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Sixteen killed in Mali army base attack

Gunmen attacked and briefly seized a Malian army base, killing at least 16 soldiers and destroying five vehicles in central Mali’s Mopti region, officials...

Nigerian governor’s convoy attacked

Lying in bushes by the side of a road, the security officer played dead and hoped militants would mistake the blood pooling from a...

North-west Nigeria attack death toll hits 130

The death toll from an attack last week by gunmen in north-western Nigeria’s Kaduna State doubled to more than 130 people, the state governor...

Joint US/Libya force hits Ubari

Joint US/Libyan forces raided an al Qaeda site in the Libyan city Ubari, according to a statement by a Libyan official. Spokesperson for Fayez al-Sarraj,...

Kenya ambulance Uber at heart of siege rescue

Minutes after militants attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi the first ambulances roared up to collect wounded survivors. Speedy medical help is taken for...

Suspected al Shabaab attack stopped in Kenya

Kenyan police thwarted an attack by suspected Somali militants al Shabaab on a Chinese-owned construction company , an official said, days after the Islamist...

Kenya hotel siege over

Kenyan security forces killed all the Somali militants who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, taking at least 21 lives and forcing hundreds of...

Nairobi hotel attackers “eliminated”

Kenyan security forces "eliminated" militants who stormed an upscale hotel compound and killed at least 14 people in an attack claimed by Somali Islamist...

Yemeni parade attacked by Houthi drones

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Houthi drones attacked a Yemeni government military parade in Lahaj province, killing several people, Saudi and Houthi media reported. The parade inside a military...

Libya hunting oil port attack suspects

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Libyan authorities issued arrest warrants for 37 suspects over attacks on key oil ports in the east of the country and a military base...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...