Egypt’s Ministry of the Interior announced on Wednesday the killing of five members of a terrorist cell in Arish city, North Sinai. According to the National Security Agency’s investigations, the cell was planning to attack vital installations and officials in Arish. A raid was launched at the cell’s reported hideout. The terrorists fired heavily at…

The forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar on Wednesday announced a military operation to “purge” jihadists and criminal gangs from the south of the conflict-hit nation. A spokesman for the self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA) said its fighters had advanced in “several regions in the south” from an airbase some 650 kilometres (400 miles) from…

The Canadian kidnapped Tuesday 15 January, 2019, from a mining site in northeastern Burkina Faso, Kirk Woodman, was found dead on Thursday, January 17, 2019, a spokesman for the Burkinabe Ministry of Security announced. “It was the body of the Canadian who was abducted the day before yesterday that was found,” said Jean-Paul Badoum, the…

At least 10 people, members of an armed group and civilians, were killed on Tuesday in northeastern Mali, an area of confrontation between jihadists linked to the Islamic State (IS) group and two armed groups supporting Malian and French troops, sources close to the authorities said on Wednesday. “At least 10 (people), fighters of the…

Violent clashes broke out on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, between armed militias south of the capital, Tripoli, after four months of truce, causing a state of panic and terror among the inhabitants of Tripoli. The clashes in the Qasr Ben Ghashir area, near Tripoli International Airport, south of the capital, are between the Tripoli Protection…

A powerful blast hit Manbij, the northern Syrian city recently threatened by Turkey over the Kurdish control. Among the dead were at least four American soldiers, “nine civilians, as well as five fighters from an Arab-Kurdish alliance accompanying the American patrol. Three other American soldiers were wounded. The explosion occurred near the Manbij market while…

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A Salafist leader in Jordan was sentenced on Tuesday to nine years in prison by a state security court for inciting “sedition” during demonstrations in 2011, according to an AFP journalist present at the trial. Arrested and detained since December 2015, Abed Chehadeh, known as Abu Mohammed Tahawi, was convicted of calling for anti-government demonstrations…

In the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, two explosions and persistent fire were heard in an office complex that also houses a luxurious hotel. This is the DusitD2 hotel. The complex is located in a chic area north of downtown Nairobi. According to eyewitnesses, the authors’ target is the luxurious “14 Riverside” complex with banks, offices and…