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A Syrian child in a  refugee camp in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley
18/12/2014 - Report: Syria - Lebanon

Hezbollah and allies form militias in case Islamic State, Al Nusra attack Lebanon

The Lebanese opposition Future Movement party has demanded that Hezbollah "stop spawning armed groups" after the Shia faction has founded groups intended to fight jihadists in Syria if they ...
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said there should be better coordination among security forces of countries in Africa
15/12/2014 - FRANCE/AFRICA

Le Drian urges African countries to combine efforts against jihadist threat

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian made the appeal at a security conference in Senegal on Monday.

15/12/2014 - France

French police dismantle jihadi network

According to a police source, anti terror police units targeted a dozen targets in Toulouse, around Paris and in the northern region of Normandy early on Monday.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls meets French air force pilots in Niger's capital Niamey last month
14/12/2014 - France - Mali - Niger

French troops have neutralised 200 Sahel jihadists this year, Le Drian

The French army has “neutralised” 200 jihadist fighters in the Sahel over the last year, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says in an interview to be published tomorrow.
Released hostage Serge Lazarevic on arrival at Villacoublay airport near Paris
14/12/2014 - France - Mali

French former hostage Lazarevic denies being spy, believes freed for ransom

Former hostage Serge Lazarevic has denied being a mercenary and said he was tortured while a prisoner of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqim) in northern Mali.
French soldiers from Operation Barkhane on patrol in Timbuktu, 6 November 2014.
12/12/2014 - France - Mali - United States

Jihadist chief killed by French troops in Mali

French forces killed a leading member of the jihadi group Al-Murabitoun in northern Mali on Wednesday night, the army announced on Thursday.

A portrait of police officer Ali Bazzal executed by the Al-Nusra Front on show in a Beirut street
11/12/2014 - Report: Syria - Lebanon

Islamic State commander calls on jihadists to attack Lebanon

A commander with the Islamic State (IS) armed group has said his militia should target Lebanon, accusing its government of complicity with Shia-Muslim movement Hezbollah.

Lebanon's Prime Minister Tammam Salam
09/12/2014 - Report: Lebanon

Lebanon's Tammam Salam calls for help to fight jihadists

In Lebanon, Prime Minister Tammam Salam has appealed for increased outside help to fight jihadist elements in the country. This, ahead of a scheduled visit to France later this week.

Video screenshot of two of the kidnappes of Hervé Gourdel.
27/11/2014 - Algeria - France

Algerian army claims one of French hiker’s murderers killed

The Algerian army has killed one of the jihadist kidnappers responsible for the beheading of French hiker, Hervé Gourdel.
An IS fighter in Raqa, Syria
27/11/2014 - France - Syria - Iraq

French police seize Islamic State propaganda, arrest 'pro-jihadists'

French police swooped on a suspected jihadist group in a small town in eastern France on Wednesday night, arresting several people and seizing propaganda for to the Islamic State (IS) armed ...
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