Al-Qaeda militants battle each other in Yemen

2016-02-08 18:55

Al-Qaeda militants are battling each other in a southern Yemeni city controlled by the group, in what appears to be an internal power struggle that erupted after a senior militant was killed in a US drone strike

Militants free Australian woman kidnapped in Burkina Faso

2016-02-07 12:38

Militants have freed an Australian woman kidnapped last month in northern Burkina Faso, a spokesperson for the president of neighbouring Niger has said.

Qaeda seizes southern Yemeni town

2016-02-01 11:08

Yemeni security officials say a local al-Qaeda affiliate has seized a town from southern separatists, setting up checkpoints at its entrances and besieging government buildings

Truck bomb in Syria's Aleppo kills 23

2016-01-25 20:47

At least 23 people, most of them from the Ahrar al-Sham rebel group, have been killed by a truck suicide bomber in Syria's Aleppo city, a monitor says.

US missionary killed in Burkina Faso hotel attack

2016-01-17 07:23

The mother-in-law of an American missionary has confirmed that he is among those killed after al-Qaeda fighters attacked a hotel and cafe in Burkina Faso's capital of Ouagadougou.

ICC delays hearing in Timbuktu destruction case

2016-01-13 22:50

The International Criminal Court has postponed a landmark hearing to confirm charges against an alleged al-Qaeda militant accused of ordering the destruction of monuments in Timbuktu.

Airstrike on north Syria jail run by al-Qaeda kills 39

2016-01-09 22:00

Activists are reporting that an airstrike on a prison run by al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria of the country has killed at least 39.

Top south Yemen officials survive bombing

2016-01-05 16:00

Three senior south Yemeni officials have survived a car bombing that targeted their convoy in the port city of Aden.

Somali extremists use Donald Trump clip to recruit followers

2016-01-02 17:55

Al-Qaeda's East African affiliate has released a video to recruit American blacks and Muslims that includes a clip of presidential candidate Donald Trump calling for Muslims to be banned from entering the United States.

French forces kill 10 extremists in northern Mali

2015-12-23 21:15

French forces in Mali say they have killed at least 10 extremists and have recovered arms and explosives.


Australian released by jihadists arrives in Burkina Faso

2016-02-08 13:34

An elderly Australian woman who was kidnapped along with her husband by al-Qaeda militants has arrived in Burkina Faso's capital after she was released.

Al-Qaeda claims kidnap of Australians

2016-02-06 17:15

An al-Qaeda group has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of Australian doctor Ken Elliott and his wife Jocelyn and now a spokesperson says she will be released.

Bar targeted in Burkina jihadist attacks defiantly reopens

2016-02-01 08:29

Two weeks after jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso riddled the Taxi-Brousse bar with bullet holes during an assault in the capital that left 30 dead, the venue has reopened with staff saying they refuse to live in fear.

West Africa braces for more attacks

2016-01-20 23:08

At the King Fahd Palace hotel in Dakar, armed guards are inspecting the trunks of every taxi at the gate.

WATCH: Al-Qaeda attack on Burkina Faso hotel kills 20

2016-01-16 07:09

At least 20 people have been killed and others were being held hostage Friday in an ongoing Al-Qaeda attack on a hotel in the capital of Burkina Faso popular with United Nations staff and westerners.

US man accused of training with African terrorists

2016-01-12 08:47

A Maryland man has been indicted on charges of supporting and receiving military training from an African terrorist group connected with al-Qaeda.

Vietnamese man pleads guilty in NYC to terrorism charges

2016-01-09 11:27

Just weeks before trial in New York, a Vietnamese man pleads guilty to terrorism charges, agreeing not to challenge any prison sentence between 30 and 50 years.

Saudi execution of Shi'ite cleric sparks outrage

2016-01-03 07:21

Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shi'ite cleric and 46 other men has prompted outrage in parts of the Middle East, with Iran warning Riyadh would pay a "high price".

Kenya warns of Islamist attack threat as Shabaab 'split'

2015-12-24 21:04

Kenyan police have warned of the risk of attacks by Islamist Shabaab insurgents claiming they had split into rival factions, with some shifting allegiance from al-Qaeda to Islamic State.

Paris suspects portray themselves as naive

2015-12-07 20:23

One of the Paris suspects has told court he couldn't afford the bullets to load his gun in Syria, while another compared carrying a Kalashnikov to wearing a superhero costume.

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