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World - Africa
1/21/2023 2:20:00 PM
Burkina Faso's army has freed 66 women and children who were abducted earlier this month by Islamic extremists while gathering food in the country's northern Sahel region, according to a state television report Friday.

World - Africa
1/15/2023 12:01:42 PM
Police said Sunday that eight people were killed in a roadside bombing claimed by Al-Shabaab in central Somalia where a major offensive is underway to retake territory from the jihadists.

World - Africa
1/7/2023 3:50:26 PM
Somalia's government claimed Saturday that the al-Shabab extremist group has for the first time asked to open negotiations, amid a military offensive the government has described as ``total war.''

World - Africa
11/1/2022 10:44:37 PM
The Treasury Department announced sanctions Tuesday against a weapons trafficking network affiliated with the Islamic State group in Somalia and the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group, which are accused of carrying out deadly terrorist acts on civilians including car bombings.

World - Africa
10/31/2022 5:01:40 PM
The death toll from twin car bombings in Somalia's capital has reached 120 and could rise further because some people are still missing, the country's health minister said Monday.

World - Region
9/25/2022 9:59:33 AM
The CIA has revealed a model of Ayman al-Zawahri's safe house, used to brief President Joe Biden about the al-Qaida leader's whereabouts before the agency killed him in a drone strike in Afghanistan.

World - International
8/4/2022 3:02:35 PM
The Taliban said Thursday they are investigating what they described as ``claims'' that al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri was killed in a U.S. drone strike in the Afghan capital.

World - International
8/2/2022 2:50:17 PM
The U.S. drone strike that killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri on the balcony of a Kabul safe house intensified global scrutiny Tuesday of Afghanistan's Taliban rulers and further undermined their efforts to secure international recognition and desperately needed aid.

World - International
8/2/2022 1:36:16 PM
The doors of jihad opened for Ayman al-Zawahri as a young doctor in a Cairo clinic when a visitor arrived with a tempting offer: a chance to treat Islamic fighters battling Soviet forces in Afghanistan.

World - International
8/2/2022 3:45:08 AM
President Joe Biden announced Monday that al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Kabul, an operation he hailed as delivering ``justice'' while expressing hope that it brings ``one more measure of closure'' to families of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.

World - International
8/2/2022 3:44:15 AM
A U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan this weekend killed Ayman al-Zawahri, who helped Osama bin Laden plot the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and ensured al-Qaida survived and spread in the years after.

World - International
8/2/2022 12:13:00 AM
A CIA drone strike has killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri in Afghanistan, according to five people familiar with the matter.

World - Region
6/28/2022 11:24:49 AM
A drone strike by the U.S.-led coalition in northwestern Syria killed a senior member of an al-Qaeda-linked group, Syrian opposition activists and the U.S. military said Tuesday.

World - Africa
5/27/2022 6:28:02 PM
African leaders gathered for a summit Friday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to address growing humanitarian needs on the continent, which is also facing increased violent extremism, climate change challenges and a run of military coups.

World - Africa
5/8/2022 12:26:25 PM
Ami Sana hangs a tattered tarp for a bit of shade where she can rest on a break from pounding stones under the scorching sun.

World - Region
5/7/2022 2:59:06 PM
Clashes at a militia facility in southern Yemen following the arrest of a group of suspected al-Qaida militants killed at least a dozen people, including two force commanders, officials said.

World - Region
4/6/2022 12:10:06 PM
A rare video has appeared of al Qaida's chief praising an Indian Muslim woman who in February defied a ban on hijab wearing, revealing the first proof in years that he is still alive.

World - Africa
2/16/2022 4:13:50 PM
An attack by the al-Shabab extremist group on Wednesday killed five people and wounded 16 on the outskirts of Somalia's capital, police said.

World - Region
2/8/2022 3:28:32 PM
Al-Qaida's past ties to the recently empowered Taliban have the potential of making Afghanistan a safe haven for extremists, and ``terrorist groups enjoy greater freedom there than at any time in recent history,'' UN experts said in a report circulated Monday.

World - International
2/8/2022 10:48:49 AM
The United States and its allies clashed with Russia and China in the UN Security Council on Monday over the usefulness and impact of UN sanctions, which are currently imposed on countries from North Korea to Yemen and Congo as well the al-Qaida and Islamic State extremist groups and their affiliates and supporters.

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