Tuesday, June 4, 2019
At least 15 “GNA militants” were killed when Khalifa Haftar’s Libya National Army (LNA) repelled attacks on the Tripoli airport here, said LNA General Command press service director Khalifa Obeidi on Monday.
“LNA repelled an armed attack by (GNA armed) groups…on Tripoli airport on Sunday morning,” Sputnik quoted Obeidi as saying.
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have said that soldiers on Thursday killed 26 rebels linked to the Islamic State.
The rebels were killed in a shootout during an attack in Congo’s Ebola zone in a village near the city of Beni.
Sunday, May 26, 2019
The United States military said on Saturday that it killed three Islamic State (IS) fighters in Somalia’s Puntland region in an air attack on Friday.
The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement that no civilians were killed or injured in the strike which was conducted in cooperation with Somali government targeting ISIS (the IS) encampment in the Golis Mountains.
Saturday, May 25, 2019
A Tripoli hotel used for meetings by Libya’s UN-backed government was damaged in an apparent rocket attack on Friday.
The Government of National Accord led by Prime Minister Fayez Al Sarraj blamed forces loyal to a rival administration for the early morning attack on the Rixos hotel.
Friday, May 24, 2019
Islamic State’s West Africa branch claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a raid in Nigeria two days earlier in which it said 20 soldiers had been killed, and released a video purporting to show the execution of nine other Nigerian soldiers.
A security source and a humanitarian worker, both requesting anonymity because they were not allowed to speak to media, said insurgents struck the northeastern town of Gubio in Borno state on Monday evening, in vehicles mounted with heavy machine guns and on motorbikes.