Kano, Nigeria – More than 102 people were killed in the bomb explosions at the central mosque in this city, said a hospital worker. A mortuary attendant at the Murtala specialist hospital Kano, Malam Isa Labaran, on Saturday told Associated Press that he counted over 102 dead bodies deposited inside the mortuary on Friday after […]
The Federal Bureau of Investigations is tracking close to 150 Americans it believes traveled to Syria in recent months, potentially to join armed groups, FBI Director James Comey said on Tuesday. He said Americans fighting with foreign jihadist groups are a top concern for the FBI because of the possibility they could return to the […]
Pakistani Shi’ites called on the military on Sunday to take control of the city of Quetta after a bombing by Sunni militants killed 85 people, and threatened to stage a long march to the capital if their demands were not met.
At least six construction workers including two Lebanese , have been seized by gunmen who attacked a camp in northern Nigeria, officials say. The Lebanese were identified as Imad al-Andari and Carlos Abou Aziz.
MOPTI, Mali — Bawba Mint Baba Ahmed’s sewing teacher singled her out in front of the class, telling her: “You look like a rebel.” Others threatened to slit her throat, she says, drawing a finger across her neck. Now the 29-year-old has dropped out of school and spends her days hiding inside her mud-walled home
The situation in the northern city of Tripoli is back to normal on Saturday following yesterday’s incident when the convoy of Sports and Youth Minister Faisal Karami came under fire , leaving four of his bodyguards wounded and a security patrol car riddled with bullets.
As the hostage situation at an Algerian gas plant nears the end of its third day, a number of dramatic accounts from survivors and escapees have emerged.< An al Qaeda-linked group raided the BP joint venture facility on Wednesday, taking an undetermined number of hostages
Algeria’s state news service says about 60 foreign hostages are unaccounted for in the standoff with Islamist militants now entering its third day. The news service said more than half the 132 foreign hostages had been freed, but
Islamist militants seized foreign nationals Wednesday at an Algerian gas field operated by BP , Norway’s Statoil and Algerian energy company Sonatrach
French warplanes were reported 0n Tuesday to have carried out airstrikes overnight against Islamist fighters who overran a strategic village and military post in central Mali on Monday, offering an indication that the war against extremists who have carved out a jihadist state in the nation’s north could be a long and difficult one.