Turkey detains 12 suspects for providing funds to Daesh

Turkish security forces detained 12 suspects for financing Daesh terrorists in Ankara-based operations targeting the terrorist group’s financial sources on Friday. The Ankara Prosecutor’s Office launched operations in 12 provinces to arrest 18 suspects accused of financing the terrorist group. The suspects are accused of transferring funds to Daesh terrorists and their families, including those … Read more

Armed men kill 20 civilians, peacekeeper dies in Mali mine blast

Raiders in Mali have killed at least 20 civilians in attacks on villages near the northern town of Gao, while a UN peacekeeper died in a mine explosion in the troubled region. “Criminal terrorists” on Saturday killed at least 20 civilians in several hamlets in the commune Anchawadj, a few dozen kilometers north of Gao, … Read more

US-led coalition detains senior Daesh leader in Syria

United States-led coalition forces detained a senior leader of the Daesh terrorist group in Syria during an early-morning operation on Thursday. The coalition conducts raids and strikes targeting members of the group, which has been waging insurgent attacks since its defeat on the battlefield three years ago. “The detained individual was assessed to be an … Read more

French prosecutors seek life for main Paris attack suspect

Prosecutors in the Paris attacks trial on Friday recommended a life sentence without parole for the main suspect in the November 2015 terrorist attacks that killed 130 in France’s worst-ever terror assault. Salah Abdeslam is the only surviving member of the attackers who opened fire in the packed Bataclan concert hall and on cafe terraces … Read more

Nigeria suspects Daesh carried out church attack that killed 40

Nigerian authorities suspect the Daesh terrorist group’s West African arm ISWAP carried out a massacre in a Catholic church in the southwest of the country on Sunday in which 40 people were killed, Interior Minister Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola said on Thursday. The attack during Mass at Saint Francis’ church in Owo last Sunday also injured … Read more

Four blasts kill at least 14 in Afghanistan’s Kabul, Mazar-i-Sharif

At least 14 people died after four bombs rocked minibuses and a mosque in Afghanistan on Wednesday. Five deaths were reported when an explosion targeted worshipers inside Prophet Zechariah Mosque in Kabul, said police spokesperson Khalid Zadran on social media. And at least nine people were killed and 15 wounded in three separate similar attacks … Read more