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Islamic State claims Nigerian military deaths

Islamic State said via its Amaq news agency it killed or wounded more than 40 soldiers in Borno State in two separate attacks. The group...

Islamic State claims Nigerian aid workers kidnap

Islamic State’s West Africa branch claimed responsibility for kidnapping six aid workers in north-east Nigeria. International aid agency Action Against Hunger said a staff member...

Islamic State claims Tunis blast

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb blast in the Tunisian capital this week, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said. A wanted militant...

ISS: Terrorism in Tunisia – more than just foreign connections

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At 10:50 on Thursday 27 June, a suicide bomber attacked a police patrol in downtown Tunis. One officer was killed, while another officer and...

Europe safer since Islamic State defeat but threat endures, Europol says

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Europeans were safer from jihadist attacks last year than at any point since Islamic State set up its caliphate in 2014, but a number...

Saudi forces say they have captured leader of Yemen branch of...

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Saudi special forces have captured the leader of the Yemeni branch of the Islamic State militant group, the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen...

U.N.’s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria, Iraq should...

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U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 captured Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained in Syria and...

Islamic State claims Borno killings

Islamic State’s West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in north-eastern Borno state and its fighters killed 12 soldiers. A...

ISS: Rethinking strategy to stop the spread of terrorism

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The terror threat across Africa is as strong as ever. Attacks are occurring not just in the older centres of activity such as Somalia,...

Islamic State claims presence in Mozambique

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For the first time, Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack in northern Mozambique, after two years of attacks in the Cabo Delgado...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...