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Blinken: ‘Untenable’ for 10 000 IS fighters still to be held...

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday that 10 000 Islamic State fighters continue to be held in detention in camps run...

Feature: Mozambique insurgency a result of years of marginalisation and discontent

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The violent revolt against the Mozambican government in the northern Cabo Delgado province has been brought on by local social, economic and political inequalities,...

ISS: What does al-Baghdadi’s exit mean for Africa?

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, former leader of the world’s deadliest terror group Daesh – also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria –...

Ethnically and racially driven terrorism on the increase

Ethnically and racially driven terrorism rose alarmingly in 2018 worldwide and in the United States and groups often mimic the tactics of armed Islamist...

IS number two killed

The United States confirmed the killing of Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir, Islamic State spokesman and a high-ranking figure in the jihadi group, in a US...

Detained jihadists apparently planning maritime attack

An Islamic State cell broken up last week planned to attack Casablanca and its port while a Syrian militant who assisted the group is...

Trump hails IS leader’s death

Fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died “whimpering and crying” in a raid by US special forces in north-west Syria, President Donald Trump...

Ethiopia detains suspected Islamist militants planning attacks

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Ethiopia said on Saturday it had arrested an unspecified number of Islamist militant members of the Somali group al Shabaab and Islamic State who...

ISS: West Africa must confront its foreign terrorist fighters

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Better information, border control and cooperation is needed to deal with foreign combatants in the region. One year ago, 13 Senegalese nationals were convicted for...

Three killed in hit-and-run attack

Three people were killed in a suspected hit-and-run attack by Islamic State militants on a town in southern Libya, residents and a military official...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...