UN says Islamic State kills 6 captives in Libya

2018-12-11 12:09

The UN mission to Libya says Islamic State militants have killed six people captured during an attack on a small town in October

Tunisia arrests 12 suspected ISIS members, dismantles cells: ministry

2018-11-30 21:10

Authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of the Islamic State group and seized bomb making materials since a suicide attack last month, the interior ministry has said.

West Africa leaders meet over Boko Haram escalation

2018-11-29 20:27

Top leaders from Chad, Nigeria, Niger and Cameroon have held talks in N'Djamena to discuss the recent escalation of attacks by Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad area.

Nigeria's Buhari to visit troops fighting Boko Haram

2018-11-27 21:33

Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari will visit troops on the frontlines of the Boko Haram conflict and is to dispatch his defence minister to Chad following a jump in attacks.

Boko Haram 'hacked 4 farmers to death before my eyes': witness

2018-11-27 11:30

Boko Haram jihadists have killed four farmers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, in the latest bloodshed in the restive region, witnesses and a local militia leader say.

Boko Haram attacks leave 53 dead in pre-election show of force

2018-11-20 21:10

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources have said, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.

Boko Haram attacks three military bases in NE Nigeria

2018-11-19 20:36

Boko Haram jihadists at the weekend have attacked three military bases in northeast Nigeria, putting the spotlight on insecurity in Nigeria just three months before presidential polls.

ISIS backed Boko Haram faction claims Nigerian attack

2018-11-16 20:00

The Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram claimed an attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeast that killed three, the SITE Intelligence Group has said.

WATCH: Melbourne attacker inspired by ISIS - police

2018-11-10 11:32

A man who set fire to a gas-laden truck in the center of Melbourne and fatally stabbed one person before he was shot by police was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group, Australian police said.

SA law enforcement clueless but, luckily, ISIS is not targeting country – experts

2018-11-07 20:16

South Africa need not worry about possible terrorist attacks by the Islamic State group, say most panelists at an Afro-Middle East Centre event.


WATCH: A year after ISIS defeat, Iraq in throes of political crisis

2018-12-10 13:34

Iraq is marking the anniversary of its costly victory over the Islamic State group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held but still carries out sporadic attacks.

Surge in Boko Haram attacks prompts call for more intl backing

2018-11-30 17:22

Leaders from Chad, Nigeria, Niger and Cameroon have called for increased international backing in the face of the recent escalation of attacks by Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad area.

Hundreds of bodies exhumed from mass grave in Syria's Raqqa

2018-11-28 12:09

A local official in Raqqa says more than 500 bodies have so far been exhumed from one of the largest mass graves discovered near the Syrian city, once the capital of the Islamic State group's self-styled caliphate.

11 accused of KZN mosque attack, ISIS links receive bail

2018-11-27 21:21

Bail has been granted to all accused in the KwaZulu-Natal Shia mosque attack and the placement of several explosive devices in Durban.

ISIS claims 118 killed in 'West Africa province' after Nigeria army bases attacked

2018-11-23 21:01

The Islamic State group has claimed to have killed 118 people in its self-styled West Africa province in the last week, after a series of attacks against military bases in northeast Nigeria that have raised fears of a resurgent Boko Haram.

3 men charged with planning mass killing in Australian city

2018-11-20 19:35

Three men inspired by the Islamic State group were charged with planning a mass-casualty attack in Australia's second-largest city.

Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram attack

2018-11-18 12:58

Nigerian troops repelled an attack on a military base in northeastern Borno state in which a soldier was killed and four others were injured, military and militia sources have told AFP.

Nigeria appoints new commander against Boko Haram

2018-11-12 19:10

The Nigerian army has appointed a new commander to lead the fight against Boko Haram jihadists in the country's restive northeast, where attacks on military targets have spiked in recent months.

Egypt convicts 65 on terror charges, allegiance to ISIS

2018-11-08 21:31

An Egyptian court has convicted 65 suspected militants of setting up a terrorist group and declaring allegiance to the extremist Islamic State group, sentencing 18 of them to life in prison.

ISIS left behind more than 200 mass graves in Iraq - UN

2018-11-06 19:26

The Islamic State group left behind more than 200 mass graves in Iraq containing up to 12 000 victims that could hold vital evidence of war crimes, the UN said on Tuesday.

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