Burkina Faso and its neighbours Mali and Niger are battling Islamist insurgencies with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State
25 May 2020 10:54 AM
In recent years, Islamabad had pinned hopes of mainstreaming the militant groups, particularly the Lashkar-e-Taiba, into politics.
07 Aug 2019 7:56 PM
Dozens of Yazidi women and girls systematically raped, sold and married off to jihadists after being abducted.
14 Jul 2019 5:16 PM
Gambo Isah said police were combing the bushes for the bodies of the assailants.
08 Jul 2019 5:00 PM
Murad and Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege were jointly awarded prize for ‘efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.’
05 Oct 2018 3:16 PM
The kidnapping has raised questions about the military's repeated claims that the Islamist terrorists are on the verge of defeat.
26 Feb 2018 5:16 PM
4 men have been detained, and rest have been killed, either by police or in an explosion believed to have been detonated by the suspects.
22 Aug 2017 11:57 AM
The armed groups accused of abuses by the UN operate in areas where Mali's army and state is absent or has a very limited presence.
06 Aug 2017 12:26 PM
Monitor says government troops have taken last ISIS-held town in Homs as army advances towards ISIL strongholds in east.
06 Aug 2017 8:07 AM
Russia's military said in mid-June that it was seeking to verify whether it had killed the ISIS chief in an air strike in Syria in May.
11 Jul 2017 6:56 PM
A second bomber managed to enter a shopping arcade and blew himself up among civilians, killing at least 2 and wounding 9, police said.
24 Jun 2017 2:01 PM
The Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimeen, said the attackers were from the Fula ethnic group and battled for ‘many hours’ at the resort.
20 Jun 2017 8:47 AM
The figures by the counter-terror agencies laid bare the scale of the potential threat in Britain.
28 May 2017 2:55 PM
The latest strike came as the UN urged all nations bombing jihadist targets in Syria to distinguish between civilian and military targets.
26 May 2017 7:29 PM
After a tip-off from a suspect, this police operation was quickly planned as the two ISIS members were believed to be planning an attack.
21 May 2017 4:14 PM
The pair, a 29-year-old of Bosnian descent and a 19-year-old of Yemeni origin were caught in January 2016 near the border with Turkey.
12 May 2017 6:56 PM
The threat came in a half-hour video released Monday by a division of the IS featuring militants from China’s Uighur ethnic group.
02 Mar 2017 6:47 PM
Bad strategy, low survivability and no utility made the bad jihadis the obvious candidates for an early demise.
06 Feb 2017 5:59 AM
The Islamic State group, al-Qaeda and other jihadist groups are so far using the internet mainly for propaganda and recruitment purposes.
28 Jan 2017 10:44 AM
In the show, clerics answer questions submitted by militants whilst referring to aspects of Islamic law.
07 Dec 2016 4:20 PM