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World - Africa
11/27/2022 10:24:05 AM
Allies of Ethiopia's federal military are looting property and carrying out mass detentions in Tigray, according to eyewitnesses and aid workers.

World - International
10/19/2022 12:45:50 PM
French cement company Lafarge pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying millions of dollars to the Islamic State group to keep a plant operational in Syria, at a time when the militant group was engaged in torturing kidnapped Westerners, and agreed to pay roughly $778 million in penalties.

War in Ukraine - Military
10/1/2022 12:40:20 PM

World - Africa
9/18/2022 2:47:22 PM
Five priests, a nun and two churchgoers were kidnapped by attackers who set fire to a church in western Cameroon, the Catholic Church said Sunday, the latest violence in an area hit by bloody conflict between anglophone separatists and the state.

Egypt - Defence
9/7/2022 11:02:59 PM
The Libyan National Army (LNA) announced on Wednesday that it has killed ISIS terrorist Al-Mahdi Dangou, the mastermind behind the kidnapping and beheading of 20 Egyptian Christians and a Ghanaian Christian in Sirte in 2015.

World - Africa
6/21/2022 2:34:47 PM
Gunmen from a criminal gang have kidnapped 36 people after attacking several villages and two churches in northwest Nigeria, a local government official said Monday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/11/2022 11:07:24 PM
Two Egyptian students kidnapped in South Africa were released on Friday evening after nearly a month in captivity, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement today.

World - Region
5/24/2022 12:09:14 PM
Israeli authorities said Tuesday they have foiled a wide-ranging plot by Palestinian militant Hamas group to shoot a member of parliament, kidnap soldiers and bomb Jerusalem's light rail system during a surge of violence that has left dozens dead in recent weeks.

Egypt - Society
5/18/2022 1:59:01 PM
The Egyptian embassy in Pretoria is currently working with the South African authorities and ATIS Aviation Academy to free two Egyptian students - Momen Haitham Kamel and Fady Said - who were kidnapped earlier this week in the African country, Minister of Emigration and Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram said.

Arts & Culture - Entertainment
4/18/2022 6:01:47 PM
An Egyptian accountant who was among the crew of the Ramadan TV series 'Betlo' El-Roh' was kidnapped this weekend while filming in Baalbek city, Lebanon.

World - International
4/14/2022 9:34:45 PM
El Shafee Elsheikh, a member of the notorious Islamic State kidnap-and-murder cell known as the "Beatles," was found guilty of all charges on Thursday in the deaths of four American hostages in Syria.

World - Africa
4/11/2022 1:04:30 PM
Gunmen who carried out a high-profile attack on a train in northwest Nigeria last month have released a video showing about two dozen of the hostages they kidnapped in the assault.

Sports - World
4/6/2022 8:48:11 PM
​Ferran Torres joked on Wednesday he would kidnap Ousmane Dembele to make the winger stay at Barcelona.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/12/2022 11:15:39 AM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russia on Saturday of kidnapping the mayor of a city, calling it "a new stage of terror.'' Russian forces expanded their offensive in Ukraine, hitting new areas in the country's west.

World - Africa
1/9/2022 12:28:29 PM
Gunmen in northwest Nigeria's Kebbi state have freed 30 students and a teacher after seven months of captivity, according to a local official.

World - Africa
1/2/2022 8:42:01 PM
Police in Nigeria's northwestern Zamfara state have freed 21 schoolchildren kidnapped by gunmen on Friday, a spokesman said.

World - International
12/16/2021 8:14:37 PM
The remaining members of a missionary group who were kidnapped two months ago have been freed, Haiti police and the group said Thursday.

World - Africa
12/7/2021 12:47:32 PM
Islamist militants waging a brutal insurgency in northern Mozambique have abducted more than 600 women and children over the past three years, Human Rights Watch said in report Tuesday.

World - International
11/20/2021 4:32:56 PM
A prominent doctor was kidnapped and killed in northern Afghanistan, his family said Friday.

World - Africa
11/2/2021 5:22:40 PM
Gunmen in Nigeria's capital abducted six people from the staff quarters of a university, officials said Tuesday. It was the first attack of its kind in Abuja since a wave of school kidnappings began in the country more than a year ago.

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