Somali jihadists kill three Americans in attack on Kenya military base
Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday stormed a military base used by US forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region, killing three American citizens...
Al-Shabaab militants attack US-Kenya military base
Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region
Suspected jihadists kidnap six teachers in Mali, sources say
Six school teachers were kidnapped Friday by suspected jihadists in central Mali because they spoke French in the classroom, local and security forces said.
Air strikes halt in Syria's Idlib after truce called
Airstrikes on Syria's northwestern Idlib region stopped on Saturday, a war monitor said, after the government agreed to a Russian-backed ceasefire following four months of deadly bombardment.
Mozambique leader vows to hunt down jihadist attackers
Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi vowed Wednesday to hunt down and unmask attackers involved in a string of deadly assaults that have battered the country's northern region and killed least 250 people.
14 killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso
Armed men described as jihadists raided a village in Burkina Faso's restive north, killing 14 people, plundering and burning shops and motorbikes, local and security sources said Saturday.
Three accomplices given long sentences for Kenya university attack
A Nairobi court Wednesday sentenced three men to terms ranging from 41 years to life in prison for abetting the massacre of 148 people by Somali jihadists at Garissa University in northeast Kenya in 2015. Judge Francis Andayi said he considered the "helpless" nature of the victims -- mostly students, rounded up at dawn on…
West Africa coastal countries and threat from jihadists
Since the collapse of the “caliphate” in Syria and Iraq, Islamic State (IS) has been looking for other places to raise its black flag.
Cameroon to prosecute seven soldiers over 'atrocity' video
Cameroon's defence ministry said Monday it would prosecute seven soldiers suspected of summarily killing two women and their two children, a video of which was distributed on the internet to widespread outrage. "Seven soldiers arrested on suspicion of extrajudicial executions in the Far North region will be brought before a military court in Yaounde... where…