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France says its army killed al Qaeda North Africa chief Droukdel

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France said on Friday its military forces had killed al Qaeda’s North Africa chief Abdelmalek Droukdel, a key Islamist fighter that its forces had...

Taliban, al Qaeda retain ties despite US-Taliban deal, UN monitors say

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Ties between the Taliban, especially its Haqqani Network branch, and al Qaeda remain close, independent UN sanctions monitors said in a report made public...

Militants in Burkina Faso kill 35 in separate attacks, government says

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Militants in Burkina Faso attacked a cattle market and a humanitarian convoy, killing at least 35 people, the government said on Sunday. Saturday’s violence underscores...

ISS: Sudan does an about-turn in US relations

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Sudan’s transitional government and the United States (US) are poised to reach an agreement for Khartoum to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in...

Ivory Coast army joins Burkina Faso in anti-jihadist operation

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Soldiers from Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso conducted their first joint operation against jihadists active near their shared border, killing eight suspected militants and...

Somali clashes slow fight against al Qaeda-linked insurgents

Somali troops clashed with a regional militia in a serious outbreak of fighting over political rivalries Washington says are slowing the war against al...

ISS: Africa needs a continental strategy on foreign terrorist fighters

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As terrorist groups such as Islamic State (IS) lose battles and strongholds, many of their foreign fighters return to their home countries, potentially posing...

Al Qaeda affiliate claims Mali attack

Al Qaeda’s West Africa affiliate claimed responsibility for co-ordinated, deadly attacks last week on army bases in central Mali. Thirty-eight soldiers were killed and...

Terrorism in Africa: A pressing issue that’s not going anywhere

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The recent African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) 2019 hosted in Botswana was considered a great success by U.S Army Major General Roger L. Cloutier,...

Malian al Qaeda affiliate leaders on US terror list

The United States added two leaders of al Qaeda’s affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list, accusing them of destabilising attacks across the...

Mali military base attack was massacre revenge

Al Qaeda-linked militants in Mali claimed responsibility for thwe attack on a military base that killed at least 11 soldiers, saying it was revenge...

Top US court backs Sudan in USS Cole bombing

The US Supreme Court stopped American sailors injured in the deadly 2000 al Qaeda bombing of the Navy destroyer USS Cole from collecting $314.7...

US denies being part of Libya al Qaeda raid

The US military denied being part of a raid on an al Qaeda site in the Libyan city Ubari, contradicting a Libyan official. The spokesperson...

Suspected al Qaeda leader arrested

Libyan authorities arrested a suspected al Qaeda leader who fled from Derna, once a jihadist bastion, a source in the attorney general’s office said. Abdel...

Senior al Qaeda commander killed in Eastern Libya

Eastern Libyan forces killed a senior al Qaeda figure in southern Libya, during an operation to secure oil and gas assets and fight militants...

Supreme Court divided over USS Cole bombing lawsuit

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US Supreme Court justices appeared divided as they weighed an effort by Sudan, backed by the US government, to avoid paying $314.7...

Al Qaeda Mali affiliate named a terrorist organisation

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The US State Department designated an al Qaeda affiliate in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, as a foreign terrorist organisation, cutting off...

Kenya still bearing scars of al Qaeda attack 20 years on

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Just after 10:30 on a sunny August morning in downtown Nairobi, 48-year-old Ali Mwadama was walking toward a bank opposite the US...

Kenya, US mark 20 years since al Qaeda’s first major attack

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The US ambassador joined a ceremony in Nairobi on Tuesday to commemorate 20 years since truck bombs hit US embassies in Kenya...

Mali mortar attack claimed by Al Qaeda

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Al Qaeda's franchise in the Sahara claimed a multiple mortar attack on a village in northern Mali during Sunday's election that disrupted...

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