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Shock as Al-Jazeera journalists are convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison by Egyptian court

By Staff Reporter  The three – including Australian Peter Greste – faced charges of ‘helping terrorists’ Three jour [...]

As Sisi tries to wipe clean Egypt of Muslim Brotherhood, 183 more as sentenced to death

By Staff Reporter Grand mufti verdict against Mohamed Badi and supporters over violence in aftermath of coup against Mohamed Morsi Mohamed B [...]

Obama is forced to bring “boots” back to Iraq as ISIS rampage deepens

By Staff Reporter Iraq is back in the headlines again Obama authorises 275 personnel ‘equipped for combat’ White House considers [...]

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 [...]

Sexual harassment is now a crime in Egypt for first time ever

By Staff Reporter Volunteers form a safe zone between men and women to prevent sexual harassment during a protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo, [...]

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 [...]

US deploys surveillance aircraft as Boko Haram offers to release 200 girls in exchange for incarcerated”martyrs”

By Staff Reporter Kidnapped schoolgirls are seen at an unknown location in this still image taken from an undated video released by Nigerian [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood “Spiritual Leader” and 683 others to death

By Staff Reporter An Egyptian court in the southern city of Minya sentenced 683 people to death Monday in the most recent of a series of mas [...]

Nigerian army surrounds Boko Haram hideouts to rescue abducted girls

By Staff Reporter  Nigeria’s military said it has tracked down and surrounded the location, where over 200 schoolgirls who were abducted [...]

Mass exodus of Muslims from Bangui as CAR disintergrates

By Staff Reporter Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) – Some 1,300 Muslims fearing attack by mainly Christian militias left the Ce [...]

Republic of Northern Central Africa – CAR Muslims want to breakaway

By Staff Reporter Muslims fleeing Christian mobs say new state needed as UN warns of ‘ethnic-religious cleansing’ but analysts d [...]

“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 [...]

Boko Haram devastation spreads in Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Innocent families continue to wail as Boko Haram targets victims at will A recent bomb blast that ripped apart a bus stat [...]

Britain to help Somalia organize presidential polls by 2016

By Staff Reporter UK’s minister for Africa Mark Simmons said Tuesday that his government was committed to helping Somalia organize public [...]

Prominent Islamist ‘Makaburi” is assassinated in Mombasa.Is Kenya government eliminating terror suspects?

By Staff Reporter A prominent Kenyan Islamist, accused by the United States and United Nations Security Council (UNSC) of supporting the S [...]

Muslims being terminally eliminated in CAR.UN calls for more troop deployment.

By Staff Reporter  He says the international community must act fast to stop the killing and protect the civilian population following a co [...]

Al Shabab is increasing in strength-UN Envoy

By Staff Reporter The United Nations warned Monday of an increased threat of attacks from Somalia‘s Al-Qaeda-linked Shabab as a major [...]

Kenya legalizes polygamy

By Staff Reporter Bill that permits men to marry more than one person without wife‘s consent prompts furious backlash Polygamy is comm [...]

Burkina Faso refuses constructive surgery aid for victims of genital mutilation

By Staff Reporter     A clinic built with money from Western supporters of the Raëlians lies empty as Burkina Faso’s victims of fe [...]

Egypt summons European envoys over human rights statement

By Staff Reporter European ambassadors in Cairo are summoned by Egypt’s foreign affairs ministry over a joint statement presented to t [...]

Only 1000 Muslims remain in CAR as “cleansing” persists

By Staff Reporter Less that 1000 Muslims remain in CAR out of initial population in excess of 100 000. Christians are retaliating for the hu [...]

African Rights group call for AU to stop Xenophobia on the rise in Africa

By staff Reporter   African groups call for the African Union to urgently respond to gender and sexuality rights violations in Africa, [...]

Boko Haram murders and burn alive 58 school children in Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Most of the victims appeared to be between 15 and 20 years old and all of them were male Militants locked doors and set fi [...]
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