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Pakistani boat explodes after an Indian Coast Guard pursuit

An explosives-laden Pakistani trawler blew itself up late on December 31 night after being intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard in the Arabian Sea off Porbandar, Gujarat.

Egypt concerned over growing Da’ish (ISIS) presence on its borders (Part...

Libya and its ongoing battle between Islamists and non-Islamist forces presents a nearby breeding ground for ISIS. Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is facing one of his biggest foreign policy problems with the Libyan civil war.

Strategy to defeat ISIS

analysts at the Institute for the Studies of War say, "perhaps as many as 25,000 ground troops in all in Iraq and Syria”. Although in roles very different from those they played in Iraq between 2003 and 2011, the decisive effort will require primarily teams of Special Forces and special mission units, deployed in a dispersed footprint throughout the Sunni lands, as well as advising the Iraqi Security Forces and the moderate Syrian opposition.

The Geographic Spread of Al Qaeda

Standing back at looking at the deteriorating situation across the Middle East and North Africa it is difficult not to conclude that with so many places now available for Al Qaeda to offer training to its adherents that soon its operating model may change yet again.

Jordanian Fighter Jets Attack Repel Terror Raid from Syria, Iraq?

Jordanian military warplanes struck a convoy of vehicles as they were trying to enter Jordan from Syria, the Jordanian army said in a statement...

IHS: Terrorism is on an Upward Trend

The figures could not be clearer. Any objective analysis of the information obtained from open sources by the defence intelligence supplier IHS Janes shows...

Lawless Southern Libya Turns into a Haven for al-Qaeda

Libyan war planes attacked targets in south-central area of Libya on Saturday (January 18, 2014) after gunmen stormed and seized the Tamahind air force...

U.N. Report Estimates the Death Toll in Syria Has Exceeded 60,000

A U.N. study concluded the death toll of the Syrian domestic war has exceeded 60,000 people killed between 15 March 2011 and 30 November 2012. The death toll estimated by the U.N. is a third more than the figure of 45,000 previously given by activists opposed to the regime of President Bashar Assad.

Updated: New Sanctions Curtail Iranian Support to al Qaeda in Pakistan,...

The U.S. Treasury Department is accusing the Iranian authorities of aiding al Qaeda.

U.S. Operatives Kill al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden

The ten years long chase after al Qaeda leader is over. Osama bin Laden is dead, killed by U.S. operatives. The number one international terrorist was located in a new (five year old) compound located at the town of Abottabad in Pakistan, about 50 km north of the capital Islamabad.

Stuxnet Computer Worm Exposes Potentially Disastrous Vulnerabilities to Cyber Terrorism

"Stuxnet is definitely not a military code, at least not a Western one" said Shai Blitzblau, Head of Maglan-Computer Warfare and Network Intelligence Labs,...

Abdul Rahman Awad, Leader of the Lebanese Fatah-al-Islam Terror Group...

The leader of a Lebanon-based al Qaeda affiliate Fatah al Islam has been killed while attempting to travel to Iraq to join the insurgency. Abdul...

Abdulrahman Awad, Leader of the Lebanese Fateh-al-Islam Terror Group Killed

The leader of a Lebanon-based al Qaeda affiliate Fatah al Islam has been killed while attempting to travel to Iraq to join the insurgency. Abdul...

FBI Hunts Nuke Technician as Suspect in ‘Dirty Bomb’ plot

It has been widely established by counter-terror agencies around the world, that terror groups remain highly interested in such "dirty playthings" writes Defense-Update.com analyst David...
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