Category: Long War Journal

Yemen’s Houthis target Saudi airports

The Houthi insurgents claimed hitting a southern Saudi airport with a cruise missile, as well as drone strikes.

Senior al Qaeda official praises Taliban’s ‘victory’ in Afghanistan

Asim Umar, a senior al Qaeda official, has released a statement praising the Taliban's "victory" in Afghanistan over the US.…

Afghan government unconditionally releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners

In an effort to get the Taliban to open negotiations, the Afghan government has freed hundreds of Taliban prisoners without…

Analysis: Al Qaeda eulogizes Zakir Musa, as his successor is named

Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent's spokesman has released a glowing eulogy for Zakir Musa, who led Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH)…

Taliban continues to press offensives in endangered districts

The Taliban has claimed it overran five districts in four Afghan provinces since mid-May. Meanwhile, the Afghan military said it…

Islamic State claims first attack in Mozambique

It is not immediately clear if today's statement represents a legitimate claim from Mozambique.

Islamic State bombs bus, security personnel in western Kabul

The Islamic State's Afghan arm detonated three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Kabul earlier today. The first bomb struck a…

Taliban leader claims US-led war effort ‘condemned to defeat’

The Taliban has released a statement attributed to its leader, Hibatullah Akhundzada.