terrorism in the east

Lavrov urges SCO to boost anti-terrorism efforts

Members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) have spoken out in favor of stepping up their activities to fight extremism and prevent conflict situations in Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on the …

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Nine terrorists eliminated in Derbent

In Dagestan, during the counter-terrorist operation, the law enforcement officers neutralized nine militants, the information center of the National Antiterrorism Committee reported. According to the ministry, the terrorists planned to …

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Group of militants eliminated in Derbent

In Derbent, the officers of the law enforcement agencies eliminated a group of militants in the framework of the counter-terrorism operation. The special operation continues, a source in the law enforcement agencies of Dagestan said. He …

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Iraq carries out air strikes on ISIS in Syria

Iraq carried out air strikes on ISIS positions in Syria a week after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said his country would defend itself from militant threats across the border. Iraqi F-16 warplanes crossed into Syria …

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Three soldiers killed in Turkey's Sirnak

  At least three soldiers were killed in action, another was injured following a terror attack by the PKK in southeastern Turkey's Şırnak province. The attack reportedly took place near Kuyutepe base area, where …

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Israel attacks Hamas after bomb explodes on Gaza border

The Israeli military said it has struck several Hamas targets in Gaza after a bomb planted on the border exploded near Israeli troops. According to the military, the explosive device was placed along the border fence area during …

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Vehicle crashes into crowd in Germany, killing several

Police in the western German city of Muenster say a vehicle has crashed into a crowd there, killing several people and injuring others, Orlando Sentinel writes. The German news agency dpa has quoted police as saying the driver of that …

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US to complete mission to defeat ISIS in Syria

Special US envoy for the global coalition against ISIS Brett McGurk, speaking alongside Votel at an event in Washington, said the US fight against ISIS was not over. "We are in Syria to fight ISIS. That is our …

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PKK militants attack military base in Turkey’s Siirt

Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants staged an attack near a military base in southeast Turkey’s Siirt province, killing six Turkish security force members and wounding seven, security sources said. They said the attack …

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Turkish jets kill 41 PKK militants in Iraq

A total of 41 Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed during an air operation on March 22 in northern Iraq, the Turkish army said. The Turkish General Staff said in a statement that members of the PKK, who were …

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Militant neutralized in Dagestan

During a counter-terrorist operation (CTO) regime introduced in the Botlikh district of Dagestan, one person was neutralized, the NAC reports. Details of the capture of the militant are not reported. Recall, the CTO regime …

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CTO regime introduced in Dagestani village of Andi

This afternoon, the regime of the counter-terrorist operation (CTO) was introduced in Dagestan, the representative of the operational headquarters of the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) in the Republic reported. The CTO regime …

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Istanbul police detain 14 ISIS militants

Turkey's security officials say police have detained 14 suspected ISIS militants during an anti-terrorist operation in Istanbul. They added that the operation is still underway in nine districts of Istanbul. According to …

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