Category: Terrorism

UAE: Killers of Hamas leader ‘identified’ by Dubai police

Dubai, 30 Jan.(AKI) – Dubai police said they have identified the killers of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a senior Hamas commander assassinated in a hotel room in the United Arab Emirates earlier this month.

11 killed in heavy Mogadishu fighting

Fierce fighting between Somali government forces, supported by African Union (AU) peacekeeping forces andAl-Qaeda-linked Somali terrorists killed at least 11 people, mainly civilians. According to official sources, at least 25 others were injured in the clashes in the capital Mogadishu on Friday.

Three FARC rebels killed in border clash

Three suspected guerrillas from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have been gunned down by Panamanian police in a gunbattle in the remote border province of Darien on Wednesday, according to the Panamanian government.

Germany to Add 500 Troops in Afghanistan

Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) — Germany will send 500 additional troops to Afghanistan as part of a refocused strategy in the north of the country, Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

Pakistan’s ISI and the Taliban

Published: January 26 2010 02:00 | Last updated: January 26 2010 02:00 Pakistan’s security establishment, which wields influence over the Afghan Taliban, says it is ready to facilitate talks to end the Afghanistan conflict in return for greater US…

Iraq: Multiple blasts shatter recent calm in capital

Baghdad, 25 Jan. (AKI) – At least three bomb blasts struck separate locations in central Baghdad on Monday. The blasts killed at least 11 people and injured at least 21 people, police said. The explosions ended over six weeks of…

Suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists kill 3 Yemeni soldiers in Shabwa

Government officials reported the deaths of three Yemeni soldiers, who were killed when unknown gunmen opened fire at their military checkpoint in the Shabwa province on Sunday. One other soldier was said to have suffered injuries as the attack was…

Terrorism Watch Lists Don’t Necessarily Bar Entry, Officials Say

WASHINGTON(CongressDaily) — U.S. intelligence officials have acknowledged the government knowingly allows foreigners whose names are on terrorist watch lists to enter the country in order to track their movement and activities (see GSN, Jan. 13).