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Militants killed in Egypt

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Egyptian police killed six militants belonging to a group authorities accuse of a bombing in Alexandria that targeted a security chief two...

Israel says Iran recruited Palestinian militants via South Africa

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Israel said on Wednesday it had cracked a Palestinian militant cell suspected of having been recruited and handled by Iranian intelligence officers...

Egypt hangs four convicted of deadly 2014 bomb attack

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Egypt has hanged four men convicted by a military court of killing three military students in a bombing in 2014, security sources...

Militants kill two in bank attack in Egypt’s Sinai

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Militants killed two people, including a policeman, at a bank in the town of El-Arish in Egypt's North Sinai on Thursday, security...

Niger approves armed drones

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The government of Niger approved the use of armed American drones, a US official said expanding US ability to target militants in...

Suspected militants killed in Egyptian shootout

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Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected militants in a shootout near the Sinai, the interior ministry said days after more than 300...

DR Congo militants ambush and kill travellers

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Militants ambushed about 30 civilians in north-eastern Congo and killed a number of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army,...

Armed militants killed by Algerian troops

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Algerian troops killed six armed Islamist militants west of Algiers, where security forces last week broke up an Islamic State cell, the...

Four militants killed by Egyptian security forces

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Egypt's security forces killed four suspected militants and arrested two others thought to have carried out an attack on a checkpoint south...

Suspected Islamists killed by Egyptian security forces

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Egyptian security forces killed eight suspected Islamist militants belonging to the Hasm movement in what officials said was a training camp in...

Egyptian security forces kill six suspected militants in shoot-out

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Egyptian security forces killed six suspected militants sympathetic to Islamic State in a shoot-out in the southern province of Assiut, an Interior...

Puntland Security Forces kill 16 insurgents

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Somali security forces said they killed 18 Islamist insurgents during an operation in northern Puntland, although militants deny sustaining any casualties. "We killed...

Three policemen killed by Somali militants in raid on Kenya border...

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Somali al Shabaab militants killed three police officer during a raid on a north-eastern Kenyan town that sparked a day-long gun battle,...

Somali militants kill men accused of rape

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Somali Islamist militants said they publicly stoned a man to death and shot another dead after both were accused of raping a...

Militants killed on Burkina/Mali border

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France killed more than 20 militants hiding in a forest near the border between the west African countries of Mali and Burkina...

Police and militants clash in Tunisian city

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Tunisian police killed an Islamist militant and another died when he detonated his suicide explosive belt during an exchange of gunfire after...

Kidnapped Colombian nun being held by Mali militants – police

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A Colombian nun kidnapped more than two months ago in Mali is being held by the Macina Liberation Front Islamist militant group,...

Egyptian police kill seven suspected IS militants

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Egyptian security forces killed seven suspected Islamic State militants in a shoot-out as they were meeting to plan attacks on minority Christians,...

Nigeria to probe lack of funds for Delta militant amnesty

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Nigeria's lower house of parliament launched a probe into a lack of funding for an amnesty programme for militants in the country's...

Timbuktu in the hands of armed groups

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Armed groups took over parts of Timbuktu on Monday to prevent Malian interim authorities from being installed under a peace pact meant...

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