- Senior Al-Shabab Commander Vows to Take Holy War to Kenya
May 23 2014 6:46 AM
The group is waging an insurgency against the Kenyan government for stationing troops in neighboring Somalia.
- Nigerian Police: Boko Haram Kills 29 In Village Attack
May 22 2014 3:16 PM
The source said around 10 more people had been wounded in Wednesday's attack on Chukku Nguddoa.
- In 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, Pentagon Can Go After Boko Haram
May 21 2014 6:07 PM
Officials from the Obama administration told a panel last week that Boko Haram had become a top US national security priority.
- Survivor Of Boko Haram Attack Tells US Lawmakers Of Horror
May 21 2014 5:52 PM
15-year-old Deborah Peter spoke during Wednesday's House Foreign Affairs Committee meeting.
- US Deploys Personnel To Help Find Kidnapped Girls
May 21 2014 3:44 PM
US military personnel will support intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance efforts over northern Nigeria and the surrounding area.
- Egyptian Court Sentences 155 Muslim Brotherhood Supporters
May 21 2014 8:29 AM
The sentences came the same day former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was given a three-year prison term on corruption charges.
- At Least 17 Killed in Borno State Village Day after Jos Bombs
May 21 2014 7:11 AM
The village of Alagarno is close to Chibok where over 200 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram militants last month.
- Twin Car Bomb Explosions In Nigeria Kill At Least 118
May 20 2014 3:38 PM
While no group has claimed responsibility, the region is known to be a hotbed for clashes between Christian and Muslim groups.
- US Prepared To Move Americans Out Of Libya
May 20 2014 4:25 AM
The aircraft and Marines belong to the Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response team, formed after the 2012 Benghazi consulate attack.
- Brazil To Dish 2014 World Cup Safety Tips
May 19 2014 8:15 AM
The advice appears to be a way to prevent "latrocinios," or robberies that end in murder.
- Gunmen Storm Libyan Parliament, Clashes In Tripoli
May 18 2014 2:43 PM
Details of assault are still unclear, but are believed to have been carried out by forces loyal to Gen. Khalifa Haftar.
- Suspected Boko Haram Militants Stage Attacks In Cameroon And Nigeria
May 17 2014 4:02 PM
Two attacks were reported on Friday night, leaving a village torched and at least 41 people dead.
- Rogue Army Commander Targeting Benghazi Militants
May 16 2014 9:33 PM
Retired Gen. Khalifa Haftar helped overthrow Gaddafi. Now he's after extremists -- and working outside the Libyan government.
- Libyan Militia Clashes With Islamists In Benghazi, 19 Killed
May 16 2014 6:03 PM
Violence prompts Libya's prime minister to order airport closings and confrontations with militants.
- Nairobi Bomb Blasts Kill At Least 10
May 16 2014 11:28 AM
No person or group has claimed responsibility for the bombings.
- Nigerian President Cancels Visit to Chibok
May 16 2014 6:31 AM
Instead, he will fly to Paris for a summit on Boko Haram and wider security issues in west and Central Africa.
- Vigilante Groups Kill Boko Haram Militants
May 15 2014 7:31 AM
In a village about 150 miles from Borno state, residents decided to take action after learning of an imminent Boko Haram attack.
- Chinese Preparing Base On Disputed Reef: Manila
May 13 2014 8:45 PM
The Chinese are shipping soil to the reef to enlarge it for an airstrip, Philippine and U.S. sources say.
- How Kenya's Railroad Explains China's Africa Strategy
May 13 2014 4:42 PM
China's investment in a Kenyan railroad shows a superpower eager to capture African hearts and minds, but not quite succeeding yet.
- Mother Identifies Daughter In Boko Haram Video
May 13 2014 8:11 AM
Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram, has demanded the release of militant prisoners in return for the abducted Nigerian girls.