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Syrian regime and Russian air strikes on Saturday killed 19 civilians, eight of them children, in the country's last major opposition bastion, a war monitor said.
The person is last of three Saudi officials referred to in FBI report into the 2001 attacks that killed nearly 3 000.
The United States military says it has killed eight al-Shabaab extremists with an airstrike in southern Somalia.
The United States turned over a communications and operations centre to the Niger army to help the African nation battle Boko Haram, a statement has said.
A Somali police officer says at least seven dead people died in a powerful car bomb explosion in Somalia's capital.
Kenya's interior minister says a man with two New Zealand passports is among 10 people arrested over suspected links with extremism.
Family and friends gathered at a Houston cemetery to remember Jason Spindler, one of the 21 people killed in an extremist attack last week in Nairobi at a luxury hotel and shopping complex
Hiding from gunmen in an office building, a group of people heard gunshots getting louder and the clatter of a weapon being run along the metal banister of a staircase, according to a survivor of an Islamic extremist attack in Kenya last week.
The British aid group Gatsby says its Africa programs director is among those killed in the attack in Kenya's capital.
Somali terror group al-shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack on an upscale hotel complex in Nairobi, and Zimbabwean military helicopter has fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires over fuel hikes.
US President Donald Trump has confirmed that Hamza bin Laden, the son and designated heir of Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, was killed in a counter-terrorism operation along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
Egyptian prosecutors have referred 28 terror suspects in two separate cases to court on charges of joining local affiliates of the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda.
The United States military says targeted airstrikes against suspected extremists in Somalia have killed 15 fighters.
Somalia's Al-Shabaab militants have shot dead the Maltese manager of a port, while detonating a car bomb in the capital which killed nine people and wounded several others.
The United States military has said it has killed 24 al-Shabaab extremists with an airstrike in Somalia, one of its deadliest in months.
The deputy mayor of Somalia's capital says two people were killed and five wounded in an explosion at a gas station.
The US military says it has carried out two new airstrikes in Somalia against the al-Shabaab extremist group but will no longer give details on fighters killed or damage done.
Kenyan authorities arrested nine more people for their alleged involvement in the deadly extremist attack on a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi this week, bringing the total number of suspects detained to 11, police have said.
The father of the American killed in the attack in Kenya's capital says his son worked in the complex and often ate at a cafe in the luxury hotel targeted by the gunmen.
Twelve civilians were killed during a jihadist attack in the north of Burkina Faso, which has been battling a wave of Islamist violence, officials have said.
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