Category: Threat Matrix

Shabaab attacks Somali force in southern Somalia

This is the third time in the past month that US forces have conducted defensive airstrikes following Shabaab attacks. 

Taliban claims to have captured 2 Afghan districts

While the Taliban's claim of controlling districts in Samangan and Paktika cannot be independently verified, the group has proven to…

Al Qaeda branch claims IED attack on Tunisian soldiers

The IED claim is the group's first since July and just the second attack claim of the year for the…

Shabaab targets Italian troops in Mogadishu with suicide bombing

Today's suicide bombings marks one of the first times European Union troops have been targeted by Shabaab.

Citing “security threats from Iran,” US evacuates Basra consulate

The US State Department on September 28 announced the evacuation of personnel from the consulate in Basra, Iraq, citing "security…

Shabaab launches another attack on US and partner forces

In response, the United States conducted a defensive airstrike which killed 18 terrorists. The United States has conducted a total…

Iran state media eulogize IRGC Special Forces member, cleric killed in Syria

Iranian state media eulogized a special forces member and a cleric who were recently killed in Syria.

Uzbek group shows spoils from Afghan base

Katibat Imam al Bukhari released two sets of photos this month showing captured weapons from overran Afghan military posts.