On a peaceful and stable Nigerian state - Part 2
While the schools in Nigeria are obviously sub-standard in facilities, with a negative expression of what constitute success dominating our mental psyche, the students themselves have imbibed...
Attack in northern Burkina Faso kills at least 15
At least 15 people were killed following an attack on a convoy transporting traders in a town in northern Burkina Faso...
Morocco says arrests jihadist who planned 'suicide attack'
The 41-year-old extremist tried to "build expertise in the use of arms", Morocco's central office for judicial investigations said in a statement.
IS says it caused Mali crash that killed 13 French troops
The Islamic State on Thursday claimed responsibility for provoking a collision of two military helicopters which killed 13 French soldiers in Mali.
Islamic State confirms Baghdadi death, names new leader
The Islamic State jihadist group confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and named his replacement as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi, said a statement released Thursday. "We mourn you... commander of the faithful," an audio statement read by Abu Hamza al-Quraishi, presented as the jihadist group's spokesman, said.
IS head Baghdadi believed dead after US strike in Syria
Jihadist supremo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the world's most wanted man, was believed Sunday to have been killed in a US special operation in northwest Syria. The elusive chief of the Islamic State group was thought to be dead after a US military raid in the Idlib region, US media reported early Sunday. The White House…
IS families escape Syria displacement camp
Families of Islamic State (IS) group members escaped a displacement camp in northern Syria where a Turkish offensive against Kurdish forces has sparked fierce fighting...
Trapped in shrinking Syria holdout, IS turns to human shields
On a rooftop near the front line with the Islamic State group's collapsing caliphate in eastern Syria, a US-backed fighter and his comrades sip tea as they await orders to restart the battle.
IS repels US-backed forces from east Syria holdout
The Islamic State group has ousted a US-backed coalition of Kurdish and Arab forces from its holdout in eastern Syria, killing dozens of fighters, a monitoring group said Sunday.
Afghan officials say Islamic State leader killed by airstrikes
The leader of the Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan was killed by airstrikes over the weekend along with 10 other people, government officials said Sunday following a string of deadly attacks by the extremist group. The intelligence agency said Saad Arhabi died in a joint operation with coalition forces late Saturday in the group's eastern…