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Ivory Coast army joins Burkina Faso in anti-jihadist operation

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

Pakistan considers jihadists 'asset' against India, Afghanistan, says researcher

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

Agony of Yazidi women torn between IS kids, or return home

Dozens of Yazidi women and girls systematically raped, sold and married off to jihadists after being abducted.

14 Jul 2019 5:16 PM

Police says gunmen kill six villagers in Nigeria

Gambo Isah said police were combing the bushes for the bodies of the assailants.

08 Jul 2019 5:00 PM

Nadia Murad: From jihadist slave to Nobel laureate

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

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110 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack: Nigerian Govt

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

Barcelona attack: 4 suspects to face court, 8 other jihadist killed

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

United Nations finds mass graves in northern Mali

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

Syrian army takes ISIS-held town in Homs province, says monitor

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

Now, Syria monitor says ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead; US skeptical

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

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At least 3 killed in suicide bombing attacks in Mosul

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

Mali resort attack: Al-Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility; 5 dead

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

23,000 jihadist suspects identified in UK amid terror fears

The figures by the counter-terror agencies laid bare the scale of the potential threat in Britain.

28 May 2017 2:55 PM

US air strike kills 80 relatives of ISIS terrorists, incuding 33 children in Syria

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

Turkey: 2 suspected Islamic State extremists killed in Ankara Police raid

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

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Greece: 2 suspected jihadists sentenced to 15 years in jail

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

In a first, ISIS threatens to ‘shed blood like rivers’ in China

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

How the ‘good’ jihadis pose a bigger risk in the long term

Bad strategy, low survivability and no utility made the bad jihadis the obvious candidates for an early demise.

06 Feb 2017 5:59 AM

Fears grow over jihadist cyber threat in France

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

IS launches 'Agony Uncle' radio show for jihadists

In the show, clerics answer questions submitted by militants whilst referring to aspects of Islamic law.

07 Dec 2016 4:20 PM

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