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World - Africa
6/17/2022 7:04:17 PM
Islamic State-linked jihadists, whose power was once thought to be waning in the Sahel, have expanded their reach recently, marking their presence with an unprecedented series of civilian massacres.

World - Africa
6/13/2022 6:57:12 PM
French troops were on Monday handing back a military base in northeastern Mali ahead of a final withdrawal from the Sahel nation, France's army said, after nine years fighting a jihadist insurgency.

World - Africa
5/28/2022 7:27:18 PM
The West African state of Benin, which is threatened by the spread of jihadist violence from the Sahel, has suffered around 20 attacks, according to the first official tally of these assaults.

World - Africa
5/16/2022 3:01:46 PM
Around 40 people, many of them civilian volunteers with the army, have been killed in suspected jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso, local sources and security officials said on Monday.

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 - Africa
5/3/2022 2:15:12 PM
Heavily armed Al-Shabaab jihadists stormed an African Union (AU) base in Somalia on Tuesday, triggering a fierce firefight that left an unknown number of casualties, a local military commander and witnesses said.

World - International
4/28/2022 11:42:59 PM
A retired Bosnian Muslim forces general was sentenced to eight years in prison on Thursday for war crimes committed by foreign jihadists during Bosnia's brutal 1990s conflict.

World - Africa
4/23/2022 8:11:59 PM
Explosives planted at a bar in northeast Nigeria injured 11 people, police said Saturday, the second attack in days targeting drinking spots in Taraba state and claimed by affiliates of the Islamic State group.

World - Region
4/1/2022 1:31:54 PM
The fate of 100 children who had been detained in a Syrian prison is unknown more than two months after jihadists attacked the facility, United Nations experts said on Friday.

World - Region
3/23/2022 2:35:16 PM
The Syrian Kurdish forces that spearheaded the battle to crush the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed "caliphate" in 2019 warned Wednesday that the world's lack of support risked allowing for a jihadist rebirth.

World - Africa
3/21/2022 12:47:21 PM
Thirteen soldiers have been killed in an ambush by suspected jihadists in eastern Burkina Faso, the armed forces said Monday, amid a surge of violence.

World - Region
3/10/2022 8:43:41 PM
The Islamic State jihadist group confirmed the death of its leader Abu Ibrahim al-Qurashi in a statement Thursday and named Abu Hasan al-Hashemi al-Qurashi as his replacement.

World - Africa
3/7/2022 4:14:03 PM
France's army said Monday that its anti-jihadist force in Mali had killed Yahia Djouadi, a "senior leader" of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) responsible for finance and logistics.

World - Africa
2/16/2022 9:42:51 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron invited African leaders for dinner in Paris, while expecting French troops is withdrawing from Mali after nearly 10 years fighting a jihadist insurgency.

World - International
2/14/2022 3:53:42 PM
Four alleged accomplices in the murder of an 85-year-old French priest went on trial in Paris on Monday after years of investigation into one of several attacks to have rocked France in recent years.

World - Region
2/12/2022 8:44:00 PM
Syrian shelling killed six civilians including women and children on Saturday in Idlib province, the country's last main jihadist and rebel bastion, a war monitor said.

World - Africa
2/3/2022 6:03:16 PM
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa visited northern Mozambique on Thursday, supporting the government's latest effort to reassure neighbours and investors that an Islamist uprising is under control.

World - Region
1/29/2022 8:13:34 PM
Clashes broke out Saturday between Kurdish forces and Islamic State group fighters near a Syrian prison where dozens of jihadists are still holed up, a war monitor said.

World - Region
1/27/2022 12:22:46 PM
Kurdish-led forces hunted down jihadists hiding in the Gweiran prison Thursday, after the prison was hit by an Islamic State group attack a weak ago, as human rights groups appealed for urgent help for wounded inmates.

World - Region
1/26/2022 4:40:59 PM
Kurdish forces on Wednesday retook full control of a prison in northeast Syria where Islamic State group jihadists had been holed up since attacking it six days earlier.

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