One dead, several injured following double suicide bomb attacks in Tunisia

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks on police in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, killing one police officer and wounding several other people, the government said. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said on Thursday evening. The attacks came months before an election and at… Read More One dead, several injured following double suicide bomb attacks in Tunisia

Saudi forces capture Yemen branch leader of Islamic State

Saudi special forces have captured the leader of the Yemeni branch of the Islamic State militant group, the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said on Tuesday. The leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajer, as well as other members of the organization including its chief financial officer, were captured on June 3 in a raid on a… Read More Saudi forces capture Yemen branch leader of Islamic State

Two police officers, one soldier killed following militant attack in Lebanon

A militant attacked a security patrol in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli on Monday night, killing two police officers and two soldiers before blowing himself up, officials said. Interior Minister Raya al-Hassan described it as a lone wolf attack, though authorities canceled Eid al-Fitr celebrations in the coastal city on Tuesday and promised to secure… Read More Two police officers, one soldier killed following militant attack in Lebanon

Six dead, injured following suicide bomb attack at entrance of Afghan military training center

A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement on its Amaq news agency. One official, who spoke on condition of… Read More Six dead, injured following suicide bomb attack at entrance of Afghan military training center

U.S. airstrike kills thirteen Islamic State militants in Somalia

A U.S. air strike killed 13 Islamic State fighters in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, days after another strike killed three. The U.S. military has stepped up its campaign of air strikes in Somalia since President Donald Trump took office, saying it has killed more than 800 militants in two… Read More U.S. airstrike kills thirteen Islamic State militants in Somalia

Afghan forces launch attacks to clear militants in eastern Afghanistan

Afghan government forces have launched attacks in a bid to clear rival militants who have been battling each other for territory near the Pakistan border in fighting that has forced thousands of villagers from their homes, officials said on Tuesday. Taliban and Islamic State militants have been fighting for more than a week in the… Read More Afghan forces launch attacks to clear militants in eastern Afghanistan

Turkish security forces arrest Islamic State member, foil attack on ANZAC commemoration servie

Turkish authorities have arrested a suspected Islamic State member they believe was planning to attack a World War One commemoration at Gallipoli this week attended by hundreds of Australians and New Zealanders, police said on Wednesday. The suspect, a Syrian national, was detained in Tekirdag, a northwestern province close to the Gallipoli peninsula, a Tekirdag… Read More Turkish security forces arrest Islamic State member, foil attack on ANZAC commemoration servie