A bomb blast beside Egypt`s foreign ministry killed three policemen on Sunday, including a key witness in a trial of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.
Gunmen in Kenya attacked a busy coastal town late Sunday, opening fire from two minibuses and setting two hotels on fire, officials said.
A series of suspected Boko Haram attacks in four villages in Nigeria`s restive northeast killed several people, residents said Sunday, in the latest violence blamed on the Islamist insurgents.
Nigeria`s parliament approved a six-month extension to a state of emergency in three northeast states hit by Islamist militant violence.
US experts assisting the search for the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls are closely examining a new video for clues to their whereabouts, American officials said on Monday.
At least 40 insurgents were killed in an overnight raid in Nigeria`s northeast region, military authorities said Friday.
Kenyan police have arrested more than 650 suspects a day after six people were killed in bomb attacks in the capital Nairobi, the interior minister said on Tuesday, in a crackdown on suspected Islamist insurgents.
Suspected Islamist insurgents killed 29 people in Nigeria`s embattled
northeast, an area senator said Monday.
Law enforcement personnel in Russia have killed 73 alleged Islamist insurgents in the North Caucasus region over the first three months of 2013, police said.
Radical Islamist insurgents in Somalia have seized one of the country’s most notorious pirate dens.
Islamist insurgents battled government forces in western Somalia and at least 17 people, mainly combatants, were killed, elders said on Monday, as both sides claimed victory.
At least 24 people were killed in fighting that pitted Islamist insurgents against government forces and African Union peacekeepers in Somalia`s capital on Friday, witnesses and medical staff said.
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