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24 people killed in fights between al Shabaab fighters & Somali troops

Uganda’s defence ministry said its soldiers were part of the AMISOM convoy and an unspecified number of its soldiers had been killed.

31 Jul 2017 11:11 AM

Duterte rides high after a ‘rough’ first year

Mr Duterte has been heavily criticised for his unprecedented crackdown on drugs.

01 Jul 2017 4:16 AM

Saudi and allies could ask Qatar to choose between trading partners

'There are certain economic sanctions that we can take which are being considered right now', Omar Ghobash said in an interview in London.

28 Jun 2017 2:45 PM

Indonesian cop stabbed by suspected Islamist militants in Medan city

Islamic State sympathizers have carried out a series of mostly low-level attacks in Indonesia over the past few years.

25 Jun 2017 11:30 AM

Philippines calls on Facebook to shut Islamist fighters' accounts

The military's social media-monitoring team identified 63 accounts under fake names.

11 Jun 2017 8:59 PM


13 Philippine marines killed in gunbattles with Islamist militants in Marawi

The fresh casualties brought to 58 the number of government troops killed in the fighting, Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera said.

10 Jun 2017 1:26 PM

Long battle feared as militants hold on in Philippine city

Two weeks after gunmen waving black flags of the Islamic State (ISIS) group rampaged through the Muslim city of Marawi.

08 Jun 2017 1:52 AM

Philippines gets US weapons to fight terror

The weapons, including machine guns capable of firing thousands of rounds a minute, were handed over.

06 Jun 2017 6:09 AM

Gunmen in Philippines take 14 people on hostages, including priest

Islamist militants have threatened to kill the hostages if the government forces unleashed against them are not recalled.

24 May 2017 3:47 PM

5 killed, several wounded in roadside bomb in northwest Pakistan

The attack took place in a remote area of the valley and the wounded were being transported to a hospital in the region, said officials.

22 May 2017 3:56 PM


Nigeria: Boko Haram releases video of purported Chibok girl holding gun

Last week, 82 schoolgirls who were kidnapped 3-years-ago, were released after negotiations between the terrorist group and the government. 

13 May 2017 12:52 PM

Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt churches, claimed by ISIS, kill 44

The assault is the latest on a religious minority increasingly targeted by Islamist militants.

10 Apr 2017 4:16 AM

Bangladesh: Security forces storm militant hideout; 3 dead

Bangladesh has been witnessing a spate of attacks on secular activists, foreigners and religious minorities since 2013.

01 Apr 2017 4:17 PM

China to prohibit beards, veils to tackle extremism in Xinjiang

A number of bans on select ‘extremist behaviours’ had previously been introduced in some places in Xinjiang.

30 Mar 2017 5:18 PM