Subscribe free to our newsletters via your
News About The War Against Terror
July 20, 2016
Baton Rouge suspect was Marine who served in Iraq
Washington (AFP) July 18, 2016
The suspect who shot three police officers dead in Baton Rouge on Sunday was a Marine veteran who served in Iraq, in a chilling parallel with the Dallas cop killings, whose perpetrator served in Afghanistan. Gavin Eugene Long, a 29-year-old African American widely identified as the shooter by US media, turned his gun on police amid a spate of race-tinged violence involving law enforcement. Louisiana State Police Superintendent Colonel Mike Edmonson told reporters the gunman was killed, and there ... read more

.
Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement
Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor

Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
..
US-led coalition resumes strikes against IS from Turkey base
..
Erdogan urges Turks to defend state after coup 'foiled'
..
Fethullah Gulen, the arch-enemy of Turkey's president
..
Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review
. .
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China says S. Korea damaged 'mutual trust'

Faster Speeding Bullets: Russia Test-Fires Its Own Railgun

Russia carries out Iskander-M electronic launches: Report

China, North Korea envoys hold talks in Laos

Top Teams' Automated Cybersecurity Systems Preparing for Final Face-off

GPS jamming: Keeping ships on the 'strait' and narrow

Commission approves acquisition of Arianespace by ASL, subject to conditions

..
Anger, protests and bloodshed in coup-hit Istanbul
Troops filed into Taksim Square uncertain of how they would be received. Before long, angry crowds had gathered to denounce them. ... more
..
US confirms strike on IS commander 'Omar the Chechen'
The Pentagon Thursday acknowledged targeting a top Islamic State group commander, Omar al-Shishani, in an airstrike, but stopped short of confirming his reported death. ... more
..
Pentagon to clarify arms regulations for military personnel
The Pentagon unveiled plans Monday to grant military commanders more authority to arm servicemembers, one year after a deadly attack on military facilities in the southern United States. ... more
..
IS territory shrinks 12 percent since start of 2016: IHS
The Islamic State group lost 12 percent of the territory it holds in Iraq and Syria in the first half of 2016, according to an analysis by research group IHS. ... more
..
Pentagon chief holds talks in Baghdad on anti-IS fight
Pentagon chief Ashton Carter held talks Monday in Baghdad on the fight against the Islamic State group and the strategy to recapture Iraq's second city Mosul from the jihadists. ... more
..
Philippine army: 10 dead in clashes with Islamic militants
Philippine government forces fought hundreds of Islamic militants on two remote islands Thursday, with the military aircraft-backed campaign leaving up to 10 people dead, the army said. ... more
..
Electronic nose smells pesticides and nerve gas
Detecting pesticides and nerve gas in very low concentrations. An international team of researchers led by Ivo Stassen and Rob Ameloot from KU Leuven, Belgium, have made it possible. The best- ... more
..
Nearly 30,000 'foreign terrorists' in Syria, Iraq: UN
Nearly 30,000 "foreign terrorist fighters" are currently in Syria and Iraq, a high-ranking UN official said Tuesday, warning that the risk of attacks in their home countries was growing. ... more
Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor
..
Anti-IS plans unchanged after Baghdad bombing: Pentagon
The horrifying bombing in Baghdad has not sparked changes to the US-led coalition's strategy against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, a Pentagon official said Tuesday. ... more
..
Iraq mourns after more than 200 killed in Baghdad bombing
Iraqis on Monday mourned the more than 200 people killed by a jihadist-claimed suicide car bombing that was among the deadliest ever attacks in the country. ... more
..
In Iraq's Fallujah, broken remnants of IS's 'state'
The Islamic State group flag flying over Iraq's Fallujah is in tatters and its fighters are dead or gone, leaving behind a broken city of bomb-rigged buildings and empty streets. ... more
..
US-backed New Syrian Army looks to cut off IS from Iraq border
As the Islamic State group reels from losses in Iraq and Syria, a group of US-trained Syrian rebels have attacked the jihadists at a key crossing between the two countries. ... more
..
US-backed Syrians bid to cut IS route
US-backed rebel fighters in eastern Syria said they launched an offensive on Tuesday to sever a vital supply route of the Islamic State group to neighbouring Iraq. ... more
..
US official wants anti-IS fight to wrap up within 14 months
The US-led fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria could be completed within 14 months, a senior US official told skeptical lawmakers Tuesday. ... more
..
US official wants anti-IS fight to wrap up within 14 months
The US-led fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria could be completed within 14 months, a senior US official told skeptical lawmakers Tuesday. ... more
..
Pentagon welcomes Fallujah recapture, looks north to Mosul
The Pentagon on Monday welcomed the recapture of the Iraqi city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group, but warned of widespread booby traps and pockets of remaining jihadist resistance. ... more
Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Solar plane nears end of historic round-the-world trip

New discoveries about photosynthesis may lead to solar cells of the future

Scribbles found to be Leonardo da Vinci's earliest notes on laws of friction

Martin Aircraft, Avwatch partner to market jetpack in U.S.

Total lands LNG deal with Japan

Beijing slaps EU, Japan, S. Korea with steel duties

The future of perovskite solar cells has just got brighter - come rain or shine

..
After Fallujah, what's next in the battle against IS?
After Iraqi forces took full control of the Islamic State group's bastion of Fallujah, what's next in the battles against the jihadists, not just in Iraq but in Syria and further afield? ... more
..
Yazidi victim demands genocide trial for IS leaders
Nadia Murad, a slight, soft spoken Yazidi woman from Iraq, endured a three-month nightmare as a sex slave of the Islamic State (IS) group. ... more
..
Pressure mounts on Thai junta over fake bomb detectors
Activists on Monday urged Britain to hand over details of the multi-million-dollar sale to Thailand of fake bomb detectors that led to the detention of scores of innocent people. ... more
..
DHS orders more handheld radiation detectors
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered additional RadSeeker handheld radiation detectors and identifiers from Smiths Detection Inc. ... more
..
US air strikes kill six Al-Qaeda fighters in Yemen
The United States killed six Al-Qaeda fighters last week in three separate air strikes in central Yemen, the military said Friday. ... more
..
IS still 'committing genocide' against Yazidis: UN probe
Islamic State jihadists are still committing genocide against the Yazidi minority in Iraq and Syria, United Nations rights investigators said Thursday. ... more
..
US urges NATO allies to do more against IS
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter on Wednesday urged NATO allies to do more to help the US-led anti-Islamic State coalition finish the job in Iraq and Syria and destroy the jihadi group. ... more
..
Benin boosts security over 'terrorist threat' warning
Benin has put its security forces on alert after being warned of a "new terrorist threat", according to an internal armed forces memo and a senior army officer contacted by AFP Wednesday. ... more
The contents herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2015 - SpaceDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy statement
Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor
Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement