Nigeria: Niger and Chad Army recover city seized by Boko Haram

The Nigerien and Chadian army launched an offensive against Boko Haram in Nigeria and retook the city of Damasak (northeast) in the hands of the Islamists who controlled it since November, Chadian security sources said this Monday. 200 Boko Haram fighters were killed in the...

African countries plan to create regional force to fight Boko Haram

The African Union (AU) said on Friday that the Islamist group Boko Haram has become a threat to the security of the entire African continent and they “require a collective response.” For this reason, the Council for Peace and Security of the AU called for the...

Suspects of the attack against Charlie Hebdo would be cornered by police

Cherif and Kouachi Said, suspects of the Charlie Hebdo slaughter were entrenched this Friday with a hostagem in a company, located 40 kilometers northeast of Paris, after a chase and an shootout with security forces, police sources have stated. After the shooting, which left no...

Hamas is removed from the terrorist list of the EU by court decision

An EU court ordered the removal of the Palestinian group Hamas from the terrorist list of the EU for procedural reasons, but said that the bloc can maintain asset freeze measures against its members. Hamas was on the terrorist list of the EU since 2001, as part of more extensive...

Australia: Hostages kidnapped by jihadist are released in Sydney

Police in Australia has confirmed the death of three people, including the kidnapper, and four wounded in the operation to free the hostages that were taken today by an alleged Muslim cleric in a cafe in the center of Sydney. During the operation, 3 people died, including the...

Alleged jihadist kidnaps several people in Sydney cafe

An armed man of Arab origin kidnapped on Monday morning (local time) several people at a cafe in Sydney, without reports of injured people so far. Dozens of police surrounding the Lindt Chocolat Café, an establishment located in Martin Place, a pedestrian plaza of the financial...

Senate report reveals that the CIA used brutal torture techniques

The US Senate issued this Tuesday a report on the brutal torture techniques the CIA used to interrogate suspects after the 2001 attacks. The report contains harsh revelations about the secret program launched by the government of President George W. Bush (2001-2009), to...

Ex-Navy Seal who shot Osama Bin Laden receives threats from jihadists

The former combatant of the Navy SEAL, elite troop of the US Navy, Robert O’Neill, 38, who worked under absolute secrecy, was threatened of death by jihadists after publicly revealing that he was who executed the leader of Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden. O’Neill told the...