Counterterrorism

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 09:51
A joint military operation between Chad and Niger has killed 123 Boko Haram militants since July and recovered a significant quantity of weapons, Niger's Defence Ministry said on Friday.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 09:22
Turkish officers will train over 10,000 Somali National Army soldiers to fight al-Shabaab terror group. About 200 Turkish officers will be deployed to the facility in Mogadishu to deliver the first stage of training.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 08:07
Belgian authorities plan to expand their intensified law-enforcement efforts beyond Molenbeek, the Brussels neighborhood that was home to several suicide bombers, said officials, who also publicly detailed steps taken in recent months to curb terror threats.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 08:02
Kenya has gotten support from Jordan for its counter terrorism activities. Fighter pilots of the Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF) are to receive training from Jordan.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 07:51
U.S. and Indian troops are wrapping up counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism training this month in Uttarakhand, an Indian state that borders Chinese-occupied Tibet. The 22-day exercise at the Chaubattia Military Station aims to hone the soldiers’ ability to plan and conduct missions together.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:43
NATO hopes to deploy AWACS aircraft to the Middle East as early as October to support the US-led coalition’s fight against the Islamic State group, a top NATO official said Monday.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:30
Conventional U.S. ground forces are participating in counter-terrorist missions in Afghanistan, but not accompanying Afghan security forces on combat operations, the commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan said Friday.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:25
Eight Brazilians arrested before the Rio Olympics for belonging to a loosely organized group that supported Islamic State and discussed attacking the games were charged on Friday under Brazil's anti-terrorism law.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 08:16
The head of a secretive U.S.-backed counterterrorism Fusion Center based in the capital says Tunisian government authorities are keeping at least 1,000 people under surveillance in the nation on suspicion that they are clandestine operatives of the Islamic State group.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 06:17
It’s been nearly 15 years since the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but the U.S. has hardly made any net gains against the brand of radical extremism that inspired al Qaeda and similar groups, co-chairmen of the 9/11 Commission claimed Wednesday.

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