Tag: Al qaeda

  • Nigerians demand departure of United States troops

    Nigerians demand departure of United States troops

    Hundreds of Nigerians protesters have taken to the street of Niger’s capital to demand the departure of United States (US) troops, after the military government further shifted its strategy by ending a military accord with the US and welcoming Russian military instructors. The crowd on Saturday waved Nigerien flags in a demonstration that recalled anti-French…

  • Defining photos the world will never forget as US marks 20th Anniversary of the infamous Osama Bin Laden led al-Qaeda attack

    Defining photos the world will never forget as US marks 20th Anniversary of the infamous Osama Bin Laden led al-Qaeda attack

    Today September 11, 2021,  marks 20 years since Osama Bin Laden led al-Qaeda terrorists in hijacking three commercial planes and attacking the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, killing 2,996 people (2,977 victims + 19 al-Qaeda terrorists) in New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Terrorists were trained in Afghanistan during the Taliban’s rule, and 20 years…

  • UPDATE; Taliban in control of Afghanistan, panic in Kabul

    UPDATE; Taliban in control of Afghanistan, panic in Kabul

    Victorious Taliban fighters patrolled Kabul on Monday after a stunningly swift end to Afghanistan’s 20-year war, as thousands of people mobbed the city’s airport trying to flee the group’s feared hardline brand of Islamist rule. President Ashraf Ghani fled the country on Sunday night as the insurgents encircled the capital, capping a military victory that…

  • At least 15 killed in suicide bombing at Somalia army camp

    At least 15 killed in suicide bombing at Somalia army camp

    At least 15 people were killed Tuesday morning in a suicide attack on an army training center in the Somali capital Mogadishu, an officer at the scene told AFP. A suicide bomber, “disguised as a soldier”, blew himself up in front of recruits “who were lining up in front of the” General Dhegobadan military camp…

  • 10 years after his death, Bin Laden still haunts Pakistan

    10 years after his death, Bin Laden still haunts Pakistan

    Children play cricket in a patch of scorched grass and scattered rubble in Abbottabad — all that remains of the final lair of the man who was once the most wanted person on the planet. It was in this Pakistani city that Osama bin Laden was killed in the clandestine “Operation Geronimo” raid by US…

  • Three UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack, six wounded

    Three UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack, six wounded

    Three United Nations peacekeepers were killed and six wounded in central Mali on Wednesday after a convoy struck an explosive device and came under fire, the UN said in a statement. It was not clear who carried out the attack about 20 kilometres north of the town of Bambara-Maoudé in the Timbuktu region. Islamist groups…

  • See The Crocodile That ate over 80 humans in Ugandan village

    See The Crocodile That ate over 80 humans in Ugandan village

    Once upon a time, a village in Uganda never had peace due to the presence of the world’s most prolific man-eater. ‘Osama the crocodile’, lived in Lake Victoria and never spared any human it comes across. Measuring 16ft from snout to tail, and weighing one ton, Osama allegedly devoured humans and maimed several others. The…

  • Trial of Malian jihadist set to begin at ICC

    Trial of Malian jihadist set to begin at ICC

    The trial of Malian jihadist Al Hassan Ag Abdoul-Aziz is expected to begin at the International Criminal Court in The Hague on Tuesday. Mr Abdoul-Aziz is accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Mali. He headed the Islamic police in Timbuktu eight years ago when it was under the control of Islamist militant…

  • US Begins Withdrawing Troops In Afghanistan

    US Begins Withdrawing Troops In Afghanistan

    Withdrawing of troops from Afghanistan as part of a deal with the Taliban aimed at bringing peace to the country has started. The US agreed to reduce its troops from about 12,000 to 8,600 within 135 days of signing the agreement. Drawing back troops was a condition of the historic peace deal signed by the…

  • 25 Mali armed forces killed, 60 missing after jihadists attacks

    25 Mali armed forces killed, 60 missing after jihadists attacks

    According to Mali’s government spokesperson Yaya Sangare, 25 Mali Armed Forces (FAMa) were killed and about 60 missing after jihadists attacked army camps in Boulkessi and Mondoro in the central Mopti region. The country also said 40 people died during in fighting between Malian soldiers and terrorists in central Mali. The north and centre of…

  • Osama Bin Laden’s Son Dead

    Osama Bin Laden’s Son Dead

    Hamza Bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden, died in an air strike, US media outlets reported citing intelligence officials. The place or date of death were unclear. The Pentagon did not comment. Bin Laden, thought to be aged about 30, had released audio and video messages calling for attacks on the…

  • Tanzanian, 2 Kenyans Sentenced over a 2015 University Attack that Claimed 148 Lives

    Tanzanian, 2 Kenyans Sentenced over a 2015 University Attack that Claimed 148 Lives

    A Kenyan court has sentenced a Tanzanian to life in prison and two other Kenyans to 41 years in prison each for taking a role in University attack that left 148 people dead in the year of 2015 in Kenya. The three had earlier been found guilty of conspiracy to commit a terrorist attack and…

  • US Hunt for Osama Bin Laden’s Son as he Wants to Revenge Father’s Death

    US Hunt for Osama Bin Laden’s Son as he Wants to Revenge Father’s Death

    The United States has declared Osama Bin Laden’s Son, Hamza Bin Laden wanted and placed a bounty of $1Million to anyone that can provide information leading to his whereabouts. It has emerged that Hamza is now the leader of the Islamist militant group, Al-Qaeda. BBC reports that Hamza is believed to be based near the…

  • 8 Dead, Over 45 Wounded after Suicide Bombers Stormed a Church

    8 Dead, Over 45 Wounded after Suicide Bombers Stormed a Church

    At least eight people were killed and over 45 others injured after two suicide bombers attacked a packed catholic church in Pakistan on Sunday, December 17. In there explosive vests, the men stormed the church in Quetta city during Sunday services and opened fire on the hundreds inside. Police guards at the church exchanged fire…

  • Suicide Bomber Dressed in Police Uniform Attacks Police Academy in Somali

    Suicide Bomber Dressed in Police Uniform Attacks Police Academy in Somali

    Officials from Somali`s capital of Mogadishu have confirmed the death of 10 people after a suicide bomber carried an attack at a police academy on Thursday. Reports say the attacker was dressed in a police uniform when he carried the attack inside the training camp of the academy in the early hours of Thursday. Some…

  • British Armed Forces Launch Mission to Kill or Capture Osama Bin Laden’s Son

    British Armed Forces Launch Mission to Kill or Capture Osama Bin Laden’s Son

    Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza bin Laden, is the target of a top-secret mission involving British armed forces who want the new al-Qaeda chief dead or alive. The now 28-year-old is said to be ‘active’ and plotting attacks on the West following the death of his father, who was shot dead by US Navy Seals in 2011.…

  • Al-Qaeda plots attacks on African countries

    Al-Qaeda plots attacks on African countries

    As the country struggles to curb the violent activities of the Islamic fundamentalist sect, Boko Haram, international intelligence agencies have uncovered plans by al-Qaeda, to launch fresh attacks on Nigeria, Ghana and two other African countries. Al-Qaeda, which was founded by the late Osama bin Laden, has launched attacks all over the world. Investigations authoritatively…

  • Somali president escapes ambush

    Somali president escapes ambush

    Somalia’s president Sharif Shekh Ahmed escaped an ambush unharmed Tuesday as Al-Qaeda linked Shebab fighters attacked his armoured convoy in territory recently wrested from the extremists, officials said. “Desperate terrorist militants tried to disturb the visit of the president at the Afgoye corridor by ambushing his convoy, but security forces repulsed them,” said Somali security…