Tag: Militant groups

Philippine Congress votes to extend martial law in south

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Congress voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to approve President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law in the south by a...
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SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni security forces killed at least three suspected militants in a raid early Tuesday in the southern port city of Aden,...
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — A U.S. military drone strike on a vehicle carrying explosives in Somalia has removed "an imminent threat to the people of...
The Latest: Islamic Jihad drops claim of Israeli airstrike

JERUSALEM — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the fallout from the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (all times...
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ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's army says militants opened fire on an army vehicle on patrol in the country's mountainous northwestern region near the Afghan border,...
Bangladesh questions family of man accused of NYC attack

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh counterterrorism officers are questioning the wife and other relatives of a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in...
At rally, Hezbollah chief vows to return focus to Israel

BEIRUT — Tens of thousands of Lebanese and Palestinians attended a Hezbollah rally in Beirut on Monday, where the militant group's leader vowed to...
Iraqi Shiite cleric urges militias to disarm after IS defeat

BAGHDAD — An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric on Monday urged his fighters to hand state-issued weapons back to the government, following Iraq's declaration of...
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MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend the martial law he declared in the country's south by one...
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JERUSALEM — The Israeli military on Sunday said it has destroyed a tunnel built by the Hamas militant group that stretched from the Gaza...

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