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Egypt says four suspected Islamists killed in Sinai

8 June 2019, 2:55 PM

Egyptian security forces killed four suspected jihadists in restive North Sinai allegedly involved in a deadly attack this week on a police checkpoint, the interior ministry said Saturday.

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Twelve Nigerian soldiers killed in fighting with Islamists

16 December 2018, 5:26 PM

At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in the north eastern state of Borno, three military sources said on Sunday, one of the largest known losses of life by the army in the in November.

Call for Boko Haram peace talks masks ethnic tensions

18 July 2017, 6:02 AM

A group of community elders in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram has waged a bloody eight-year insurgency are urging the Islamists to enter peace talks.

Macron vows to step up French fight against Islamists in Africa

20 May 2017, 11:01 AM

France will step up the fight against resurgent Islamist militants in north and west Africa and will work more closely with Germany to help the tinderbox region.

At least 13 killed in Egypt church bombing

9 April 2017, 12:13 PM

A bomb blast at a church north of Cairo, Egypt has killed at least 13 people and wounded dozens who had gathered for Palm Sunday.

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