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World - Africa
8/26/2023 11:52:30 AM
Islamic State extremists have almost doubled the territory they control in Mali in less than a year, and their al-Qaida-linked rivals are capitalizing on the deadlock and perceived weakness of armed groups that signed a 2015 peace agreement, United Nations experts said in a new report.

World - Region
8/10/2023 3:29:50 PM
A suspected Al-Qaida attack in southern Yemen killed a military commander and three soldiers from the Southern Transitional Council on Thursday, security officials and an eyewitness said.

World - Region
7/23/2023 3:09:26 PM
Militants shot and killed four highway policemen Sunday in southeast Iran, state media reported.

World - Africa
6/5/2023 10:33:53 AM
Violence linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group has made Burkina Faso a country with one of the world's fastest-growing populations of internally displaced people, with the number mushrooming by more than 2,000% since 2019, according to government data.

World - Africa
5/17/2023 10:21:53 AM
Africa’s Sahel region has become a hot spot for violent extremism, but the joint force set up in 2014 to combat groups linked to the Islamic State, al-Qaida and others has failed to stop their inroads, and a senior U.N. official warned Tuesday that without greater international support and regional cooperation the instability will expand toward West African coastal countries.

World - Region
5/3/2023 10:41:56 PM
The US-led coalition carried out a drone strike Wednesday in northwestern Syria targeting a senior al-Qaida leader, the US military said.

World - Africa
4/9/2023 2:00:51 PM
At least 44 people were killed by Islamic extremists in multiple attacks in northern Burkina Faso, the government said Saturday.

World - Africa
3/1/2023 7:14:44 PM
The United States is increasing its military assistance to Somalia as the country sees success in battling what the U.S. calls “the largest and most deadly al-Qaida network in the world.”

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.

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