Heather Holdaway

The Slow Burn Of The Taliban: Recent Rash Of Attacks Leave Scores Dead In Afghanistan

An estimated 40 Taliban fighters have been killed by Afghan security forces in the southern Helmand in a gun fight that lasted for 12 hours, according to Aljazeera. Insurgents attacked a market in the central Gereshk district on the morning of Friday the August 4th, Afghan news outlet TOLOnews reported. […]

Sinai Bombings Continue: Seven Dead In Bombing Attempt Crushed By Egyptian Forces

The Egyptian military has credited a tank driver for saving scores of civilians by stopping a car bomb in its tracks on July 25th. The 4×4 was approaching a checkpoint in the North Sinai region, south of al-Arish when the tank rammed into it. Upon failing to stop, the tank […]