Russian air strike kills six civilians in Syria
An air strike Saturday by key Damascus ally Russia killed six civilians including a child in the embattled opposition bastion of Idlib in northwestern Syria, a war monitor. The strike hit the village of Jabala in the south of the Idlib region, taking the lives of all six from the same family, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
16 killed in Burkina Faso mosque attack
Sixteen people died and two were seriously injured in an attack on a mosque in Burkina Faso's volatile north, security sources said Saturday.
Al-Qaeda attack kills 19 soldiers in Yemen
Al-Qaeda gunmen killed 19 soldiers in an attack on an army base in southern Yemen Friday, security officials said, a day after deadly assaults by rebels and a jihadist bomber.
Al-Qaeda heir Hamza bin Laden killed
Osama bin Laden's son Hamza, chosen an heir to the leadership of Al-Qaeda, has been killed, US media reported Wednesday citing American officials.
US slaps sanctions on Al-Qaeda affiliate in Mali
The US Treasury on Tuesday imposed sanctions on an Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group in Mali that carried out deadly attacks on the west African country's armed forces.
Terror attacks on the rise in Mali
Security is worsening in Mali with terror attacks on the rise, targeting UN peacekeepers, Malian troops, international forces and civilians, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned in a report on Tuesday. The threat from extremist groups has spread from northern Mali to the center of the West African country, complicating efforts to implement a peace deal…
Africa Regional Media Hub mediating U.S. policymakers and the continent
Africa Regional Media Hub, a unit of United States (U.S) Department of State’s Bureau of Public Affairs, in its mission in bridging the gap between the U.S. government...
New York commemorates 17th anniversary of September 11
New York on Tuesday honored the nearly 3,000 people killed on September 11, 2001 in a ceremony at Ground Zero, the site where hijacked Al-Qaeda planes brought down the Twin Towers.