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At least 16 killed in road ambush by suspected militants in...

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At least 16 people, including six women and two children, have been killed in a suspected Islamist militant attack on a remote road in...

Six dead in Mozambique ambush

Unknown gunmen killed six farmers near Tanzania’s southern border with Mozambique, a senior police official said, amid concerns over Islamist militants in a poor...

Sinai ambush

Seven soldiers and a civilian were killed in an ambush in Egypt’s North Sinai region, security sources said, in an attack claimed by Islamic...

Malian troops die in ambush

Suspected jihadists killed five Malian soldiers in an ambush in the West African country’s volatile centre the army said, the latest attack targeting local...

Boko Haram ambush leaves five dead

Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the north-east of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen,...

Three, including a lawmaker, killed in South Sudan ambush

A South Sudanese lawmaker and two security personnel died in an ambush in the north-east of the country returning from a peace mission, a...

Malian army base attack death toll rises

The final death toll from a weekend attack by suspected jihadists on a Malian army base was 23 soldiers, the army said in a...

Russian journalists die in CAR ambush

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Three Russian journalists were killed in Central African Republic (CAR) their news outlet said, in what local authorities said was an ambush...

Series of failures led to fatal Niger ambush

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A series of individual and organisational failures, including lack of training and situational awareness, contributed to a deadly ambush in Niger last...

Additional remains found of US soldier killed in Niger

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Investigators found additional human remains early this month of US Army Sergeant La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush last...

Niger ambush disagreement a month later

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A month after an Islamist ambush in Niger killed eight US and Nigerien troops, the two sides' officials cannot agree on the...

Malian High Court convoy ambushed

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Five Malian soldiers and a civilian were killed in central Mali during an ambush on a convoy of the president of the...

Joint Chiefs chairman addresses US soldiers’ death in Niger

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A top US military officer attempted to tamp down criticism the Pentagon was not forthcoming about the death of four US soldiers...

US Defence Secretary on Niger ambush

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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said the military was looking into what changes, if any, should be made after an ambush in...

Fourth US soldier killed in Niger ambush

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The US military said a fourth soldier was killed during an attack last Wednesday in Niger, raising the death toll from an...

US, Nigerien troops killed in Niger ambush

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Five soldiers from Niger and three US Army Special Forces troops were killed and two wounded in an ambush while on a...

Four killed in South Sudan highway raid

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Gunmen ambushed a convoy of buses on a major highway in South Sudan, killing at least four passengers and wounding 10 others,...

Malian soldiers’ bodies found

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The bodies of eight Malian soldiers killed in an ambush by suspected Islamist fighters were found in the West African nation's desert...

Malian soldiers missing after ambush

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About 10 Malian soldiers were missing following an ambush by suspected Islamist militants in the West African nation's desert north, the army...

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill two in police ambush in northeast...

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Suspected Boko Haram militants killed two people and wounded six others in an ambush on a police convoy in northeast Nigeria's Borno...

Nigerien soldiers killed in ambush

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Militants ambushed an army patrol in Niger on Thursday, killing 15 soldiers and wounding 19, the Defence Ministry said, near the border...

Seven dead in Boko Haram ambush

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Boko Haram fighters have killed seven Nigerian soldiers and wounded 19 more in an ambush on a road in the north-eastern state...

One soldier wounded in Sudan ambush back in SA for treatment

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One of the two 4 SA Infantry Battalion soldiers wounded during an ambush at Kutum in Sudan late last month has been...

South African soldiers wounded in Sudan ambush

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Two soldiers from 4 SA Infantry Battalion at Middelburg, Mpumalanga, were wounded during an ambush on a hybrid AU/UN peacekeeping force near...