|Isis and al-Qaeda join forces in West Africa|
Added: 23.02.2020 15:04 | 10 views | 0 comments
Groups linked to al-Qaeda and the Islamic State, at war with each other in the Middle East, are working together to take control of territory across a vast stretch of West Africa, US and local officials say, sparking fears the regional threat could grow into a global crisis. Fighters appear to be coordinating attacks and carving out mutually agreed-upon areas of influence in the Sahel, a strip of land south of the Sahara desert. The rural territory at risk is so large it could “fit multiple Afghanistans and Iraqs,” said brigade general Dagvin Anderson, head of the US military’s Special Operations arm in Africa. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the...
|As ISIS Promotes Vehicle Attacks, Terrorists Strike In Europe And U.S.|
Added: 01.11.2017 16:35 | 0 views | 0 comments
The Islamic State began urging supporters to carry out vehicle attacks last year. Europe, where weapons are harder to obtain, has suffered multiple attacks. Now New York has been hit.