Clashes between Syrian Army and militants near al Humaymah
Footage released by Central Military Media purports to show tanks firing in Homs province as clashes erupt between the Syrian Army and militants.
Boko Haram militants release hostage video
Suspected Boko Haram militants released a video on Saturday (July 29) showing three kidnapped members of an oil exploration team in north eastern Nigeria, one of whom asks the government to reduce the use of force against the jihadists.
Niger Delta security - JTF explains attack on militants
Niger Delta security - JTF explains attack on militants.
Egyptian Christian boy recounts horror of father's killing
Ten-year-old Mina Habib witnessed his father getting killed by Islamic State militants when they ambushed a group of Coptic Christians travelling to a monastery in Minya in southern Egypt last month.
Iraqi forces launch final assault on Mosul Old City
Iraqi forces began storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, an assault they hope will be the last in the eight-month campaign to seize the militants' stronghold.
Civilians caught in crossfire in Philippines' wartorn Marawi
A mother mourns her 15-year-old son, killed by a stray bullet during afternoon prayers in Marawi, southern Philippines, where heavy fighting continues more than two weeks after hundreds of militants waving the black Islamic State (IS) group flag rampaged through the city, seizing parts of it.
Philippine soldiers battle militants in southern city
Philippines security forces battle Islamist gunmen in a southern Philippine city, as the reported death toll from four days of clashes climbs to several dozen.