Counterterrorism

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Up to 1 million people could be forced to flee their homes in Iraq soon as fighting intensifies in a government offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
French President Francois Hollande vowed to strengthen his country's role in the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria after a deadly attack on Nice, which has not yet been claimed by any group.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Here in Brazil, it’s not unusual to hear bloodcurdling screams in the airport; they’re usually just the sounds of teens playfully chasing each other through the terminal. It’s also not unusual to see suitcases sitting near the boarding gates, left by travelers who wandered off to get coffee.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Brazil is revising its security for next month’s Summer Olympic Games in the wake of the attack in Nice, France, that killed 84 people, officials said as they carried out the latest in a series of counterterrorism exercises.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Nigeria and South Africa are stepping up cooperation in the area of defense, as part of measures to tackle the security challenges in both countries and Africa, especially regarding terrorism.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Dozens of people have disappeared in the past two years at the hands of counterterrorism forces in Kenya, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Wednesday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Before they begin the long-anticipated push to liberate Mosul, a battle many expect to mark the final chapter of the Islamic State’s reign in Iraq, military leaders of the “counter-ISIL” coalition say they need more planning for what happens next.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
As the U.S.-led coalition has begun to gain ground against the Islamic State in Syria, officials have begun focusing attention on another jihadist group they fear may pose a more dangerous long-run threat there, the al-Qaeda affiliate known as Jabhat al-Nusra.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Forces aligned with Libya's U.N.-backed government fought fierce exchanges with Islamic State militants in Sirte on Thursday in which 13 of their fighters were killed and more than 110 wounded, officials said. The government-backed forces have pinned militants back to a small area in the centre of the coastal city after advancing on the Islamic State stronghold in May.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 06:24
NATO leaders will approve the use of AWACS surveillance aircraft to assist the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State extremist group, the alliance's secretary-general said Monday.

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