• 14 July, 2024
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Terrorism in Africa: A Threat to World Peace and Security

Terrorism is the biggest threat to world peace and security, and Africa is now facing this threat. Africa has been tormented by terrorism, with various terrorist organisations accomplishing their terror…

Nigerian army general, troops killed in ISWAP attack

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A Nigerian army general and three soldiers were killed on Saturday during an attack by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) militants in the northeast of…

Nigerian army says Islamic State West Africa’s new leader killed in military operation

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's army said on Thursday it had killed the new leader of insurgent group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in a military operation this month, two…

Boko Haram moves into north-central Nigeria in apparent expansion – officials

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Boko Haram insurgents have taken over multiple communities in Nigeria's north-central Niger state, offering villagers money and incorporating them in their ranks to fight the government,…

Impact of Taliban’s “Victory” on Global Islamist Terrorism

US led Global War on Terror has had a stifling effect on most Islamist terror groups around the world since its start in 2001. However, the chaotic and haphazard US…

By Col Deepak Kumar

Nigeria says it seizes 14 tonnes of fertiliser meant for Boko Haram bombs

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigerian troops have seized 14 tonnes of fertiliser that the insurgent Islamist group Boko Haram had planned to turn into roadside bombs, the army said on…

Almost 6,000 Boko Haram fighters have surrendered, Nigerian army says

ABUJA (Reuters) - Close to 6,000 fighters from the Boko Haram Islamist insurgent group in northeast Nigeria have surrendered in recent weeks, the Nigerian armed forces said on Thursday, attributing…