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Trump Extends Obama Era National Emergency Regarding Libya

ISIS IN ACTION On 10 February, three Libyan National Army officers belonging to the 165th Brigade were injured in a VBIED attack on their position at the 90km checkpoint, 60 km east of Sidra at 9:25am local time. The driver of the vehicle is suspected of being an ISIS fighter. Two military vehicles were also […]

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Libyan National Army and Local Residents Clash with Daesh (ISIS)

ISIS IN ACTION On 30 January, Indian media reported that the Indian Ministry of External Affairs had received information from Libyan authorities that an Indian national named Tabrez Tambe is being held in a Libyan jail as a prisoner of war. Tambe reportedly fled India in January 2016 to join ISIS in Libya. The Maharashtra […]

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UN and ICC Condemn Executions by Libyan National Army

ISIS IN ACTION On 27 January, a cooperative effort began between the al-Bunyan al-Marsous Security Directorate of Sirte and the Red Crescent of Misrata to recover the bodies of ISIS fighters buried in Sirte’s neighborhood 600 and 656. Three bodies were recovered with another six the following day. Neighborhood 600 saw some of the most […]

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2 Dead, 10 Injured in Afghan Kabul Military Academy Attack

Kabul (TeleSUR) – Early Monday, explosions, and gunfire erupted near the Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul. Five militants were reportedly involved in the attack, which has been claimed by ISIS, that left at least two dead and 10 wounded, a defense ministry official said. “A number of suicide attackers entered a unit of the Afghan national army, which […]

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Iran Seizes Hauls of Explosives Smuggled for Terror Attacks

Tehran (TNA) – Iranian intelligence forces confiscated two consignments of bombs and explosives in separate operations east and west of the country, finding out that Saudi Arabia’s intelligence services were behind the smuggling of explosive devices from eastern borders. In a statement on Wednesday, Iran’s Intelligence Ministry said its forces had seized two caches of explosives […]

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Italian Parliament Votes to Increase Troops in Libya

ISIS IN ACTION On 15 January, Ghanaian security forces arrested three returnees from Libya planning a terrorist-related attack. One of the suspects, Ishmael Ali Musa, is alleged to have connections to ISIS in Libya. The men were found to possess grenades, ammunition, and explosives thought smuggled into Ghana from Libya. The arrests are a part […]

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ISIS Establishes a Series of Checkpoints in Libya

ISIS IN ACTION On 9 January, two ISIS vehicles reportedly set up a temporary checkpoint on the road west of Sirte near Abu Grein, inspecting vehicles and confiscating goods. On 11 January, a would-be ISIS bomber surrendered himself to al-Bunyan al-Marsous (BM) forces after defusing the bomb he was instructed to detonate. It is not […]

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Tripoli’s Special Deterrent Force Arrest Two Daesh (ISIS) Fighters in Libya

ISIS IN ACTION On 9 January, Tripoli’s Special Deterrent Force (Rada) announced the arrest of two ISIS fighters – Mohammed Abdullah Balah (Abu Ayoub) and Siraj Khalifa Ali Abdul Rahman al-Jahawi (Abu Huraira) – who confessed to being responsible for the failed Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) bombing in the al-Dreibi District in southwest Tripoli […]

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Turkey Detains 20 Suspected Daesh Members, Including 15 Foreigners

Ankara (MEMO) – Turkish police have detained 20 people, including 15 foreign nationals, on suspicion of links to Daesh during raids in Istanbul, tightening security ahead of the anniversary of a nightclub attack in which dozens were killed. The raids by the anti-terrorist branch of the Istanbul police took place on Saturday and targeted four locations across the […]

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Pentagon Finally Admits to “Multiple Ground Operations” in Yemen

Washington D.C. (GPA) – The Pentagon finally acknowledged last week that US troops have carried out “multiple ground operations” in Yemen. The details and future, however, remain ambiguous. Dubbed the “secret war,” Washington’s military activity in Yemen has remained dubious since the war began in March of 2015. On paper, the US has a small number […]

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