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  • 27/07/2014 | World

    Boko Haram abducts wife of Cameroon's vice PM

    The wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister was kidnapped and at least three people killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants on the vice prime minister's home in the northern town of Kolofata.

  • 19/10/2014 | World

    Nigerians doubtful of girls' release after Boko Haram truce breached

    A wave of violence hours after Nigeria's government announced a truce with Boko Haram raised doubt about whether more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist militants will really be released, deflating the new hopes of their parents.

  • 23/10/2014 | World

    Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap 25 girls in Nigeria

    Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses to the attack said, despite talks aimed at freeing more than 200 other female hostages the militants seized in April.

  • 10/06/2014 | World

    Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnap up to 30 women in Nigeria

    Suspected Islamist Boko Haram militants have kidnapped up to 30 women from nomadic settlements in Nigeria's northeast, close to where the group abducted more than 200 schoolgirls, residents and Nigerian media said.

  • 12/06/2014 | World

    Turkey negotiates with Islamists for the release of 80 hostages in Iraq

    Turkey is negotiating for the release of 80 nationals held by Islamist militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and cannot confirm reports that some of them have been freed, government officials said.

  • 24/06/2014 | World

    Boko Haram suspected of kidnapping up to 91 women, children

    Nigeria is investigating a possible mass kidnapping of villagers in the northeast state of Borno where Boko Haram Islamist militants abducted more than 200 schoolgirls two months ago.

  • 29/05/2014 | World

    Nigeria to launch 'full-scale operation" on Boko Haram

    Nigeria's president said he had authorised security forces to use any means necessary under the law to ensure that Boko Haram is defeated, in an attempt to reassure the parents of 219 schoolgirls being held by the group that their children would be freed.

  • 03/06/2014 | World

    Nigerians take protest ban to Court

    Nigerians seeking the return of more than 200 girls kidnapped by Islamist group Boko Haram said they would challenge a ban on their protests in court.

  • 04/06/2014 | World

    Assad declared landslide victor in Syria election

    President Bashar al-Assad secured re-election by a landslide, Syria's parliamentary speaker said today, in a vote dismissed as a sham by his opponents and held amid a raging civil war which grew out of protests against his rule.

  • 15/05/2014 | World

    Nigeria: Search for the kidnapped girls, 'unlikely to have happy ending'

    Nigeria's hunt for more than 200 abducted schoolgirls is not all that it seems. In public, an international operation is gathering pace while behind the scenes, officials say it is unlikely to deliver the success that global opinion demands.

  • 15/05/2014 | World

    Car bomb attack kills 43 at Syrian border with Turkey

    At least 43 people were killed when a car bomb went off at a Syrian border post on the frontier with Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

  • 19/05/2014 | World

    US to share intelligence with Nigeria in search for kidnapped girls

    The United States has come to an agreement allowing it to share some intelligence with Nigeria to bolster the search for more than 200 girls kidnapped by Islamist rebel group Boko Haram.

  • 07/05/2014 | World

    Hollande, Cameron vow to help Nigeria

    French President François Hollande and British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed their disgust for the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls by Islamist group Boko Haram in Nigeria and pledged help to look for the girls.

  • 08/05/2014 | World

    A global effort to ‘Bring Back Our Girls’

    By Nadia Nasanovsky

    First there were the grieving relatives of the abducted girls. Then Nigerian human rights activists joined the protest. Now, the entire world, including high-profile political figures like the First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have turned to social media demanding the release of nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamic group Boko Haram last month.

  • 08/05/2014 | World

    The #BringBackOurGirls photo gallery

    The campaign started in Nigerian capital Abuja by the mothers of the abducted girls became global thanks to social media.

  • 06/05/2014 | World

    UN, UK condemn Nigerian schoolgirls abductions

    The UN and the British government condemned Islamist militant group Boko Haram for the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria last month and pointed out the need for close cooperation for the release of the girls.

  • 06/05/2014 | World

    Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap eight more girls

    As the world condemns the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls last month, suspected Boko Haram gunmen have kidnapped eight more girls, aged 12 to 15, from a village near one of their strongholds in northeast Nigeria overnight, police and residents said.

  • 07/05/2014 | World

    Nigeria offers $300,000 reward for information on missing girls

    Nigerian police offered a $300,000 reward for credible information leading to the rescue of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram Islamist rebels last month. The authorities also confirmed that the number of girls kidnapped by the Islamist group's latest attack is 11 and not eight as it was first reported.

  • 18/12/2013 | World

    Egypt sends Morsi to trial for international conspiracy

    Egypt's public prosecutor charged former President Mohamed Morsi and 35 other top Islamists today with conspiring with foreign groups to commit terrorist acts in Egypt, in a case that could result in their execution.

  • 27/12/2013 | World

    Clashes across Egypt leave four dead

    Muslim Brotherhood supporters and police clashed across Egypt today, leaving at least four dead in protests after the army-backed government declared the group a terrorist organization.

  • 05/05/2014 | World

    Islamist Boko Haram claims abduction of 200 Nigerian schoolgirls

    The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls during a raid in the village of Chibok in northeast Nigeria last month.

  • 06/10/2013 | World

    At least 44 killed in protests across Egypt

    At least 44 people have been killed and more than 90 wounded in clashes during protests in Egypt, security sources and state media said, as the crisis since the army seized power three months ago showed no sign of abating.

  • 04/11/2013 | World

    Trial of Egyptian Morsi adjourned to January 8, judge says

    The trial of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi was adjourned to January 8, a judge said, according to what a witness told Reuters agency.

  • 12/11/2013 | World

    Police fire tear gas at pro-Morsi students in Nile Delta

    Egyptian police fired tear gas today at student supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi who were protesting at the university in the Nile Delta town of Mansoura, witnesses said.

  • 19/09/2013 | World

    Tunisia ruling party agrees to transition talks

    Tunisia's governing Islamists have agreed in principle to a trade union proposal that it step down to make way for a transitional government and new elections.

  • 29/09/2013 | World

    Kenya raps US over 'unfriendly' travel warning after attack

    Kenya rebuked the United States for warning its citizens over travel to the east African country after the Sept. 21 Nairobi mall attack, calling the alert "unfriendly" and asking Washington to lift it.

  • 01/08/2013 | World

    Tunisian union gives government one week to step down

    Tunisia's powerful union federation has said that the embattled Islamist-led government had one week to reach a deal for creating a new technocrat government, otherwise it will be "forced to consider" other options.

  • 27/08/2013 | World

    Tunisia blames 'terrorist group' Ansar al-Sharia for politician killings

    Tunisia has declared Ansar al-Sharia a terrorist organisation after obtaining proof it killed two secular politicians and several soldiers, Prime Minister Ali Larayedh said.

  • 08/09/2013 | World

    Islamist militants claim responsibility for attack on Egypt minister

    Sinai-based Islamist militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for a failed attempt to assassinate Egyptian Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim.

  • 02/05/2013 | World

    Tear gas fired as Egyptian Islamists target security HQ

    Egyptian security forces fired tear gas to disperse a small group of hardline Islamist protesters who were attempting to scale the walls of the state security headquarters in a Cairo suburb.

  • 07/06/2013 | World

    Putin orders crackdown on Islamists, police detain 300

    Russian police rounded up 300 people at a Muslim prayer room in Moscow after President Vladimir Putin ordered a crackdown on radical Islamists ahead of next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi.

  • 29/07/2013 | World

    Gunmen kill 8 Tunisian soldiers as political tensions rise

    Gunmen have killed at least eight Tunisian soldiers in a bloody ambush, staging the biggest attack on the security forces in decades as political tensions rose between supporters and opponents of the Islamist-led government.

  • 21/01/2013 | World

    Algeria says 37 foreigners die in siege led by Canadian

    A total of 37 foreign workers died at an Algerian desert gas plant and seven are still missing after a hostage crisis coordinated by a Canadian, Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said.

  • 06/02/2013 | World

    Tunisia protests after government critic shot dead

    A fierce critic of the Tunisian government's dealings with radical Islamists was shot dead today, sending protesters onto the streets two years after their Jasmine Revolution sparked revolt across the Arab world.

  • 09/02/2013 | World

    Tunisian Islamists rally in show of strength

    Thousands of Islamists marched in Tunis in a show of strength a day after the funeral of an assassinated secular politician drew the biggest crowds seen on the streets since Tunisia's uprising two years ago.

  • 14/01/2013 | World

    Mali Islamists counter-attack, threaten France

    Al Qaeda-linked Islamist rebels in Mali launched a counter-offensive after three days of strikes by French fighter jets on their strongholds in the desert north, vowing to drag France into a long and brutal ground war.

  • 17/01/2013 | World

    30 hostages, 11 militants killed in Algeria gas plant, source says

    Thirty hostages, including at least seven foreigners, and 11 militants were killed on when Algerian forces stormed a desert gas plant seized by Islamist militants, an Algerian security source said.

  • 07/12/2011 | World

    Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood lead the run offs

    Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood won a majority of run-off contests in the first round of a parliamentary election, the electoral commission said, consolidating its position as clear front-runners in the historic ballot.

  • 05/08/2012 | World

    Islamists kill 15 Egyptians, Israel strikes attackers

    Islamist gunmen killed at least 15 Egyptian policemen and seized an army tank in an assault on a Sinai police station near the border with Israel on Sunday, the deadliest attack in the region in at least two decades.

  • 01/12/2012 | World

    Islamists rally behind Mursi as Egypt's rifts widen

    Tens of thousands of Islamists demonstrated in Cairo on Saturday in support of President Mohamed Mursi, who is racing through a constitution to try to defuse opposition fury over his newly expanded powers.

  • 27/10/2011 | World

    Tunisian Islamists confirmed election winners

    Tunisian election officials confirmed the Islamist Ennahda party as winner of the North African country's election, setting it up to form the first Islamist-led government in the wake of the Arab Spring uprisings.

  • 29/10/2011 | World

    Serb police raid Islamists after US embassy attack

    Serbian police arrested 15 people in raids on suspected radical Islamists after a lone gunman opened fire with an assault rifle on the US embassy in neighbouring Bosnia, Serbia's Interior Ministry said.

  • 30/11/2011 | World

    Egyptians await poll results, Islamists see gains

    Egyptians will hear results of their first free election in six decades, with the Muslim Brotherhood expecting to pick up two-fifths of the vote for an assembly that might limit the power of the generals.

  • 30/04/2011 | World

    Yemen transition deal teeters as Saleh fails to sign

    Yemen's Gulf-brokered deal to remove President Ali Abdullah Saleh from power was on the verge of collapse after Saleh refused to sign, raising the threat of further instability in the Arabian Peninsula state.

  • 21/05/2011 | World

    Yemen opposition signs transition of power deal

    Yemen's opposition signed a Gulf-brokered transition deal that will ease President Ali Abdullah Saleh out of power within a month, provided he ratifies the agreement as promised on Sunday.

  • 24/10/2011 | World

    Islamists claim win in Tunisia's Arab Spring vote

    Moderate Islamists claimed victory in Tunisia's first democratic election, sending a message to other states in the region that long-sidelined Islamists are challenging for power after the "Arab Spring."

  • 22/05/2012 | Sports

    Egyptians to pick president for first time

    Egyptians vote for the first time to pick their president in a wide open election that pits Islamists against men who served under deposed leader Hosni Mubarak.

  • 12/05/2014 | Multimedia

    Nigeria: Boko Haram offers to swap kidnapped girls for prisoners

    The leader of the Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram has said he will release more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by his fighters last month in exchange for prisoners, according to a video.

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