Burkina Faso has been experiencing regular attacks led by armed terrorist groups from neighbouring countries. Surrounded by six countries, it is the northern part bordering Mali and Niger – particularly the Soum province – that has been most affected. And the security situation is only getting worse. But now the country faces a new terrorist […]
Seized documents detail the militant group’s plan to manage revenue streams – including pillaged oil – and oversee subjugated populations.
Islamic State terrorists applaud when ignorant, bigoted Westerners turn their anger on Muslims.
Protesters rallied in Dhaka, denouncing the murder of prominent American blogger Avijit Roy, and chanting "raise your voice against militants".
Jordan has responded to Islamic extremist group Isis’s burning alive of fighter pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh by executing two jihadists on death row.
Kenyan teachers’ union leader, Wilson Sossion, says that the lives of Kenyan civil servants are "clearly in danger" from insurgent attacks.
More than a thousand SA Muslims have signed a petition rejecting the actions of militant groups such as Isis, Boko Haram, al-Shabab and al-Qaeda.
Nigeria has ruled out the release of Boko Haram fighters in exchange for the freedom of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the militants.
The press ombud has declined a request to ban the use of the words "Islamist militants" and "militant Islam" from SA newspaper reports.
Nigeria’s Yobe state has ordered the closure of all secondary schools after a massacre that saw suspected Islamist extremists kill 42 people.
The rebel group has driven 19 000 rice farmers from their land, while a military crackdown is preventing thousands more from working their fields.
With authorities failing to stand up to the aggression of invading extremist groups, Malians are forming rag-tag militias to defend their homes.
Britain made "little progress" in reaching out to Muslim communities despite investing "considerable time and resources" after the 7/7 London bombing.
In South Africa questions are being asked about the World Cup and the potential for muslim extremism.
Somalia’s new president has called for a united front against extremists and said he aims to bring together the country’s feuding Islamic factions.