Feb 23, 2016

Gun woman used in foiled copter skyjacking tied to Greek anarchists

Greece’s anti-terrorism squad is investigating the attempted hijacking of a helicopter by a woman armed with a gun that police have linked to a domestic militant anarchist group. Police say the pilot wrestled with the woman and — although she fired three shots — ...

Jan 29, 2016

Tunnel collapse claims seven Hamas militants in Gaza

Seven Hamas militants were confirmed killed Thursday after a tunnel built for fighting Israel collapsed in the Gaza Strip, highlighting concerns that yet another conflict could eventually erupt in the Palestinian enclave. The Ezzedine Al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’s armed wing, said that four militants managed ...

U.S. presses Toyota over how Islamic State got its truck fleet

Oct 8, 2015

U.S. presses Toyota over how Islamic State got its truck fleet

Toyota has spoken with U.S. officials about the prominent use of its vehicles by militants in Syria, Iraq and Libya. “We are supporting the U.S. Treasury Department’s broader inquiry into international supply chains and the flow of capital and goods in the Middle East,” ...

Pakistan says its airstrikes killed 65 militants near Afghan border

Aug 18, 2015

Pakistan says its airstrikes killed 65 militants near Afghan border

Pakistani airstrikes killed 65 militants on Monday in two tribal regions along the Afghan border, the army said, part of a yearlong campaign against insurgents in rugged areas where they have long sheltered. Strikes in two areas of North Waziristan killed 50 militants and ...

Dec 26, 2014

Al-Shabab militants attack AU Somalia base; at least five dead

Gunmen attacked the African Union’s main base in Mogadishu on Thursday, leading to an exchange of gunfire between militants and soldiers that left at least five militants dead, an official with the mission in Somalia said. Somali extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the ...