terrorism in the east

Gunmen attack Pakistani stock exchange

Four gunmen attacked the Pakistani Stock Exchange building in the city of Karachi on Monday but security forces soon killed them all, police said. Two other people were also killed, the military said. The gunmen …

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Turkish soldier killed by terrorists in N Iraq

A Turkish soldier was killed in a clash with terrorists in Operation Claw-Tiger zone in northern Iraq, the Defense Ministry said on June 28, Hurriyet daily reports. The ministry offered condolences to the family of the soldier and the …

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New ISIS chief' captured in Iraq - media

The new ISIS leader has been arrested by Iraqi intelligence officers, according to local reports. Abdul Nasser Qirdash, 'the candidate to succeed the terrorist Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi' was captured, according to the National …

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US-led coalition leaves al Taqaddum air base in Iraq

The international coalition forces, tasked with fighting the Islamic State (banned in Russia) militant group, on Saturday handed over their position in al-Habbaniyah air base in the western province of Anbar to the Iraqi security forces, Xinhua …

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US and Taliban sign peace deal

The US and the Taliban have signed an agreement aimed at paving the way towards peace in Afghanistan after more than 18 years of conflict, BBC News reports. The US and its Nato allies have agreed to withdraw all their troops from the country …

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Extremists who planned terror acts detained in Almaty

Kazakh National Security Committee officers have detained two suspected extremists in Almaty who were planning terrorist attacks in crowded places, the committee said. According to the Kazakh authorities, the suspects were detained on …

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Jerusalem terror attack: 15 Israeli troops injured

A motorist slammed his car into a group of Israeli soldiers this morning, wounding 15 before fleeing the scene, the Israeli military said.  Fifteen soldiers were injured, Jerusalem Post reported, adding that one of the injured in …

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Five terrorists arrested in Kazakhstan

Five people have been arrested in Kazakhstan on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack in a public space, the country's National Security Committee said. They were detained in the cities of Karaganda and Taraz. All …

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Turkey condemns Belgium for failing to try PKK suspects

Turkeys' Foreign Ministry has criticized the Belgian Federal Prosecutor's Office's decision to ratify a ruling by the Belgian Chamber of Indictments to prevent an investigation into 36 terrorist PKK-linked suspects for disregarding …

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Turkish police arrest 4 Daesh/ISIS terror suspects

Turkish police arrested four suspects in eastern Turkey linked to the Daesh/ISIS terror group, security sources said on Wednesday, Anadolu agency reports. Police in the eastern Malatya province arrested four terror suspects in …

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New U.S. Ambassador to Russia names priority areas

Newly appointed U.S. ambassador to Russia John Sullivan said he will try to focus on areas where the two sides can cooperate. Sullivan said he has a range of priorities: Cooperating on an arms-control strategy that …

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