World | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Suspected Boko Haram Islamists killed 43 people on Tuesday in an attack on secondary school students as they slept in the latest school massacre to hit Nigeria's troubled northeast.
World | Reuters | Thursday February 13, 2014
Sunni Islamist insurgents took over much of a northern Iraqi town on Thursday and laid siege to its town hall, weeks after militants seized a whole city from the country's Shi'ite-led government.
World | Associated Press | Thursday January 30, 2014
Egyptian security forces arrested 11 Muslim Brotherhood members accused of running Facebook pages inciting violence against the police, the Interior Ministry said Thursday, moving the crackdown on the group into social media.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 1, 2014
Violence in Iraq surged in 2013 to its worst level in five years, figures released on Wednesday showed, fuelled by discontent among the Sunni Arab minority and the civil war in neighbouring Syria.
World | Reuters | Sunday December 29, 2013
A student was killed on Saturday and scores were arrested when supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood clashed with Egyptian police at the Cairo campus of Al-Azhar University.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 28, 2013
Student supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood on Saturday stormed a faculty building at Cairo's Al-Azhar University where exams were being taken and set it on fire.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 26, 2013
A bomb exploded near a bus in Cairo on Thursday injuring five people, a day after the government widened a crackdown on Islamists by declaring the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 24, 2013
Nigeria's military said on Tuesday it had killed 50 Islamist rebels as they tried to cross the border into Cameroon, engaging them in a battle on Monday.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 12, 2013
The United States and Britain suspended non-lethal aid to northern Syria after Islamist fighters seized Western-backed rebel weapons warehouses, highlighting fears that supplies could end up in the wrong hands.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 21, 2013
French Special Forces have killed the second-in-command of the veteran Islamist commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar in an operation in Mali's northern region of Tessalit, security sources said on Thursday.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 2, 2013
Eight suspected Islamist separatists behind a deadly attack in the Chinese capital had carried out three reconnaissance trips and collected 400 litres of fuel in preparation for their assault on Tiananmen Square, state media said.
World | Reuters | Friday October 25, 2013
Nigerian troops killed 74 members of Boko Haram in an air and ground assault, the military said on Friday, a further sign of stepped up operations against the Islamist sect.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 20, 2013
Boko Haram gunmen dressed in military uniform on Sunday killed 19 people near the Nigerian border with Cameroon in the restive northeast where the Islamists have carried out deadly attacks, residents and a survivor said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 7, 2013
At least 38 people were killed in clashes between Islamists and police in Egypt Sunday, as thousands of supporters of the military marked the anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 30, 2013
Somalia's Shebab Islamists claimed that no woman joined them in an attack on Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall, dismissing speculation that British 'White Widow' Samantha Lewthwaite took part in the massacre.
World | Associated Press | Sunday September 29, 2013
A college provost says suspected Islamic militants gunned down students as they slept and killed as many as 50 in an early-morning attack in northeast Nigeria.
World | Reuters | Sunday September 29, 2013
Tunisia's Islamist-led government on Saturday agreed to resign after negotiations that could start next week with secular opponents to form a caretaker administration and prepare for new elections.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 25, 2013
A British national has been arrested in Nairobi over the bloody attack on a shopping mall by armed Islamists, a spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday September 24, 2013
Kenya said it was in control of a Nairobi shopping mall that was attacked at the weekend but was still searching on Tuesday for Somali-linked Islamists believed to include Americans and a British woman who launched the assault that killed 62 people.
World | Reuters | Tuesday September 24, 2013
Thick smoke poured from the besieged Nairobi mall where Kenyan officials said their forces were closing in on Islamists holding hostages on Monday, the third day since Somalia's al Shabaab launched a raid that has killed at least 62 people.