, including an attempted coordinated attack on military locations in Mahfad.


Police in Shache county shot “dozens” of terrorists armed with axes and knives who had killed “dozens” of Uighur and Han civilians and attacked government buildings and a police station in Xinjiang’s Elixku township and then moved on to Huangdi township. The attack took place yesterday morning but was not reported until today.


Police found the bodies of 17 people thought to have been executed in different areas of Baghdad. Security forces killed 17 people in Jurf al Sakhr, which is largely controlled by the Islamic State. The Army claimed it killed a Tunisian commander in the Islamic State and six of his bodyguards in Karma. The Islamic […]


UNIFIL Says Lebanon Situation ‘Very Critical,’ Assures Calm Is ‘Guaranteed’


Islamic State urges Turkish businessmen to return to Iraq


Gaza Conflict Seen as Providing Cover for Anti-Semitic Attacks in France


At least eight people are thought to have been killed when al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula launched suicide assaults against three military outposts in Abyan province on July 26. The US Embassy has made contact with Sharif Mobley, an American who is wanted for killing a Yemeni guard as he escaped custody while at […]


Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border


Huge blaze out of control in Tripoli battle as Libya slides into chaos