At least twenty people, or even about forty, according to various reports, died on Monday in the attack on two Dogon villages in central Mali, it was reported Tuesday from judicial and military sources and local elected officials. Since the appearance in 2015 in the region of the jihadist group of the preacher Amadou Koufa,…

At least 15 soldiers were killed in the attack on a military base by fighters of the Boko Haram jihadist group in northeastern Nigeria, which has been suffering from a bloody armed insurgency for 10 years, military sources reported on Tuesday. “The bodies of 15 soldiers have already been found” and “many soldiers are still…

Lebanon’s internal security forces arrested two Syrians suspected of having links with the Islamic state and planning bomb attacks against churches and Christian women. This is reported today in a press release from the Lebanese internal security forces. “As part of the preventive security operations carried out by the Information Division on the monitoring of…

The Moroccan anti-terrorist police announced on Tuesday the arrest of five people suspected of having formed a “terrorist cell” linked to the Islamic State (IS) group and planning “large-scale” attacks in the kingdom. The cell was dismantled in Tetouan (north) and electronic devices, knives and a military uniform were seized, according to a statement from…

Clashes between pro-government forces and extremist-led groups that control Syria’s northwest killed at least 45 combatants on Tuesday, a war monitor said. The fighting flared on the edge of Hama province when the extremist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham launched a dawn attack on regime positions, leaving 14 pro-government forces dead, the Syrian Observatory for Human…

The United States has decided to send about 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East in a context of heightened tensions with Iran, Pentagon leader Patrick Shanahan announced Monday. This measure is intended to “ensure the safety and health of our military personnel deployed in the region and to protect our national interests”, said the…

Three Katyusha rockets hit  the Taji military base, 30 kilometres north of Baghdad. There were no casualties. American troops are stationed on this base. No group claimed responsibility for the incident. These shells could have been fired by both an Islamic state cell and Shia militias associated with Iran, against whom the United States has…

On Monday, June 17, the Egyptian media reported that the fifth Egyptian president, Muhammad Morsi, had suddenly died during his trial. He was 67 years old. The death of the former president was reported by the Extra-News website. The Egyptian state television station said that Morsi had died of a “heart attack”. According to this…