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  • Egypt Court Says 'Devil Guided' Jailed Jazeera Journalists

    Egypt Court Says 'Devil Guided' Jailed Jazeera Journalists

    An Egyptian court that jailed three Al-Jazeera journalists for alleged ties with Islamists said on Tuesday that "the devil guided" the group to spread false news defaming the country.

  • Clashes Between Libya Army, Islamists Kill 16: Sources

    Clashes Between Libya Army, Islamists Kill 16: Sources

    Sixteen people, most of them soldiers, were killed and 81 injured in clashes between the Libyan army and Islamist fighters in the eastern city of Benghazi, medical and military sources told AFP on Tuesday.

  • Nigeria Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Restive Region

    Nigeria Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Restive Region

    A Nigerian helicopter crashed on Monday in an area where the military is battling Boko Haram Islamists, killing two of the three people on board, a statement said, but there was no indication the chopper was shot down by insurgents.

  • Liberals Set to Oust Islamists in Libya Parliament

    Liberals Set to Oust Islamists in Libya Parliament

    Liberal factions appear to be the big winners in Libya's new parliament after the announcement of election results on Monday, analysts said.

  • Nigeria Islamists Kill More Than 40 in Northeast

    Nigeria Islamists Kill More Than 40 in Northeast

    Suspected Islamists raided the remote northeast Nigerian town of Damboa over the weekend, shooting dead more than 40 residents and burning down houses in a familiar pattern of killing that has forced tens of thousands to flee their homes this year.

  • Islamists Mount 'Heaviest' Assault on Libya Airport

    Islamists Mount 'Heaviest' Assault on Libya Airport

    Islamist militia launched their heaviest assault so far on Libya's main airport on Sunday two days after a truce with the rival ex-rebels that control it collapsed, a security official said.

  • Ancient Christian Population of Mosul Flees Islamic State

    Ancient Christian Population of Mosul Flees Islamic State

    The ancient Christian community of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul had all but fled by Saturday, ending a presence stretching back nearly two millennia after radical Islamists set them a midday deadline to submit to Islamic rule or leave.

  • 14 Tunisian Troops Killed in Deadliest Attack on Army

    14 Tunisian Troops Killed in Deadliest Attack on Army

    Suspected jihadists killed 14 Tunisian soldiers near the Algerian border, officials said on Thursday, in the worst such attack in the army's history as it presses a crackdown on radical Islamists.

  • Yemen Clashes Between Rebels, Islamists Kill 35

    Yemen Clashes Between Rebels, Islamists Kill 35

    Yemeni security officials say two days of clashes between Shiite rebels and Islamist tribesmen in the country's north have killed at least 35 fighters on both sides.

  • Pakistan Jets, US Drones Attack Militants, At Least 50 Said Killed

    Pakistan Jets, US Drones Attack Militants, At Least 50 Said Killed

    The Pakistani military said its jets killed 35 suspected militants on Wednesday as part of an anti-Taliban offensive hours after US drones attacked another area nearby and killed up to 20 people.

  • Israel Approves Egyptian-Proposed Gaza Truce But Hamas Suspicious

    Israel Approves Egyptian-Proposed Gaza Truce But Hamas Suspicious

    Israel approved an Egyptian-proposed deal that would halt the week-old Gaza shelling war on Tuesday but the Palestinian territory's dominant Hamas Islamists responded suspiciously, saying they had not been consulted by Cairo.

  • Hezbollah Fighters Killed in Clash on Syria-Lebanon Border

    Hezbollah Fighters Killed in Clash on Syria-Lebanon Border

    Seven fighters from the Lebanese group Hezbollah were killed in fighting with Sunni Islamist insurgents in a mountainous area on the Syria-Lebanon border in which at least 16 rebels were also killed, a monitoring group reported on Monday.

  • Bangladesh's Oldest Brothel Closed After Islamist Pressure

    Bangladesh's Oldest Brothel Closed After Islamist Pressure

    Bangladesh's oldest brothel has been shut down following pressure from local clerics and politicians amid rising conservatism in the Muslim-majority country, police said on Monday.

  • China Sentences 32 in Xinjiang For 'Terror' Videos

    China Sentences 32 in Xinjiang For 'Terror' Videos

    China sentenced 32 people in its western Xinjiang region to prison terms for downloading or sending "violent terror" videos, state media said, as authorities crackdown on people they say are Islamists and separatists behind recent attacks.

  • Hamas Rockets Land Deep in Israel as it Bombards Gaza

    Hamas Rockets Land Deep in Israel as it Bombards Gaza

    At least 23 people were killed across Gaza, Palestinian officials said on Wednesday, by a bombardment Israel said may be just the start of a lengthy offensive against Islamist militants whose rockets struck deeper than ever before into Israel.

  • Jonathan's PR Offensive Backfires in Nigeria and Abroad

    Jonathan's PR Offensive Backfires in Nigeria and Abroad

    Facing censure at home and overseas for a perceived failure to protect civilians from violent Islamists, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has launched an international media offensive to try to turn the tide of public opinion in his favour.

  • Suspected Boko Haram Islamists Kill Seven in Northeast Nigeria: Witnesses

    Suspected Boko Haram Islamists Kill Seven in Northeast Nigeria: Witnesses

    Suspected Boko Haram Islamists disguised in army uniforms killed seven people in an attack near the northeastern border with Cameroon, residents said on Monday.

  • Libya Government Urges End to Benghazi Clashes

    Libya Government Urges End to Benghazi Clashes

    Libya's interim government today called for a halt to an on-off battle between a renegade general and Islamists that has wracked the eastern city of Benghazi for the past two months.

  • Death Verdicts Against 10 Islamists Upheld in Egypt

    Death Verdicts Against 10 Islamists Upheld in Egypt

    Egyptian judicial officials say a Cairo court has upheld death sentences against 10 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood and sentenced 38 others to life, including the spiritual leader of the Islamist group.

  • Egypt Islamists Hold 'Day of Anger' to Mark Mohamed Morsi Ouster

    Egypt Islamists Hold 'Day of Anger' to Mark Mohamed Morsi Ouster

    Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood was holding a "day of anger" on Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the military overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi, with police swiftly quashing the few marches that began.

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