3 Officers and 1 Soldier Die in Militant Hub in Egypt 

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Three officers and one soldier died earlier this week while clearing a militant hub in the Bahariya Oasis in Egypt’s western desert. According to the military reports a suicide belt went off at the time the forces entered the hub. Military spokesperson Tamer el-Refaie said on his Facebook page that the incident took place during ongoing … Read more

ISIS Kills 29 Coptic Christians in a Bus Near Cairo 

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The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus outside of Cairo that killed at least 29 Coptic Christians including 10 children on Friday, May 26. The group used its news agency Aamaq to announce that its soldiers attacked a group of Coptic Christians in a bus heading for a monastery near … Read more

Herdsmen Attack Causes Tension in Delta Communities 

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Herdsmen’s alleged fresh attack on Ovre-Abraka, Eku/Egun communities in Ethiope East Local Council of Delta State has unsettled its residents. According to the information rampaging herdsmen numbering over 2,000 allegedly attacked some farmers on their way home at the weekend and two were feared injured. Senior police officers in Abraka Police Division, however, who wanted … Read more

Macron Calls for Support in Combating Extremism

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During his official visit in Mali in his first travel outside Europe, French President Emmanuel Macron expressed his determination to crush extremism but also added that “other countries can do more” to help protect Europe from the threat. Macron, who was visiting France’s largest overseas military operation, which is combating jihadist groups in West Africa, outlined that the region’s terror … Read more

Boko Haram Will Soon Be History 

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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin stated that Boko Haram menace will soon be history when the staff and members of the United Kingdom Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS) led by Major General Lawrence Craig paid a visit to the CDS. A statement issued by Director, Defence Information, Major General … Read more

1 Person Dead After Explosions in Nigerian University 

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At least one person was killed after two explosions at the University of Maiduguri in northern Nigeria. Suicide bombers are suspected to be responsible. The first blast occurred at about 10:50 p.m. on Thursday at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine on the campus, Abu Babati, the president of the students’ union, said by phone. A … Read more

23 Sentenced in Ethiopia for Links to al-Qaida and al-Shabab  

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A court in Ethiopia has sentenced 23 people to up to 15 years in prison for establishing links to al-Qaida and al-Shabab extremist groups. The Ethiopian Federal High Court says they had been accused of planning to carry out terror attacks inside the East African country. The state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate quotes the court ruling … Read more

Tunisia Extends State of Emergency for Another Month 

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Tunisia’s president has decided to prolong a state of emergency enacted because of a terrorism threat for another month. A statement from President Beji Caid Essebsi office issued Tuesday said he consulted the prime minister and the head of parliament about the extension. It takes effect immediately. The state of emergency was put in place … Read more

14-Year-Old Girl, Kidnapped by Boko Haram, Sent to Maiduguri as Suicide Bomber 

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A 14-year-old female suspected suicide bomber has revealed that Boko Haram leaders chose her to detonate an improvised explosive device in Maiduguri because she refused to get married to their members in Sambisa forest. The suspect was among three suspects arrested by the military when they allegedly came on suicide mission at a military facility … Read more