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World - Region
1/25/2022 12:36:15 PM
US-backed Kurdish forces tightened the noose around armed jihadists hunkering down inside a Syrian prison Tuesday, with both sides facing a bloodbath or talks to end the five-day-old standoff.

World - Region
1/24/2022 2:25:53 PM
An Islamic State group attack on a Syrian prison, the jihadists' largest operation in the country in years, has fuelled fears it foreshadows a fully-fledged comeback for the extremists.

World - Africa
1/22/2022 3:56:59 PM
Security forces fired tear gas at protesters barricading the streets and throwing rocks in Burkina Faso's capital on Saturday, as anger grows at the government's inability to stop jihadist attacks spreading across the country.

World - Region
1/15/2022 10:38:11 PM
A Tunisian court has sentenced to death nine jihadists accused of having beheaded a soldier in 2016, a murder claimed by the Islamic State group, media reported Saturday.

World - Africa
1/12/2022 2:59:57 PM
Six people were killed on Wednesday in a devastating car bomb explosion in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, a security official and witnesses said.

World - Africa
1/7/2022 6:34:22 PM
Thirteen civilians have been killed in separate attacks in northern Burkina Faso, a region battling a six-year-old jihadist insurgency, local sources said on Friday.

World - Africa
1/5/2022 6:36:12 PM
More than half a million children in Burkina Faso are unable to go to school because of attacks by jihadists, the government said on Wednesday.

World - Region
1/3/2022 12:15:21 PM
Jihadist fighters killed nine Syrian soldiers and allied militiamen in an ambush near oil installations in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported Monday.

World - Region
12/30/2021 6:23:47 PM
At least four people were killed on Thursday when fighters from the Al-Shabaab jihadist group raided a town near Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police said.

World - Africa
12/30/2021 5:33:47 PM
Four Malian soldiers were killed and around a dozen others were wounded when they were attacked in the west of the county, the army said Thursday.

World - Africa
12/26/2021 3:39:35 PM
Burkina Faso began two days of mourning on Sunday after 41 people died in the latest attack by suspected jihadists in the troubled and largely unprotected north.

World - Africa
12/25/2021 1:41:13 PM
Mali's government has denied any deployment of Russian mercenaries from the Wagner group following charges by a group of 15 Western powers involved in the fight against jihadists in the Sahel country.

World - Africa
12/21/2021 1:04:44 PM
French soldiers have killed one of the suspects in last year's murder of six young French aid workers in Niger, the general staff said on Tuesday.

World - Region
12/18/2021 11:44:37 AM
Moroccan security forces with US support have foiled a suspected bomb plot by the so-called Islamic State group and arrested an alleged supporter of the outlawed organisation, counter-terror police said Friday.

World - Region
12/13/2021 5:11:12 PM
Kurdish special forces backed by the US military killed five suspected jihadists in an airborne operation in eastern Syria, a statement said Monday.

World - Africa
12/9/2021 11:27:28 AM
Burkina Faso's premier and government resigned Wednesday as protests mounted against officials' inability to combat a wave of jihadist attacks that have killed thousands.

World - Region
12/8/2021 5:21:48 PM
Iraqi authorities Wednesday repatriated 100 Iraqi fighters from the Islamic State jihadist group who were being held by Kurdish forces in northeast Syria, a senior Iraqi security official said.

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 - Africa
12/4/2021 2:10:29 PM
Suspected jihadists killed at least 30 civilians in an attack on a passenger vehicle in central Mali's volatile Mopti, local officials said Saturday.

World - Region
11/30/2021 3:42:46 PM
A Frankfurt court on Tuesday handed a life sentence to an Iraqi man who joined the Islamic State group for genocide against the Yazidi minority, in the first verdict worldwide to use the label.

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