World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 27, 2015
Berlin police said they carried out two raids targeting Islamists Thursday and arrested two men suspected of preparing to carry out "a serious act of violence representing a danger for the state."
World News | Reuters | Wednesday November 25, 2015
Police have detained two members of Bangladesh's biggest religion-based party on suspicion they were involved in Islamic State propaganda, including one who called himself "Jihadi John", a police commissioner said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 22, 2015
Brussels was on terror lockdown Saturday in fear of a Paris-style attack, with a gunman wanted over the deadly rampage in the French capital a week ago still on the run.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 19, 2015
Unidentified gunmen shot and wounded an Italian priest in northern Bangladesh today, just weeks after two foreigners were killed in similar attacks blamed on hardline Islamists, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 16, 2015
French police have carried out "more than 150" raids on suspected Islamists since the attacks on Paris, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Monday, as a source in the southeastern city of Lyon said an arsenal of weapons had been seized there.
World News | Reuters | Sunday November 15, 2015
For the second time this year France's Muslims have seen carnage brought to the streets of Paris by a few radical Islamists and fear that they will now suffer as a consequence.
World News | Reuters | Friday November 13, 2015
The attack bore all the traits of Islamic State in Iraq. A small unit of militants, armed with Kalashnikov rifles and suicide belts, hit the Tripoli prison just before sunrise.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 4, 2015
A police officer was stabbed to death in Bangladesh today and another badly injured in the second such attack in less than a month, blamed by the home minister on hardline Islamists.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 1, 2015
Protesters rallied in the Bangladesh capital today over the latest attacks against secular writers and publishers, accusing the government of failing to halt rising deadly violence blamed on hardline Islamists.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 31, 2015
A secular blogger and the publisher of an atheist writer killed earlier this year by suspected Islamists were attacked today in the Bangladeshi capital, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 28, 2015
Nigerian troops have rescued 338 people, mainly women and children, held by Boko Haram Islamists around the group's Sambisa forest stronghold in the restive northeast, the army said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 24, 2015
Boko Haram Islamists on Friday briefly seized control of a town in the far north of Cameroon which lies on the border with Nigeria, but withdrew when the army arrived, Cameroonian security sources said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 22, 2015
Twenty people were shot dead by suspected Boko Haram gunmen Wednesday on a road outside a village in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, local sources said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 17, 2015
The United States will conduct surveillance and intelligence operations against Boko Haram inside Nigeria, sources familiar with the plan told AFP Friday, a significant escalation of Washington's role in combatting the Islamist group.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 13, 2015
Nigeria has warned civilians that Boko Haram is using deadly cluster bombs but campaigners say the Islamists may have got the banned weapons from the military in the first place.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 4, 2015
Multiple explosions were heard Sunday on the outskirts of Maiduguri, a city in northeastern Nigeria that has repeatedly been attacked by Boko Haram Islamists, locals said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 24, 2015
Two radical Islamists who plotted to derail a packed passenger train travelling between Toronto and New York were sentenced Wednesday to life in prison in Canada.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 22, 2015
German intelligence warned Tuesday that the number of Islamic extremists in the country had increased sharply in recent months and expressed serious concern that they were recruiting among refugees.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 22, 2015
The head of Germany's domestic intelligence services warned today that radical Islamists could seek to recruit young refugees coming to the country.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 22, 2015
US Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, under fire for saying a Muslim should not be president, said on Monday he "absolutely" stood by his comments but would be open to a moderate Muslim candidate who denounced radical Islamists.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 21, 2015
Twin blasts rocked a densely-populated area of the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday, the stronghold of Boko Haram Islamists, locals said, but there was no immediate report of casualties.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 9, 2015
The bullet-riddled bodies of six anti-Taliban militia fighters were discovered today in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, taking the number of tribesmen found executed by Islamists this week to 11.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 5, 2015
A prominent Druze cleric known for criticising Syria's regime and Islamists was assassinated in a car bomb attack that killed 25 others and sparked riots outside the city of Sweida on Friday, a monitor said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 4, 2015
Mounting attacks by Nigeria's ferocious Boko Haram Islamists have sent more than 2.1 million people fleeing their homes in northeast Nigeria, the International Organization for Migration said today.