CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities have arrested a first suspect in connection with the kidnapping of seven security men two weeks ago by Islamist militants in Sinai, security sources said on Thursday. Full story
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian soldiers have killed three members of Islamist militant sect Boko Haram and arrested 25 more in the northeast, the army said on Tuesday, two weeks after the launch of a major ground and air offensive to crush the group's four-year rebellion. Full story
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's military has freed a number of women and children held hostage by Islamist sect Boko Haram, the army said on Saturday, after its offensive in the northeast of the country overran three of the insurgents' camps. Full story
NIAMEY (Reuters) - At least 18 soldiers and four suspected Islamists were killed in a fierce gunbattle following a dawn car bomb attack at a barracks in the northern Niger town of Agadez, military sources and a local official said. Full story
Malian soldiers in units fighting the north of Mali say the Islamist fighters are well armed and many of them very young. Lindsey Hilsum Channel Four Europe reports.
Despite President Morsi rescinding much of the decree he issued last month giving him near absolute authority, Egypt's opposition want the Islamist leader to cancel a referendum on a disputed draft of a new constitution. TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports.
Demonstrations in Cairo’s Tahrir Square turn violent as Secularists clash with pro-government Islamists. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports.
The new Islamist rulers of northern Mali are not just torturing and maiming those who do not follow their views, they are systematically extinguishing one of Africa's most diverse cultures. In the third of her series of reports from Mali, Channel 4 Europe’s International Editor, Lindsey Hilsum, hear
Islamists drive out hundreds of thousands from their homes as refugee camps struggle to deal with the mass exodus. Lindsey Hilsum Channel 4 Europe reports.
Weapons and ammunition seized from suspected members of Islamist rebel force Boko Haram are displayed during a military patrol in Hausari village, near Maiduguri June 5, 2013. Burnt out vehicles and scattered rubbish is all that's left of a militant camp near Maiduguri, northern Nigeria. Since last
Malian soldiers talk to each other in a cloud of dust during fighting with Islamists in Gao February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney
Islamist and Brotherhood members of the Shura Council, attend a meeting on the new judicial law in Cairo May 25, 2013. Egypt's highest court ruled on Saturday that parts of a revised election law setting out terms for a parliamentary election were unconstitutional, casting fresh doubt over a poll th
Islamist and Brotherhood members of the Shura Council, smile after the approval of the new judicial law during its meeting in Cairo May 25, 2013. Egypt's highest court ruled on Saturday that parts of a revised election law setting out terms for a parliamentary election were unconstitutional, casting