Iraq opens mass grave to identify IS victims
Iraqi authorities said Sunday the remains of 123 people killed by Islamic State group jihadists had been removed from a mass grave in a bid to identify them.
Northern senators worry over insecurity, seek solution
Security challenges in the country have moved senators from the northern part to speak in one voice for the first time.
US couple arrested in plan to join IS in Yemen
A US couple was charged Thursday with support for a terror group after trying to board a Yemen-bound ship to join the Islamic State group, the Justice Department said.
The visit of Idriss Deby to Nigeria
Sir: The visit of Idriss Deby of Chad to President Muhammadu Buhari could not have come at a better time. We may recall that it was him that personally led Chadian troops sometime last year...
IS claims killing of 4 Tunisia soldiers, beheading: SITE
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the February 3 killing of four soldiers in a rugged region of central Tunisia, SITE Intelligence Group reported.
IS claims Baghdad twin bombing that killed 32, wounded 110
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a twin suicide bombing that killed 32 people and wounded 110 at a crowded market in central Baghdad on Thursday.
Mailafia: Resorting to self-help not out of place for communities that face existential threats
Well, factors that are responsible for our current malaise are complex and deeply rooted in the economic and social structure. They range from the impact of globalisation to the failed state syndrome, as well as economic...
IS built up arsenal after 'red flags' ignored: study
Islamic State jihadists were able to build up a major arsenal of explosives, weapons and drones through a sophisticated procurement process that saw "red flags" ignored by governments and suppliers, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.
International terror conspiracy against Nigeria
When Boko Haram merged with ISIS and Al-Qaeda, I expected the Gulf States that are sponsoring ISIS and Al-Qaeda in Syria and Iraq to act to stop them in West Africa.