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Suspect in Istanbul nightclub killings claims he received order from IS: Media.

ISTANBUL, Wednesday, The man suspected of killing 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Eve has claimed he received the order to attack from

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Suicide attack on pro-government militia camp in Mali kills 50 fighters.

GAO, A suicide bombing targeting militia groups committed to restoring peace in Mali left nearly 50 people dead Wednesday and struck a fresh blow at long-running

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Turkey: Istanbul nightclub attacker confessed after capture.
- Jan 18, 2017
ISTANBUL -- The accused perpetrator of a New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul has confessed and his fingerprints are a match, Turkish authorities said Tuesday. They identified him as an ...
Paying for AMISOM: Are Politics and Bureaucracy Undermining the AU’s Largest Peace Operation?
- Jan 16, 2017
How a peace operation is financed is always an important issue. But money matters for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have recently become highly politicized. This is in large ...
4 Al-Shabaab militants killed in southwest Somalia.
- Jan 16, 2017
A joint military operation of the Somali National Army and African Union forces AMISOM has felled at least four militants from the Somali-based militant group Al-Shabaab in the country's southwest ...
Trump: Why haven’t we defeated Al Shabab?
- Jan 15, 2017
Pointed questions raised by US president-elect Donald Trump’s transition team about America’s relations with Kenya and Africa have raised concern about how Africa will relate with the new administration. Mr Trump’s ...
Top brass: KSA determined to prevent Daesh from destabilizing world.
- Jan 15, 2017
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will host in Riyadh on Sunday a conference of heads of the general staff of 14 allied countries fighting against Daesh. The delegates will discuss increasing coordination between ...
Time to defeat terrorism is now.
- Jan 15, 2017
A large part of 2016 was dominated by terrorist violence across the world aimed at weakening governments, crippling enabling institutions and frightening ordinary law-abiding and peace-loving citizens of many nations, ...
Kin of captured doctor pray for his safe return from Somalia.
- Jan 15, 2017
It is a year already, and so much has happened since Dr Leonard Kiiyo Maingi, 42, left home for Somalia. His son, with whom he had shared the joy of passing ...
Mosul battle: Iraqi government forces reach Tigris river.
- Jan 9, 2017
Iraqi government forces fighting so-called Islamic State (IS) in Mosul have reached the banks of the Tigris river in the city for the first time. A spokesman for the counter-terrorism forces ...
43 civilians, rebels killed in tanker explosion.
- Jan 8, 2017
BEIRUT, A massive tanker truck bomb ripped through a market by a courthouse in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz on Saturday, killing 43 people and wounding dozens near the ...
 American Special Forces Are Deployed to 70 Percent of the World’s Countries.
- Jan 6, 2017
They could be found on the outskirts of Sirte, Libya, supporting local militia fighters, and in Mukalla, Yemen, backing troops from the United Arab mirates. At Saakow, a remote outpost ...
Education alone doesn’t prevent terrorism. Here’s what else you need.
- Jan 6, 2017
In November, 15 years into the “Global War on Terror,” the Obama administration expanded the scope of the war. The outgoing administration declared al-Shabab, an Islamist militant group in Somalia, ...
Students scamper for safety as gunmen storm school and fire shots in Kenya.
- Nov 23, 2016
Nairobi - Armed gunmen stormed a school on Tuesday in a Kenyan province bordering Somalia, spraying bullets but not injuring anyone, official sources said, without confirming whether they were Shabaab ...
Iraq suicide attacks: Ambulances used in Tikrit and Samarra.
- Nov 6, 2016
Suicide bombers have used explosives-laden ambulances to kill at least 21 people and wound many others in the Iraqi cities of Tikrit and Samarra. The so-called Islamic State (IS) group said ...
Syria conflict: Rebel force targets IS ‘capital’ Raqqa.
- Nov 6, 2016
A US-backed Kurdish and Arab force says it has begun an operation to capture Raqqa, so-called Islamic State's "capital" in Syria. The Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) will be aided by US-led ...
Al Shabaab claims fatal car bomb attack near Somali parliament.
- Nov 6, 2016
Two Somali soldiers died and five others were injured when a car bomb claimed by Islamist group al Shabaab exploded on Saturday near the parliament in the capital Mogadishu, police ...
Lack of ideology is Somalia’s problem – Museveni.
- Nov 6, 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has said the challenge that is facing Somalia is not the withdrawal of the African Mission for Somalia (AMISOM) troops, but lack of ideology. The President made these ...
Somali refugees arrested at border, Kenya-Somalia.
- Nov 6, 2016
Some 22 Somali refugees have been arrested illegally crossing into Kenya from Uganda. Lorugum Police Station Officer Commanding Station Charles Rono said the six women accompanied by their 16 children ...
Somalia’s Shabaab still potent threat, UN report warns.
- Nov 6, 2016
Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab group remains capable of launching large-scale attacks despite claims that the insurgency is weakening, a UN report warned Friday. The Islamist group carried out six sophisticated hotel attacks ...

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