At least three Nigerian troops died when scores of jihadists ambushed a military convoy in northeastern Yobe state, two security sources said on Saturday. Convoys have come under increasing attack from Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) rebels in Nigeria's northeast where soldiers are battling to end a 12-year nsurgency that has killed more than…
At least three Burkina Faso soldiers were killed and seven others wounded in an attack near the southern border with the Ivory Coast, security sources said on Tuesday.
Britain's former prime minister Tony Blair warned on Monday that "radical Islam" remained a "first-order security threat" to the world despite two decades confronting the issue across the globe.
Around 100 civilians were killed overnight in the deadliest attack in Burkina Faso since jihadist violence erupted in the country in 2015, security and local sources said Saturday.
Dozens of people were killed during coordinated jihadist attacks staged in northern Mozambique's Palma town, the defence ministry said Sunday, four days after the raids were launched.
The leader of jihadist group Al-Shabaab has called for attacks on "American and French interests" in Djibouti, less than two weeks before the country's presidential election.
The death toll in a suspected jihadist attack in Niger last week -- the deadliest ever to hit the country -- has now risen to 141, the government said on Saturday.
13 Nov 2020
A court in Mali's capital Bamako sentenced an Islamist militant leader and 14 other people to death on Friday for jihadist activity in the south of the war-torn Sahel state. "I don't regret anything because our fight is against the secularism of the Malian state. If I had the opportunity, I would do it again,"…
6 Sep 2020
Mali's army, which staged last month's coup in the war-torn nation, is taking on a role in politics despite being hamstrung...
9 Jul 2020
The death toll from a jihadist attack on a military convoy in northeast Nigeria has risen from 23 to 35, while 30 troops are still missing, security sources said Thursday.
4 Jul 2020
The United Nations on Saturday said two civilians including a five-year-old child were killed and an aid helicopter damaged in a jihadist attack in restive northeast Nigeria.