At least 30 people are dead and more than 80 injured following a suicide bombing in a small Iraqi town. The attacker detonated a truck loaded with explosives in a crowded marketplace on Tuesday about 130 miles north of Baghdad. Most of the deceased were civilians, but at least six Iraqi security forces were killed.
Officials say more than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed in a U.S. airstrike in Somalia. On Tuesday, authorities said the strike hit a training camp about 125 miles northwest of Mogadishu.
Syrian government forces launch airstrikes against the last ISIS stronghold in the country. This comes after the Syrian Army and its allies encircled the city of Abu Kamal near the Iraqi border.
A suspected Islamic State militant accused of kidnapping appears before a judge in France. On Wednesday, authorities issued preliminary terrorism charges to 32-year-old Mehdi Nemmouche. He is accused of helping ISIS hold four French journalists captive for nearly a year in Syria.
Four senior Islamic State leaders are dead following coalition airstrikes throughout Ira” and Syria. On Tuesday, the Department of Defense issued a statement confirming the deaths, saying the move has reduced the groups ability to coordinate and launch attacks. Authorities say the militants, including an external operations coordinator and a weapons facilitator, were killed in airstrikes conducted over a three week period.
Russia is called out for falsely accusing the U.S. of aiding ISIS fighters. On Tuesday, the Russian Ministry of Defense tweeted a photo they claimed was proof the U.S. was aiding ISIS military forces. The photo showed an aerial angle of vehicles traveling on a dirt road.
With a wave of Islamic terror spreading across Europe a new documentary about mass immigration is getting international attention. One America’s Christopher Carter sat down with the filmmaker to discuss the problems Europe is facing.
The U.S. carried out three drone strikes on the Islamic State group and extremist rebels in Somalia. On Sunday, a spokeswoman for the U.S. military command in Africa announced the strikes were carried out over the weekend near Mogadishu and killed several militants.
President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet on the sidelines of the summit in Vietnam. During their brief meeting on Saturday the two leaders discussed alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.