Islamic State group
The European Union on Monday added three Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist commanders in West Africa to its terrorist sanctions blacklist for attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso.
Eight soldiers were killed on Wednesday and 13 wounded in a "terrorist attack" in northern Togo near the border with Burkina Faso, the government said, using a term typically designating jihadists.
Saudi Arabia said Saturday it executed 81 people in one day on a variety of terrorism-related offences, exceeding the total number of executions in the kingdom in the whole of last year. All had been "found guilty of committing multiple heinous crimes", the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported, saying they included convicts linked to…
The head of Islamic State group, whom the US declared dead in a special-forces raid Thursday, was nicknamed the "Destroyer" and presided over massacres of Yazidis before assuming the leadership.
Burkina Faso's government denied that the army had seized control of the country on Sunday after exchanges of gunfire took place at multiple army barracks, including two in the capital.
Jihadist fighters killed nine Syrian soldiers and allied militiamen in an ambush near oil installations in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported Monday.
22 Oct 2021
Eleven Nigerien security personnel died in an ambush against a regional prefect's motorcade near the country's border with Burkina Faso on Wednesday, the interior ministry said on Friday.
5 Sep 2021
Thirteen Iraqi policemen were killed in an Islamic State group attack against a checkpoint in the country's north early Sunday, security
1 Sep 2021
Suspected jihadists killed four people and burnt up to 14 vehicles of a convoy under military escort on Wednesday in Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern Ituri province, a Western monitoring group and local sources said.
2 Apr 2021
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.
3 Nov 2020
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for a deadly shooting rampage in Vienna the day before, the group said in a statement on its Telegram channels.
22 Jun 2020
The government said Monday it had brought home 10 French children of jihadist fighters overnight from a refugee camp in Syria, the latest in a piecemeal repatriation process since the Islamic State group was ousted from its Syrian base in March 2019.