Tag Archives: Islamism

Elnathan John: ‘I want to show that things are never simple’-Nigerian Author

  By Kate Kellaway Literature The Nigerian writer and satirist on his first novel, Born on a Tuesday, a study of a young man caught up [...]

Paris attackers linked in Morocco arrest

By Staff Report   Image copyrightReutersImage captionThe attacks in Paris on 13 November killed 130 people Paris attacks Paris attacks: Who [...]

Arab Spring hope fades in Tunisia

By Staff Reporter A rift in the ruling party may be the least of Tunisia’s problems  Tunisia confronts corruption, the economy and Islami [...]

Kenyan mosque in Garissa briefly taken by al-Shabaab

By Staff Reporter Al-Shabab militants have been battling African Union forces in Somalia Militants from the Islamist group al-Shabab briefly [...]

Bomb kills policeman in Cairo, militant leader dies in firefights

By Staff Reporter http://gty.im/464820793 A policeman was killed in a second straight day of bombings in Cairo, and the leader of a militant [...]

Libyan jet crashes in Tobruk near parliament

By Staff Reporter The jet was said to be flying at a low altitude before crashing A Libyan military jet has crashed in the eastern city of T [...]

West has issued travel warnings on Libya as fighting intensifies

By Staff Reporter Britain, Germany, France and Netherlands issue warnings after gunmen fire on armoured vehicle evacuating UK diplomats Figh [...]

Al-Shabaab besiege Somalia’s presidential palace

By Staff Reporter Print Somali soldiers stand guard around the presidential palace in Mogadishu on February 21, 2014. Somalia‘s Islami [...]

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 [...]

Mali ‘at war’ with Tuareg separatists as 30 officials kidnapped

By Staff Reporter Fighting broke out ahead of arrival of prime minister in northern region Malian prime minister Moussa Mara: said his count [...]

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 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 [...]

Boko Haram kill 97 in Borno

By Staff Reporter Twin car bombs kill 97 in Borno Nigeria military raid kills 20 President Jonathan has failed to curb Boko Haram insurgents [...]

As Tunisia stumbles towards democracy, Egypt falters

  By Staff Reporter Arab Spring Rages on in the Arab World                 On Sunday, Tunisia’s p [...]
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