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Militants launch car bomb, gun attack on Somali police base, 10 dead

Militants launch car bomb, gun attack on Somali police base, 10 dead

Militants set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia's capital before gunmen stormed inside on Sunday, leaving at least 10 people dead, police said.

Islamist group Ansar Dine threatens France, UN in new video

The head of Islamist group Ansar Dine, Iyad Ag Ghaly, has released his first video in 22 months, reiterating threats against France and the United Nations` peacekeeping mission in Mali.

Taliban fighters kidnap at least 25 men from buses in Afghanistan's south

Taliban fighters kidnap at least 25 men from buses in Afghanistan's south

Taliban fighters in the southern Afghan province of Helmand stopped vehicles and detained at least 25 people, officials said on Tuesday, as the insurgents continued a series of abductions on Afghanistan`s highways over the past few weeks.

Bangladesh Islamist group draws criticism for remarks on Hindu CJ

An Islamist group in Bangladesh has stoked controversy after it demanded removal of the country's Hindu Supreme Court Chief Justice and sought cutting down funding for Bengali New Year celebrations terming it as 'haram'.

Islamist group kills 30 in twin blasts in Somali town

Islamist group kills 30 in twin blasts in Somali town

Somalia`s al Shabaab Islamist group bombed a busy junction and a nearby restaurant in the town of Baidoa on Sunday, killing at least 30 people, police and the group said.

3 Islamists sent to police custody over Hindu priest's murder in Bangladesh

With the arrest of the three members of the outlawed Jamaat'ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), police claimed to have completely solved the murder case.

Taliban suicide bomber kills 20 police outside Kabul base

The area was sealed off by police as ambulances rushed to the scene of what witnesses described as a powerful blast on Monday, reports Al Jazeera.

Over 2.1 million​ displaced in Nigeria by Boko Haram insurgency: IOM

Over 2.1 million people are internally displaced in northeast Nigeria after a spike in a six-year insurgency by the Boko Haram group, the International Organization for Migration said today, revising a previous figure of 1.5 million.

Bangladesh charges 5 militants over blogger murder

Five militants of an al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group in Bangladesh were today charged with murder for hacking to death an atheist blogger who is among the four secular writers killed in brutal attacks this year.

Bangladesh arrest two suspected Islamists over blogger murder

The Bangladesh police on Thursday arrested two suspected members of a banned Islamist group over the brutal killing of an atheist blogger, an official said.

16 Niger villagers killed in Boko Haram attack: Official

Boko Haram jihadists killed 16 civilians in an attack this week on a southeast Niger village, near the Nigerian border, a local official said on Saturday.

Two blasts rock central Nigerian city of Jos: Police

Two blasts rocked the central Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday, the police said, in the latest unrest to hit the region.

Israel issues its own Gaza war report, pre-empting UN inquiry

Israel issued a report on Sunday arguing its 2014 Gaza offensive was lawful, a move aimed at pre-empting the release of findings of a UN war crimes investigation that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scorned as a waste of time.

US-led raids hit IS battling rebels, Qaeda in Syria

US-led aircraft bombed Islamic State group fighters as they battled rival Syrian rebels, including al Qaeda loyalists, for the first time overnight, a monitoring group said on Sunday.

Hamas executed Palestinians during Israel war: Amnesty

The Islamist group Hamas used its 2014 Gaza war with Israel to "settle scores" with rival Palestinians, executing at least 23 in possible war crimes, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

Bangladesh bans Islamist group after blogger killings

Bangladesh on Monday banned an Islamist militant group suspected of involvement in the murders of atheist bloggers that sparked protests in Dhaka and outrage around the world, an official said.

Boko Haram slit throats of 12 as army tries to save civilians: Sources

Boko Haram militants have slit the throats of 12 people in northeast Nigeria as the army was trying to evacuate civilians from the area, a military source and a witness said on Friday.

DNA: Somalia's Al-Shabab, another name of terror!

Al Shabaab, an Islamic militant group that seeks to create an Islamic state in Somalia, formed in 2004 as the militant wing of the Islamic Courts Union (ICU), a network of Islamist militant tribes that controlled southern and central Somalia.

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Hamas Twitter campaign backfires with torrent of abuse

Palestinian Islamist group Hamas launched a campaign on Twitter on Friday aimed at improving its image, but was immediately hit by a barrage of sarcastic and mocking messages.

"I want to join IS", missing Korean teen tweeted

 A missing South Korean teenager suspected of joining the Islamic State group had a twitter account, "Sunni Mujahideen", on which he tweeted his desire to enrol with the militant group, police said Wednesday.