The United States has warned that extremists may be plotting an attack against a major hotel in Nairobi, urging its citizens to be cautious.
Seven children and four women were among 14 civilians killed when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, the government has said.
The Saudi government has long denied involvement in the 2001 attacks, in which hijacked airplanes crashed into New York's World Trade Centre, the Pentagon outside Washington, DC, and a Pennsylvania field. Nearly 3 000 people died.
4 people suspected of helping Islamic extremists attack a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital last week have appeared in court
Kenyan police have arrested the wife and father of a man identified as the suicide bomber in an attack on Nairobi's Dusit hotel complex that left 21 dead, a police source says.
At least 13 people have died after suspected jihadists attacked a village in central-northern Burkina Faso, triggering a deadly bout of ethnic violence, local sources and a security official say.
The US military says it has killed three al-Shabaab extremists with an airstrike in central Somalia as it continues to attack a new base of operations for the al-Qaeda-linked fighters.
An al-Qaeda suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison.
The US military says it has conducted an airstrike that killed nine al-Shabaab extremists after its fighters attacked Somali government forces.
The United States has added the Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM), a fusion of three Malian jihadist groups allied to al-Qaeda, to its list of "foreign terrorist organisations."
Somali Islamist group al-Shabaab has warned Kenya "will never be safe", threatening tourists and calling for more attacks on US interests after they stormed an American base at the weekend.
Three suspected jihadists killed in a gun battle with Tunisian forces were wanted Algerian leaders of al-Qaeda, Tunisia's interior ministry says, a day after the shootout.
Clashes on the edge of a jihadist bastion in northwestern Syrian have killed 35 fighters in 24 hours, a war monitor says, after weeks of regime bombardment of the region.
Kenyan police say gunmen opened fire on Chinese construction facilities in an eastern area, days after Islamic extremists claimed responsibility for a deadly attack in Nairobi.
The US military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed 10 members of the al-Shaabab extremist group.
Three people have been wounded after gunmen fired a barrage of mortars that landed inside the main United Nations base in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, the UN says.
France's ministry for the armed forces says its anti-terrorism forces in Mali have killed at least 30 al-Qaeda-linked extremists in central Mali.
The African Union force in Somalia says it has killed a "chief finance controller" for the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab extremist group.
At least four people are dead after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Mogadishu, a Somali police officer says.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has become the first UK leader to visit Kenya in 30 years, bringing security and development funding to East Africa's commercial hub and neighbouring Somalia as Britain seeks to boost economic ties ahead of a bumpy exit from the EU in March.
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