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Suspected Islamists kill at least 11 in attack on convoy in...

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Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 11 people in northeastern Nigeria in an attack on a security convoy that was taking people displaced by...

French soldier dies in Chad accident

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A French soldier died during a maintenance operation in Chad after a piece of equipment exploded, the defence ministry said in a statement on...

West African instability risks gains against militants – French official

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Mali and Burkina Faso must guarantee at a summit this week that their domestic political problems do not reverse fragile military successes against Islamist...

Islamist militants kill 20 in Bangladesh before commandos end siege

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Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians, seven Japanese and an American, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital,...

Spain arrests Moroccan accused of links to Islamist militants

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Spanish police arrested a Moroccan man on the island of Mallora early on Tuesday on suspicion of having close links to Islamist...

Tunisia forces clash with militants, seven killed in border town

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Tunisian troops have killed seven more Islamist militants during raids in Ben Guerdan, the town on the Libyan border where at least...

Top Muslim leader urges broader action against Islamist militants

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A prominent Muslim cleric said on Wednesday the U.S.-led coalition carrying out air strikes on Islamic State insurgents should widen its scope...

Tunisia says it thwarted jihadist attack before elections

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Tunisian security forces have arrested a group of Islamist militants, including two women, that planned to carry out attacks in the capital,...

Egypt court signals death penalty for seven jihadists in Sinai case

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An Egyptian court has recommended death sentences for seven men, including a prominent Islamist militant, charged with killing 25 policemen last year...

Growing concern in Muslim world about Islamist militancy – survey

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Large majorities in Muslim countries are increasingly worried about Islamist militancy and oppose its best-known groups, such as the global al Qaeda...

Nigeria Islamists attack village near Chibok, 10 dead

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Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 10 people on Sunday in an attack on a Nigerian village less than 5 km (3...

Morocco, Spain break up militant cell sending fighters abroad

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Morocco and Spain made seven arrests and dismantled an Islamist militant cell led by a Spanish citizen that sent fighters to "hotbeds...

Nigerian Islamists kill 12 in village attacks

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Gunmen from Islamist sect Boko Haram shot dead at least 12 people during a four-hour siege on villages in northeast Nigeria overnight,...

Suicide car bomb kills at least 10 in Somali capital

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An Islamist militant suicide bomber drove a car into a Mogadishu cafe frequented by members of the security forces on Thursday, killing...

From desert hideout, shadowy Ansar militants rattle Egypt

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A shadowy Islamist militant group based in the remote Sinai desert is emerging as a major threat to Egypt's stability, and there...

Egypt upholds death sentence for 14 militants

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The Egyptian presidency upheld the death penalty for 14 people convicted of attacking police in North Sinai in 2011, signaling the army-backed...

Tunisian police kill seven militants, including senior commander

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Tunisian police killed seven Islamist militants, including a senior commander wanted for the assassination of two opposition leaders, after a clash outside...

ISS: Terrorism and the threat radical Islam poses to Cameroon

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The kidnapping of a French priest, Reverend Georges Vandenbeusch, in northern Cameroon on 14 November 2013, barely seven months after the negotiated...

Nigerian army wants 500 suspects tried for terrorism

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Nigeria's army said on Wednesday it had identified more than 500 suspected Islamist militants - including members of the security forces who...

Egypt blames militants for officer’s killing in Cairo

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Egyptian security officials have blamed Islamist militants for the shooting death of an Interior Ministry lieutenant colonel, the highest-profile killing in Cairo...

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