At least 10 Kenyan police officers died after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack on Saturday, officials said. Those killed in the Wajir County blast were among 13 officers who had been pursuing suspected extremists who had kidnapped police reservists, the officials said. Police on…

Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia after the killing of a policeman by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, police said Saturday. The revenge attack on Friday just outside Galkayo – one of the most developed cities in the centre of the country – targeted the Rahanweyn clan, several of whose…

Somalia: At least eight people killed in two car bomb explosions in different parts of Mogadishu A pair of car bombings exploded on Saturday in Mogadishu, breaking the relative calm that had prevailed in the Somali capital for several weeks. The attack began with the explosion of a powerful car bomb blast against a security…

At least 10 civilians and 35 combatants, mostly pro-regime forces, were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said. The flare-up came as Russian-backed regime forces tried to retake two villages seized by jihadists and allied rebels earlier this month, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for…

Haftar’s Libyan National Army on Friday announced that at least 12 Islamic State (Daesh) militants were killed in southern Libya. The army “carried out a surprise attack against Daesh remnants hiding in Haruj mountains, and killed more than 12 terrorists of a group called the Lonely Wolves,” the army’s information department said in a statement….

The Arab Coalition backing the Yemeni legitimate government struck on Saturday Houthi military targets in the capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems. The assault followed a missile attack by the Iran-aligned Houthi militia on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport on Wednesday that injured 26 people. On Friday, Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces intercepted five drones launched by…

Jihadism now attaches more importance to the role of young women born around the 2000s, who are the new target of propaganda by the Islamic state group, Europol said on Friday. The European Agency for Cooperation between Criminal Police, based in The Hague, drew up a composite report on the women targeted by the Islamic…