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Islamic State claims deadly attack on northern Mozambique town

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Islamic State said on Monday its fighters had carried out an attack on the northern Mozambique town of Palma, where dozens were killed, thousands...

Death toll from attack on Niger villages soars to 137

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Armed attackers killed 137 people in coordinated raids on villages in southwestern Niger on Sunday, the government said, making it one of the deadliest...

Islamic State claims responsibility for killing 33 Malian soldiers

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Islamic State’s West Africa affiliate claimed responsibility on Sunday for an ambush last week that killed 33 Malian soldiers, according to a statement published...

Death toll in Malian army ambush rises to 33, defence ministry...

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The death toll from an ambush on a Malian army convoy in the north of the country has risen to 33, the defence ministry...

Militants kill 11 Malian soldiers in ambush, 11 others missing

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Eleven Malian soldiers were killed and 11 more are missing after Islamist militants ambushed a patrol in the desert north, the army said on...

U.S. blacklists groups in Congo, Mozambique over Islamic State links

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The United States on Wednesday blacklisted two Islamist extremist groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique as foreign terrorist organizations over accusations...

Suspected Islamists kill eight in attack on northeast Congo village market

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Armed insurgents killed at least eight people during a raid on a weekly market in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a witness and a...

Morocco sees Sahel jihadists as magnet for local cells

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Jihadist groups in the nearby Sahel region, which recruit and train their followers online, represent Morocco’s biggest militant threat, the head of its counterterrorism...

Senior Islamic State figure killed in Iraq, PM says

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Iraqi security forces have killed Abu Yaser al-Issawi, an Islamic State commander who had claimed to be the leader of the group in Iraq...

Gunmen kill six Malian soldiers in coordinated attacks

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Gunmen in Mali killed at least six soldiers and wounded 18 others in two coordinated attacks in the centre of the African nation on...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...