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Nigeria’s Islamists targeting Christians to provoke religious war, says minister

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Islamist militant groups in Nigeria have begun targeting Christians in an attempt to provoke a religious war, the information minister said on Thursday. Islamist insurgents...

Herdsmen kill 100 in attacks on Nigerian villages

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Gunmen shot, hacked and burned to death at least 100 people and razed homes in central Nigeria, a region riven by disputes...

Over 70 killed during clashes in Central African Republic town

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At least 70 people have been killed and dozens of houses torched in clashes between Muslim and Christian communities in a town...

Nigeria largely ignores sectarian violence

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Nigerian authorities have largely ignored sectarian clashes in the nation's religiously mixed central region that have killed 3,000 people since 2010, Human...

After execution-style killings, Iraqis await worse

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A spate of execution-style killings in Iraq has rekindled memories of attacks carried out at the height of the country's sectarian bloodshed...

Three killed in clashes in Central African Republic capital

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Three people were killed and several wounded in Central African Republic's capital Bangui on Wednesday in clashes between security forces and former...

Overnight shelling takes death toll in north Yemen to 100, say...

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Overnight shelling has taken the death toll from fighting between rival Shi'ite and Sunni Muslim groups in a northern town in Yemen...

Four killed in Sunni-Alawite clashes in Lebanon’s Tripoli

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Four people have been killed in fighting in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli between Sunni Muslim gunmen who oppose Bashar al-Assad and...

Egyptian Christians fear chaos after wedding bloodshed

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Egyptian Coptic Christians joyfully waited outside the Virgin Church in Cairo for the bride to arrive to join the groom for their...

Explosions across Baghdad kill at least 38 people

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Bombs exploded across the Iraqi capital on Monday, killing at least 38 people, police said, as suspected Sunni Islamist militants pursued a...

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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...