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Turkey’s Erdogan offers to help West Africa fight terrorism

Turkey stands ready to help fight the growing threat of terrorism in west Africa under a new strategic partnership that aims to...

Egyptian forces kill two militants in Cairo area

Egyptian security forces killed two suspected Islamist militants during clashes in the upmarket Cairo district of Maadi on Wednesday, security sources said. Egypt...

Tunisian police, Islamist militants clash

Tunisian police have clashed with Islamist gunmen in a remote mountainous area in the southern region of Gabes, killing at least two...

Armed men ambush police base in southern Mali

Dozens of armed men on motorbikes suspected of being Islamic militants attacked a police base in southern Mali early on Wednesday, security...

Egypt names new interior minister to combat religious extremism

Egypt replaced its interior minister on Thursday with a retired general who has experience combating religious extremism as the country fights radical...

Egypt, Saudis seek united front against militant Islam

The leaders of the Arab world's most populous state and its richest state met on Sunday to talk over joint efforts to...

Police kill militant in Tunis gunbattle, capture suspect

Tunisian police killed an Islamist militant in a gunbattle in Tunis and captured three people, including one suspected of involvement in the...

Iraq says kills 57 Islamist militants in Sunni province

Iraqi troops and allied tribesmen killed 57 Islamist militants in Anbar province on Monday, the Defence Ministry said, in advance of a...


SANDF missing the communication target

Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...