8 jihadists killed in Ivorian-Burkinabe operation
Eight suspected jihadists were killed and another 38 captured in a joint operation by Burkinabe and Ivorian forces...
Mali set for election runoff, despite virus and jihadist threats
Mali headed into the final round of legislative elections Sunday, aiming to revive public faith in its embattled institutions despite a bloody jihadist conflict and looming viral pandemic.
11 civilians killed in jihadist-hit Niger
At least 11 civilians had been killed in two separate attacks in Niger, which is struggling to contain a wave of jihadist violence, officials said
Fifteen gendarmes killed in attack on Mali camp
Fifteen members of Mali's security forces died in a jihadist assault on Sunday at a camp in the centre of the country, military and local sources said.
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.
Kayla Mueller, IS victim who gave name to anti-Baghdadi operation
The US special forces raid targeting jihadist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was named for Kayla Mueller, a young aid worker who was one of several Americans killed while being held by the Islamic State group.
Baghdadi 'The Ghost': jihadist chief who oversaw IS rise and fall
Reclusive jihadist supremo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi oversaw the bloodstained rise and ultimate collapse of his Islamic State group's "caliphate" while keeping such a low profile that he was nicknamed "The Ghost". After proclaiming himself caliph in 2014, Baghdadi held sway over seven million people across swathes of Syria and Iraq, where IS implemented its brutal…
Regime fire kills civilian in northwest Syria
Regime fire killed a civilian in a jihadist-dominated region of northwest Syria Sunday, a monitor said, the first such death since a truce to protect the area. Airstrikes on Idlib province and nearby areas have stopped since Thursday when the government announced a ceasefire for the area following three months of deadly bombardment.
Russian strikes shut underground Syria hospital
Russian air strikes on an underground hospital in the jihadist-held Syrian province of Idlib on Sunday forced the closure of the facility, a medical organisation and war monitor said. The hospital on the outskirts of Hass, in the south of Idlib province, was hit by air strikes, in an attack captured on film by an…
Sri Lankan man who confronted bomber at church door remembered
Ramesh Raju has become a hero to the shell-shocked congregation of the Zion evangelical church in Batticaloa after he died stopping a suicide bomber who was bent on killing hundreds of people. Nearly a week after the bombing, the road leading to Raju's house in the eastern city is flanked by posters and photographs of…