Philippines: Military seizes NPA bomb factory

A camp used by the New People’s Army to manufacture homemade explosives was over ran by joint forces of the military and police in Sitio Cabilocan, Barangay Cabadiagan, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental. After receiving reports on the presence of armed Read More …

African nations, Western partners strive to combat IED threat

A US-trained Kenyan bomb disposal technician stood in a field showing colleagues from more than 20 countries how to collect evidence after the detonation of a roadside explosive. Security experts who met in the Kenyan capital Nairobi last week say Read More …

Afghan forces seize 1000 kgs of explosives, foil deadly attack in Kabul city

The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces have recently seized 1000 kilograms of explosives during an operation in Kabul city. A military source said Monday that the Afghan special force conducted a raid in Kabul city and seized 500kg of Read More …

Syria conflict: £62m UK boost to Lebanon to stop terrorists reaching Europe

A new defensive line of 76 watchtowers and patrol bases has been completed along Lebanon’s border with Syria, which the UK’s ambassador to the country says is vital to prevent terrorists from reaching Europe. The improved border security was funded Read More …

Philippines: 5 suspects in Jolo blast surrender

Five members of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group allegedly behind the twin bombings of a church in Jolo, Sulu have surrendered to authorities, Philippine National Police chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Monday. In a press briefing held at Read More …

Shabaab remains major security threat to Kenya

The Somalia-based Al-Shabaab militant group remains a potent threat to security in the region, although its capacity to stage regular attacks in urban areas has been degraded. The International Crisis Group, a conflict-prevention think tank, in a report released on Read More …

UK and Nigeria step up cooperation to end Boko Haram threat

The UK and Nigeria signed their first ever security and defence partnership in Abuja today. The first ever UK-Nigeria security and defence partnership will transform the way we work together to tackle shared threats and keep our people safe, Theresa Read More …