3 min read

Daily Brief: October 14, 2021

Daily Brief: October 14, 2021

Over the past day, we've mapped 41 events with the following breakdown by event category.

Graves continue to be unearthed in Tarhuna as hundreds of bodies have now been found in an area once occupied by the Libyan National Army.  More graves will likely be found in the weeks to come.

Mass graves found in Tarhuna
Multiple mass graves were found in Tarhuna containing 25 unidentified bodies. Tarhuna was occupied by the Libyan National Army and dozens of mass graves have been found since the ceasefire in the country.

Al-Shabab continues to conduct operations in Somalia and Kenya, as the group seeks to take advantage of the political instability in Somalia.  More frequent attacks are expected in Mogadishu and more populated cities as they try to further destabilize the already fragile government.

Suicide bomber kills five civilians, injures six others in Mogadishu
An al-Shabab suicide bomber killed five civilians and injured six others at a tea shop in Mogadishu Tuesday afternoon.
Al-Shabab IED blast injures six soldiers in Lamu county
An al-Shabab IED blast struck a military convoy in Boni Forest, Lamu country Tuesday night. Six soldiers were injured in the blast.

Assassination plots have led to arrests in Cyprus and the Netherlands.  The suspected Iranian involvement in the Cyprus plot is something that we are closely monitoring and Israeli retaliation for the plot is likely.

Another man arrested in assassination plot on Cyprus
A Pakistani man was arrested in Paphos in connection to an Azeri man arrested last month for a plot to assassinate an Israeli businessman in Cyprus. Phones and other material were seized at the time of his arrest.
Man arrested in connection to plot to assassinate the Dutch PM
A man was arrested in connection to a plot to assassinate acting Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. The suspect will face trial in The Hague next week.
Press ESC to close.

Copyright GeoPioneer

You've successfully subscribed to GeoPioneer Geopolitical Report
Great! Next, complete checkout for full access to GeoPioneer Geopolitical Report
Welcome back! You've successfully signed in
Success! Your account is fully activated, you now have access to all content.
Success! Your billing info is updated.
Billing info update failed.
Your link has expired.