Global Terrorism Current Affairs - 2020

Ammonium Nitrate: The Beirut Explosion

A catastrophic blast occurred recently at the Lebanon capital, Beirut. The blast was driven by tonnes of Ammonium Nitrate that killed more than 135 people. Also, it injured more than 1000s. Ammonium Nitrate Ammonium Nitrate is a white, crystalline chemical that is soluble in water. It is the main ingredient used to manufacture commercial explosives Read More…

United Nations: Tehrik-i-Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud of Pakistan declared global terrorist

The United Nations Security Council has added Baitullah Mehsud of Pakistan to ISIL and Al-Qaida sanctions list. This has brought in asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo to the Pakistani national. Highlights The Tehrik-e-Taliban Terror in Pakistan (TTP) leader Noor Wali Mehsud was designated as global terrorist by the United Nations for participating in Read More…

President Trump: IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead

On October 27, 2019, USA president Donald Trump announced that the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died in a raid conducted by US special forces in north western Syria. According to the announcement, Baghdadi killed himself by detonating a suicide vest. He died running into a dead-end tunnel. He ignited the vest killing himself Read More…

Short Note: UN Global Counter Terrorism Coordination Compact

To deal with the rising problem of Terrorism, United Nation chief along with 39 organizational entities, Interpol and World custom organization signed a framework to deal with terrorism and promote peace and sustainable growth. The agreement is non-binding in nature. The UN Global counter terrorism coordination compact is also termed as Global compact. The Global Read More…