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Arusha, Tanzania is latest East African terror attack target

By Staff Reporter Eight people have been injured in a bomb blast at a restaurant in the Tanzanian town of Arusha, officials have said. Polic [...]

Boko Haram abducts 60 women, girls in northeast Nigeria

By Staff Reporter MAIDUGURI, June 24- Suspected Boko Haram militants have abducted more than 60 women and girls, some as young as three, in [...]

Boko Haram targets Nigerian World Cup viewers in latest blast

By Staff Reporter Viewers were watching Brazil v Mexico match on public screens No group has accepted or claimed responsibility yet but exp [...]

Al Shabaab hits Kenya at will as two attacks in 48 hours kill close to 70

By Staff Reporter Kenyan security chiefs under fire as Islamist threat grows Family members wait to collect bodies of their relatives at Mpe [...]

Al Shabaab attacks Lamu (Kenya), kills 48

By Staff Reporter Dozens killed after Islamists strike Kenya town close to tourist resort of Lamu Attackers flying flags of Somalia’s [...]

UK closes Mombasa consulate over security concerns

By Staff Reporter Print PHOTO | AFP British tourists arrive at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa on May 16, 2014. The United Kingdom [...]

Al-Shabaab planning attacks in Djibouti-UK

By Staff Reporter Somali insurgents linked to al-Qaida said to be preparing to attack targets including ‘western interests ‘ Al- [...]

East Africa braces for World Cup terror attacks

By Staff Reporter . Somali and Ethiopian nationals arrested as part of a crackdown on terrorism by Kenyan national security officers sit in [...]

Boko Haram ‘kidnaps 20 more women’ from village near site of Chibok schoolgirl abduction

By Staff Reporter Militants believed to be from the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram have kidnapped 20 women from a settlement near the t [...]

Another Kenyan Muslim cleric shot dead in Mombasa

By Staff Reporter A moderate Muslim cleric has been shot dead in Mombasa, the latest killing of a preacher in the Kenyan city. Sheikh Mohamm [...]

Al-Shabaab leader denounces violence & surrenders to Somalian government

By Staff Reporter A senior Al-Shabaab militant commander, Sheik Mohamed Said Atom, on Saturday gave himself up to Somali government authorit [...]

Boko Haram has killed 3000 & displaced 3 million in the last year

By Staff Reporter The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) said that a total of 3.3 million Nigerians have now been driven from th [...]

Abu Hamza:The Egyptian Cleric with a vile tongue

By Staff Reporter For Abu Hamza as many others, the Iranian revolution and the mujahideen campaign in Afghanistan marked a turning point Abu [...]

West Africa declares war on Boko Haram

By Staff Reporter French President Francois Hollande (C) poses for a familly photo with (LtoR) Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hag [...]

Nigeria’s Boko Haram Begins to Destabilise Cameroon

By Staff Reporter  Senior defence officials say that Cameroon has been infiltrated by Nigeria’s Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and [...]

Nigeria kidnapped girls ‘shown’ in new Boko Haram video

By Staff Reporter The BBC’s John Simpson says the video, which shows more than 100 girls in hijabs, could be the first step in a negot [...]

Israel helping in the search for kidnapped girls

By Staff Reporter Photographer: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images Members of civil society groups sit to protest the abduction of the Ch [...]

Nigeria military ignored Boko Haram attack warnings

  Mia Kuumba, of the District of Columbia, brandishes a wooden stick during a rally in front of the Ni … View gallery Mothers of the [...]

France deploys 3000 in the Sahel region

  By Staff Reporter France said Thursday it will deploy 3,000 soldiers to combat Islamist violence in the vast and largely lawless Sahe [...]

“France is our enemy so we killed hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal”-al Qaeda in Mali

By Staff Reporter This image of Gilberto Rodrigues Leal was provided by Mujao shortly after his kidnap Islamist militants in Mali say a Fren [...]
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