Gunmen have opened fire on a church in northern Burkina Faso, killing at least six people, officials say.
The CIA is reportedly expanding its armed drone programme in Africa and will start using a military base in the Nigerien desert to…
Militant Islamists have stormed a military base in southern Somalia after detonating a suicide car bomb. Al-Shabab says its…
Hostage Johan Gustafsson, held by al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011, has been freed, the Swedish government says.
Six Arab countries including Saudi Arabia and Egypt have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region.…
Libyan forces are hunting down the last Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the city of Sirte, after ousting them from their former…
The leader of al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group Ansaru has been arrested in Nigeria, authorities there say.