The Nigerian army says it has started deploying extra troops in the northeast of the country after President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in three states worst hit by increasing ...
A leader of the Boko Haram sect in Nigeria has claimed responsibility for two recent attacks in Borno State.
The governments of the UK and Somalia are hosting an international conference today in London. The conference aims to garner support for the government of Somalia.
A Frenchman suspected of having joined Al-Qaeda has been arrested in northern Mali.
The Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), a slimmed-down version of an earlier alliance of Islamist parties, has been weakened by factional spats and the not-always happy experience of local power.
Members of the family held hostage for two months by a Nigerian Islamist group spoke about their ordeal on French national television over the weekend.
The French family held hostage by a Nigerian Islamist group arrived in Paris early Saturday morning, after being freed Thursday night.
The Polisario Front, which is fighting for independence of the western Sahara from Morocco, has denied that Islamist fighters fleeing Mali have infiltrated refugee camps in Algeria.
The French family kidnapped in Cameroon in February have been freed in Nigeria, where they had been taken by members of the Boko Haram Islamist sect, Cameroon’s President Paul Biya announced ...
Belgian police carried out 46 early morning raids on radical Islamist groups early Tuesday morning in an attempt to stop the recruitment of volunteers to fight the regime of Bashar al-Assad in ...