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Official: Syrian Army Preparing For Counterattack On Islamic State

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian army is deploying troops in areas near the ancient town of Palmyra in apparent preparation for a counterattack to retake it from the Islamic State group, an official said. 466 more words


Usama Bin Laden 'treasure trove' not revealing much

U.S. Intelligence Department releases the Bin Laden’s personal library

Four years after the death of Osama Bin Laden, the U.S. government on Wednesday finally released documents found at his Pakistani compound. 222 more words

Gov Beat

Marilyn Ogar Soars High

As a reward for dedication to duty, the stylish spokesperson of the Department of State Security (DSS), Marilyn Ogar, has been promoted to the position of a Director of the service. 535 more words

Nigerian Politics

The Texas Attack: An Expression of Daesh’s Reach?

A new brief reaction piece for my home institute RUSI looking at some of the current trends in ISIS and jihadism. My preference is to use ISIS, but it appears as though the institutional choice is Daesh. 1,928 more words


Nigerian Army Rescues 300 Women And Girls, None From Chibok

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops rescued nearly 300 girls and women during an offensive Tuesday against Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Sambisa Forest, the military said, but they did not include any of the schoolgirls kidnapped from Chibok a year ago. 770 more words


That Nonsense Abraham A. Ariyo Presented As An Explanation

While I still doubt the authenticity of this explanation by the Nigerian cardiologist based in the US who called for the killing of the Igbos home and abroad because I know that some of his sympathizers are work. 194 more words

Nigerian Politics

FBI agents nab six Americans attempting to join ISIS

Federal agents arrested six men on terrorism charges across two states, accused for attempting to travel to Syria and join the ranks of ISIS, also known as the Islamic State, Federal authorities announced the arrests on Monday. 182 more words