fbpx
Friday, January 22, 2021
Home Tags Militant groups

Tag: Militant groups

Egypt officials: Bomb kills 1 police and wounds 3 in Sinai

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — The Islamic State has blown up a roadside bomb in the restive northern Sinai peninsula, killing one member of Egypt's...

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 32 dead

BAGHDAD (AP) — Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital on Thursday, killing at least 32 people and wounding...

Biden’s inauguration goes off with no security issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Troops in riot gear lined the sidewalks, but there were no crowds. Armored vehicles and concrete barriers blocked empty streets. Miles...

6 suspected militants killed in Russia’s Chechnya

MOSCOW (AP) — Chechnya's Kremlin-backed leader said Wednesday that his forces have killed six suspected militants, including a warlord accused of organizing a 2011...

3 militia members charged with plotting Capitol breach

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal authorities presented new details on Tuesday about three self-described members of a paramilitary group who are the first to be...

US military says its troop removal from Somalia is complete

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. military says its troop withdrawal from Somalia is complete, in one of the last actions of President Donald...

Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump’s supporters massed outside the Capitol last week and sang the national anthem, a line of men wearing...

Mix of extremists who stormed Capitol isn’t retreating

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As rioters laid siege to the U.S. Capitol, the seat of American democracy became a melting pot of extremist groups:...

Pakistani court sentences militant leader to 5 years in jail

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Friday convicted and sentenced a senior militant leader to five years in jail in a case...

Indonesian cleric who inspired Bali bombings freed from jail

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A firebrand cleric who inspired bombings in Bali and other attacks walked free from an Indonesian prison Friday after completing...

Activists in Kenosha move carefully after US Capitol chaos

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Chaotic protests haven't returned to Kenosha after a prosecutor declined charges against the police officer who shot Jacob Blake, and...

Pakistan arrests 7 Shiite militants, foils possible attacks

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's counter-terrorism police and the country's intelligence agency raided hideouts of an outlawed Shiite militant group in the eastern Punjab...

Rally in Baghdad marks 1 year since Iran general’s killing

BAGHDAD (AP) — Chanting anti-American slogans, thousands of Iraqis converged on a landmark square in central Baghdad on Sunday to commemorate the anniversary of...

5 killed, 14 wounded in suicide attack in Somali capital

ISTANBUL (AP) — A suicide bombing near the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday killed five people including two Turks, Turkish and Somali officials said. ...

Pakistan arrests key militant on terror financing charges

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's security forces arrested Saturday an alleged leader of the militant group that was behind the bloody 2008 Mumbai attacks...

Indian troops kill 3 in Kashmir; families deny militant ties

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir said Wednesday that government forces killed three suspected militants in a gunfight in the disputed region’s...

Russian military says 3 of its troops wounded in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military said three of its troops were wounded Tuesday in an attack by militants in northwestern Syria. ...

‘I would never go back’: Horrors grow in Ethiopia’s conflict

HAMDAYET, Sudan (AP) — One survivor arrived on broken legs, others on the run. ...

UN: Libya’s rivals swap prisoners, part of cease-fire deal

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s rival leaders kicked off a U.N.-brokered prisoner exchange, United Nations and Libyan officials said Saturday, which was part of a...

After years fighting them, Milley talks peace with Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — In his three combat tours in Afghanistan, Gen. Mark Milley saw the Taliban as a formidable foe, one unlikely to...

Turkey, Iraq agree to cooperate against extremist groups

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Iraq have agreed to continue their cooperation in fighting extremist organizations, including the Islamic State group and Kurdish...

Kenyan man charged with plotting 9/11-style attack on US

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities on Wednesday unsealed an indictment charging a Kenyan man with trying to stage a 9/11-style attack on the...

US Embassy says Sudan no longer on list of terror sponsors

CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum said Monday that President Donald Trump's administration has removed Sudan from the U.S. list of state...

Police foil attack by Kurdish bomber in southeast Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish police on Thursday shot and killed a suspected Kurdish militant who was allegedly planning to detonate a bomb that...

Jury convicts Illinois man in Minnesota mosque bombing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A jury on Wednesday convicted the leader of an Illinois anti-government militia group of several civil rights and hate crime charges...

US troop pullouts in Mideast raise fears of Iranian attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Pentagon pulls troops out of the Middle East in the coming weeks, under orders from President Donald Trump, U.S....

Trump orders most American troops to leave Somalia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Friday it is pulling most U.S. troops out of Somalia on President Donald Trump's orders, continuing a post-election...

EXPLAINER: How could US drawdown in Iraq aid IS, Iran?

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — In a quest to root out Islamic State group hideouts over the summer, Iraqi forces on the ground cleared nearly...

Suspected extremists kill at least 40 farmers in Nigeria

MAIDGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected members of the Islamic militant group Boko Haram killed at least 40 rice farmers and fishermen in Nigeria as...

Bombing at ice cream shop in Somali capital kills at least 7

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A local official says a suicide bombing at an ice cream shop in Somalia’s capital has killed at least seven...

‘Why now?’ Dismay as US considers troop pullout from Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — No country has been involved in Somalia’s future as much as the United States. Now the Trump administration is thinking...

Militant convicted in fatal Benghazi attack seeks new trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for a Libyan militant convicted in the Benghazi attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans have asked...

IS attack hits Afghan capital as Pompeo joins peace talks

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Mortar shells slammed into a residential area of Afghanistan's capital and killed eight people Saturday, hours before outgoing U.S. Secretary...

Israeli army says Gaza militants fired a rocket at Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket toward Israel on Saturday night, setting off air-raid sirens in the southern...

Iran’s allies on high alert in Trump’s final weeks in office

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran has instructed allies across the Middle East to be on high alert and avoid provoking tensions with the U.S. that...

Israel strikes Syria, killing 3 troops, after finding bombs

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli warplanes struck Iran-linked targets in Syria overnight after troops uncovered roadside bombs along the frontier in the Golan Heights, the...

Iraqi military says rocket attack in Baghdad kills child

BAGHDAD (AP) — Rockets struck Iraq's capital Tuesday with four landing inside the heavily fortified Green Zone, Iraq’s military said, killing a child and...

US hits East Africa’s al-Qaida affiliate with new sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is slapping new sanctions on Somalia’s al-Shabab extremist group, an al-Qaida-linked organization responsible for multiple terrorist attacks in...

Rwandan genocide suspect enters not guilty pleas at UN court

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An elderly former radio station owner appeared Wednesday in a United Nations courtroom where his lawyer entered not guilty...

Russia FM: 2,000 Mideast militants fight in Nagorno-Karabakh

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Russia's top diplomat said Tuesday that about 2,000 fighters from the Middle East have joined the fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh, the...

IS attack on Afghan university leaves 22 dead, 22 wounded

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants in Afghanistan stormed Kabul University on Monday as it hosted a book fair attended by the Iranian...

Sudan says deal with US blocks further compensation claims

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan says it has signed an agreement with the U.S. that could effectively stop any future compensation claims being filed against...

US citizen kidnapped in Niger rescued in military operation

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American citizen kidnapped in the West African nation of Niger this past week has been rescued in a U.S. military...

3 politicians from India’s ruling party killed in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Assailants shot and killed three politicians from India’s ruling party in Kashmir late Thursday, police said, blaming militants fighting against...

American kidnapped in southern Niger, says local official

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Gunmen kidnapped an American citizen in the West African nation of Niger early Tuesday and demanded a ransom from his...

Turkey: Suspected Kurdish militants dead after police chase

ANKARA (AP) — A suspected Kurdish militant killed himself by detonating explosives following a police chase Monday near Turkey’s border with Syria, and a...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's...

Libyan factions sign countrywide UN-brokered cease-fire

GENEVA (AP) — The rival sides in Libya’s conflict signed a permanent cease-fire Friday, a deal the United Nations billed as historic after years...

French militant group, mosque to close after teacher slaying

PARIS (AP) — France’s president on Tuesday named a domestic militant Islamist group as “directly implicated” in last week’s gruesome street beheading in a...

Facing terror charges, ETA’s last boss apologizes for deaths

PARIS (AP) — The last known chief of ETA, the now-extinct Basque separatist militant group, was back in court Monday in Paris to face...

Extremists in Somalia kill 8 army soldiers, says official

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's extremist rebels have killed at least eight soldiers in an ambush in the country's south, said a military official....

2 US citizens released by Iran-backed militants in Yemen

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Americans and the remains of a third held captive by Iranian-backed militants in Yemen were released on Wednesday in exchange...

Anti-government groups shift focus from Washington to states

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The alleged foiled plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor is a jarring example of how the anti-government movement in the...

US charges British IS members in deaths of American hostages

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Islamic State militants from Britain were brought to the United States on Wednesday to face charges in a gruesome campaign...

2 guilty of supporting deadly Westgate mall attack in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan court on Wednesday found two men guilty for supporting the days-long 2013 attack on Nairobi’s upscale Westgate Mall...

UN report says South Sudan has healed little since civil war

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Sudan has made no concrete steps toward national healing more than two years after the end of a civil war...

Mali releases 180 jihadists in likely prisoner exchange

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Malian authorities have released 180 Islamic extremists from a prison in the capital and flown them to the country's north,...

Israeli PM to UN: Hezbollah storing missiles in Beirut

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of maintaining a "secret arms depot" in a...

The Latest: Mali notable in its absence from UN meeting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): ...

Pakistan’s top court accepts appeal by Daniel Pearl’s family

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday accepted an appeal by the family of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl seeking to keep a...

Lawsuit asks court to force Facebook to ban militia posts

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Facebook can't be trusted to enforce its ban on violent rhetoric in the run-up to the November elections, as is...

Wave of massacres signals new chapter in Colombia’s conflict

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Jose Manuel Mancilla was taking a break from his job at a local gold mine. So on Sunday he gathered...

Powerful blast rocks Hezbollah stronghold in south Lebanon

AIN QANA, Lebanon (AP) — A powerful explosion shook a Hezbollah stronghold in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, sending thick grey smoke billowing over the...

US accuses Hezbollah of storing explosive chemical in Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Militant group Hezbollah has stored chemicals that can be used to make explosives in several European countries, a senior State Department...

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fire during US ceremony

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military struck Hamas militant sites in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday in response to rocket fire toward Israel the...

Trump lauds Medal of Honor recipient for hostage rescue

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump bestowed the Medal of Honor on a U.S. soldier Friday, calling him “one of the bravest men anywhere...

More than 40 killed by armed militia in Congo’s east

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — More than 40 people have been killed this week in attacks by rebels in Congo’s eastern Ituri province, local officials...

US withdrawing thousands of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will pull thousands of troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan by November, the top American commander for the...

US soldier hurt, 2 Somali soldiers dead in al-Shabab attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A U.S. soldier was wounded and two Somali soldiers were killed when an al-Shabab suicide bomber tried to pass a...

US cables: Colombia’s ex-president suspected of militia ties

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) —...

UN council approves cut in Lebanon peacekeepers as US sought

UNITED NATIONS (AP) —...

Libya’s Tripoli- based gov suspends minister after shooting

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s...

US plans further troop reductions in Iraq by November

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Israel strikes Gaza after Palestinian militants fire rockets

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip...

Vigilante calls on social media before deadly Kenosha attack

Repeated calls for armed...

Israel attacks Hezbollah posts after shots fired at soldiers

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli...

US says airstrike kills 6 al-Shabab in Somalia after ambush

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The...

Gaza locks down after detecting local transmission of virus

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip...

Army chief: Militant leader likely killed in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) —...

Turkey detains IS suspect planning ‘sensational’ attack

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) —...

Local virus cases in Gaza raise fears of a wider outbreak

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip...

14 killed, 75 wounded in bomb attacks in south Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) —...

Pakistan issues orders enforcing UN sanctions on Taliban

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan...

Tripoli and rival parliament announce Libya cease-fire

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s...

Gaza militants fire 12 rockets, Israel strikes Hamas targets

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian...

Trump reaffirms plan to withdraw all US troops from Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

A look at how Mali’s coup may affect neighboring countries

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) —...

Facebook bans some, but not all, QAnon groups and accounts

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) —...

Pompeo pledges support for Iraq, targets pro-Iran militias

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary...

Int’l court: Hezbollah member guilty in Lebanon ex-PM death

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands (AP) —...

German sentences member of Kurdish PKK group to prison

BERLIN (AP) — A...

AP Interview: Iraqi leader says country still needs US help

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s...

Israel shuts Gaza fishing zone after overnight fighting

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel...

Female member of Afghan peace team survives attack by gunmen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) —...

Top militant linked to beheadings surrenders in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) —...

US seizes virtual currency alleged to fund militant groups

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

At least 8 soldiers dead in blast outside Somali army base

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) —...

FEATURE - Read More >

Weather - Click The Icon To Change Locations

Los Angeles
clear sky
51.4 ° F
55.4 °
48 °
76 %
2mph
1 %
Fri
62 °
Sat
58 °
Sun
58 °
Mon
57 °
Tue
53 °
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!