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#Militants

# militants - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Egyptian police kill 40 suspected militants after bomb attack on tourists
# Giza
# Giza

Egyptian police kill 40 suspected militants after bomb attack on tourists

Dec 29th 2018, 4:55 PM 14,392 Views 22 Comments

Authorities said information that the suspects were preparing a spate of attacks had been received.

# militants - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet
# Safe Havens
# Safe Havens

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:38 AM 26,263 Views 22 Comments

The US President used his first tweet of 2018 to tear into Islamabad.

# militants - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered
# Battle Lines
# Battle Lines

'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered

May 31st 2017, 2:40 PM 22,771 Views 19 Comments

The army says it has killed at least 89 ISIS fighters as they take back territory from the militants in Marawi.

# militants - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

'Stay indoors': Clashes break out on streets between Islamic militants and Philippines police
# Marawi
# Marawi

'Stay indoors': Clashes break out on streets between Islamic militants and Philippines police

May 23rd 2017, 5:40 PM 24,915 Views 26 Comments

Residents have been told to stay indoors.

# militants - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Hamas militants 'pretended to be women' online to hack Israeli soldiers' phones
# Honey Trap
# Honey Trap

Hamas militants 'pretended to be women' online to hack Israeli soldiers' phones

Jan 15th 2017, 7:40 AM 7,259 Views 18 Comments

Dozens of the predominantly lower-ranked soldiers were convinced enough by the honey trap to download fake applications.

# militants - Friday 22 January, 2016

At least 19 dead after bomb blast in Somalian seaside resort
# Shebab
# Shebab

At least 19 dead after bomb blast in Somalian seaside resort

Jan 22nd 2016, 7:53 AM 7,807 Views 17 Comments

After a huge explosion, gunmen burst into the restaurant yesterday evening as diners were sitting down for their evening meal.

# militants - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

1980s West German militants reappear 'to rob cash for retirement'
# Red Army Faction
# Red Army Faction

1980s West German militants reappear 'to rob cash for retirement'

Jan 19th 2016, 5:52 PM 20,019 Views 30 Comments

Red Army Faction disbanded in the late 1990s.

# militants - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

The case for war: Reasons for and against bombing Islamic State in Syria
# Explainer
# Explainer

The case for war: Reasons for and against bombing Islamic State in Syria

Dec 2nd 2015, 7:50 AM 31,404 Views 137 Comments

MPs will vote on airstrikes today.

# militants - Monday 23 November, 2015

Cyber security analyst identifies 20 Islamic State supporters based in Ireland
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Cyber security analyst identifies 20 Islamic State supporters based in Ireland

Nov 23rd 2015, 11:02 PM 46,038 Views 116 Comments

Two recruitment sites are also operating on Irish webspace.

# militants - Friday 8 May, 2015

Alert after FBI warns that extremists could attack troops or police
# Islamist
# Islamist

Alert after FBI warns that extremists could attack troops or police

May 8th 2015, 8:25 PM 10,475 Views 29 Comments

Security has been upped at US military bases.

# militants - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

People are making sure victims of the Kenyan massacre are not forgotten
# 147 Not Just A Number
# 147 Not Just A Number

People are making sure victims of the Kenyan massacre are not forgotten

Apr 7th 2015, 8:45 PM 8,288 Views 14 Comments

The names of the deceased and their stories are being shared on Twitter.

# militants - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations

Mar 28th 2015, 1:17 PM 12,339 Views 40 Comments

Militant group Boko Haram followed through on a warning to disrupt the process.

# militants - Monday 2 March, 2015

Mother of 'Jihadi John' says she recognised son's voice in hostage videos
# Radicalised
# Radicalised

Mother of 'Jihadi John' says she recognised son's voice in hostage videos

Mar 2nd 2015, 7:30 PM 27,681 Views 60 Comments

His fomr

# militants - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage
# Ransom Demands
# Ransom Demands

Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage

Jan 25th 2015, 6:34 PM 22,842 Views 92 Comments

A video featuring the second hostage calls for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, sentenced to death in Jordan.

# militants - Monday 10 November, 2014

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly

Nov 10th 2014, 10:40 PM 8,868 Views 33 Comments

Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.

# militants - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Three Irish fighters have been killed in Middle East conflicts since 2010
# Arab States
# Arab States

Three Irish fighters have been killed in Middle East conflicts since 2010

Oct 16th 2014, 9:15 AM 13,509 Views 112 Comments

It’s estimated that between 25 and 30 Irish people have traveled to the area where Islamic State is active.

# militants - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Islamic State plot to attack US and Paris subway systems revealed
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Islamic State plot to attack US and Paris subway systems revealed

Sep 25th 2014, 10:50 PM 14,273 Views 115 Comments

He told reporters today that he had been alerted to the plan to target systems in the US and Paris which involved militants from that country who are part of IS.

# militants - Monday 15 September, 2014

Countries to support Iraq by "any means necessary" against Islamic State
# Military Assistance
# Military Assistance

Countries to support Iraq by "any means necessary" against Islamic State

Sep 15th 2014, 10:39 PM 12,048 Views 85 Comments

30 diplomats met today in Paris on the issue.

# militants - Sunday 14 September, 2014

"He was a hero" - Condemnation after Islamic State beheads British hostage
# David Haines
# David Haines

"He was a hero" - Condemnation after Islamic State beheads British hostage

Sep 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 72,583 Views 368 Comments

David Cameron has described the killing as “an act of pure evil”.

# militants - Saturday 13 September, 2014

White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State
# At War
# At War

White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State

Sep 13th 2014, 8:08 AM 15,869 Views 72 Comments

“The United States is at war with ISIS in the same way that we are at war with Al-Qaeda”.

# militants - Friday 29 August, 2014

Islamic State releases another beheading video
# Iraq
# Iraq

Islamic State releases another beheading video

Aug 29th 2014, 10:44 PM 28,903 Views 150 Comments

The video shows a Kurdish man being killed and follows the release of a number of videos which militants claim show the mass killing of Syrian soldiers.

# militants - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

American family reveals their 26-year-old daughter is being held captive in Syria
# Kidnappings
# Kidnappings

American family reveals their 26-year-old daughter is being held captive in Syria

Aug 27th 2014, 10:02 AM 12,922 Views 28 Comments

The humanitarian worker was kidnapped by the militant group some time ago.

# militants - Friday 22 August, 2014

Reports: 70 killed as Shiite militiamen open fire at Sunni mosque
# Iraq
# Iraq

Reports: 70 killed as Shiite militiamen open fire at Sunni mosque

Aug 22nd 2014, 4:25 PM 5,425 Views 44 Comments

It’s reported that a suicide bomber blew up explosives inside the building, and that the gunmen then fired on the fleeing worshippers.

Hamas executes 18 men in Gaza for alleged collaboration with Israel
# Hamas
# Hamas

Hamas executes 18 men in Gaza for alleged collaboration with Israel

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:45 PM 10,716 Views 220 Comments

A Hamas-linked website claimed men had been killed for allegedly reconnoitering targets for Israeli strikes.

Read the chilling email IS militants sent to James Foley's parents
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Read the chilling email IS militants sent to James Foley's parents

Aug 22nd 2014, 8:00 AM 38,779 Views 202 Comments

The email says the militant group will “not stop until we quench our thirst for your blood”.

# militants - Monday 11 August, 2014

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...

Aug 11th 2014, 3:30 PM 20,614 Views 68 Comments

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

US "urgently" shipping weapons to arm Iraqi Kurds against jihadists
# Weapons
# Weapons

US "urgently" shipping weapons to arm Iraqi Kurds against jihadists

Aug 11th 2014, 1:55 PM 6,008 Views 36 Comments

France is calling on the European Union to follow suit.

# militants - Friday 8 August, 2014

US launches air strike against Islamic State militants in Iraq
# Isis
# Isis

US launches air strike against Islamic State militants in Iraq

Aug 8th 2014, 11:18 PM 17,113 Views 121 Comments

President Obama had authorised the strikes to halt what he said was a potential “genocide.”

# militants - Monday 7 July, 2014

Hamas vows Israel will pay 'a tremendous price' after 7 militants are killed
# Gaza
# Gaza

Hamas vows Israel will pay 'a tremendous price' after 7 militants are killed

Jul 7th 2014, 8:32 AM 7,285 Views 145 Comments

The men were killed in an early morning airstrike.

# militants - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Iraq officially calls on the US to carry out air strikes on militants
# Insurgency
# Insurgency

Iraq officially calls on the US to carry out air strikes on militants

Jun 18th 2014, 5:11 PM 5,977 Views 35 Comments

However, a “military approach will not be enough”, Iraq’s foreign minister said.

# militants - Monday 16 June, 2014

Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants
# Iraq
# Iraq

Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants

Jun 16th 2014, 7:47 PM 6,600 Views 74 Comments

US and Australian embassies and the United Nations have started evacuating staff.

# militants - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Militants post terrifying images of captured Iraqi soldiers
# ISIL
# ISIL

Militants post terrifying images of captured Iraqi soldiers

Jun 15th 2014, 7:31 PM 23,477 Views 89 Comments

Some images appear to depict mass killings.

Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants
# Insurgency
# Insurgency

Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants

Jun 15th 2014, 1:43 PM 6,459 Views 61 Comments

As many as 279 “terrorists” have been killed in the past 24 hours, security officials said.

# militants - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Iran offers help against militants in Iraq... but only if the US makes the first move
# Insurgency
# Insurgency

Iran offers help against militants in Iraq... but only if the US makes the first move

Jun 14th 2014, 2:41 PM 7,937 Views 76 Comments

The offer came as Iraqi commanders said the army had recaptured two towns north of Baghdad as they prepared a fightback.

# militants - Thursday 12 June, 2014

US condemns militant attacks in Iraq
# Crisis
# Crisis

US condemns militant attacks in Iraq

Jun 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,843 Views 79 Comments

Washington is considering options for offering military assistance to Baghdad, including drone strikes.

# militants - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad
# Iraq
# Iraq

Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad

Jun 11th 2014, 9:22 PM 6,976 Views 75 Comments

They have already captured a large swathe of northern and north-central Iraq, prompting as many as half a million people to flee their homes.

# militants - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Security forces face "huge challenge" as attacks showcase strength of Iraqi militants
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

Security forces face "huge challenge" as attacks showcase strength of Iraqi militants

Jun 8th 2014, 12:44 PM 5,256 Views 48 Comments

The country is experiencing its worst violence in years.

# militants - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Rise of fascism in Ukraine is being ignored by Europe, says Russia
# Militants
# Militants

Rise of fascism in Ukraine is being ignored by Europe, says Russia

May 7th 2014, 8:13 AM 6,474 Views 151 Comments

Foreign Minister Sergie Lavrov called a fire at a trade union building in Odessa that killed 42 people as “pure fascism”

# militants - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Grief-stricken Odessa "reeling" after 42 die in clashes
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Grief-stricken Odessa "reeling" after 42 die in clashes

May 4th 2014, 11:03 AM 9,711 Views 136 Comments

Ukraine’s Prime Minister is visiting the port city today.

# militants - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Unconfirmed photos released show Russian forces in eastern Ukraine
# Crisis
# Crisis

Unconfirmed photos released show Russian forces in eastern Ukraine

Apr 22nd 2014, 8:35 AM 8,685 Views 136 Comments

The images, provided by Ukrainian diplomats, have yet to be verified.

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