IS suffers heavy Syria losses despite Kurd pause
At least 45 Islamic State group fighters have been killed around their last enclave in Syria despite a pause in a two-month Kurdish-led assault, a monitor said on Wednesday.
IS kills 3 Iraq village chiefs in a week
Jihadists have killed three village chiefs in less than a week in Iraq's restive north, local officials said Saturday, as the targeting of state representatives escalates.
Ekhomu warns FG against credible ISIS threat
Security expert, Dr. Ona Ekhomu, has warned the Federal Government about a credible threat of ISIS attacks in the northeast and beyond...
Two dead in suspected IS suicide bomb attack on Libya oil company
Suicide bombers suspected of being from the Islamic State group stormed the headquarters of Libya's National Oil Company on Monday and killed at least two people, officials said.
Drought puts Iraq at risk of jihadist resurgence
Iraq risks a jihadist resurgence if it fails to tackle a critical drought and other climate-related security issues, according to a study presented to the UN Security Council and made public Saturday. "The combination of its hydrological limitations, increasing temperatures and extreme weather events puts pressure on basic resources and undermines livelihood security for Iraq's…
Suicide car bomber kills 11 in western Iraq
A suicide bomber blew up a vehicle in the town of Al-Qaim in western Iraq on Wednesday, killing at least 11 people, five of them security personnel, police said.
Counting Islamic State members, an impossible task
Dramatically weakened on the ground, the Islamic State group faces military defeat in its one-time "caliphate" -- but experts say it is almost impossible to know how many members it still has.
Nigeria and the ISIS threat alert
Recent reports by a United Kingdom newspaper, The Sun, that leaders of the terrorist group, Islamic State, are sneaking battle-hardened jihadists from Syria into Nigeria...
Nigeria’s territorial integrity not under threat, says Defence Headquarters
The Defence Headquarters has dismissed reports making the rounds that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) had been sending its members to Nigeria to train members of the Boko Haram sect. In a statement yesterday in Abuja, the Acting Director, Defence Information, Brigadier-General John Agim, said there was a concrete evidence to back their…