Thursday, December 5, 2013
News sources from Beledweyne the headquarter town of Hiran region confirm that a heavy fighting occured last night between Alshabab fighters and AMISOM troops based in the region.
The fighting occured when the Alshabab fighters attacked an AMISOM base in the town causing severe casualties on both sides.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Indian army and police forces battled militants overnight in Kashmir, killing three of them, the army said Tuesday, a day after militants killed a top police official in the disputed Himalayan region.
Indian forces launched the joint operation Monday night after learning that militants were hiding in a forest village in the Handwara region, army spokesman Lieut. Colonel Nitin Narhar Joshi said.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Boko Haram fighters on Monday launched what locals describe as fierce and simultaneous attacks on an air force base and international airport in Maiduguri, the capital of the northeastern Borno State, killing and injuring an as-yet-undetermined number of people.
The 7th Army Division responded with heavy gunfire and air attacks that killed “several Boko Haram fighters,” according to Maiduguri resident Musa Ishaqu.
Monday, December 2, 2013
Fighting between Shi’ite Houthi rebels and Sunni Salafis in northern Yemen has killed more than 120 and a government official in charge of enforcing a ceasefire accused the Houthis of breaking the truce, a newspaper said on Sunday.
The latest round of fighting between the Houthis and Salafis has added to the challenges facing US allied Yemen, already grappling with a southern separatist movement and an insurgency by Islamist militants linked to al-Qaeda.