Iraq forces in west Mosul aim for key bridge
26 February 2017 | 1:51 am
Iraqi forces battled jihadists in west Mosul Sunday, aiming to build a floating bridge across the Tigris to establish an important supply route linked to the recaptured east bank.
29 Nov 2019
The death toll rose throughout Thursday as Iraqi authorities continued its bloody crackdown on anti-government protesters. Thousands have been wounded and hundreds killed in nearly two months of demonstrations.
12 Dec 2019
Islamist militants killed 71 soldiers in an attack on a remote military camp in Niger near the border with Mali, an army spokesman said on Wednesday, in the deadliest raid against the Nigerien military in living memory.
4 Jan 2020
After IS group rule, war-torn Iraqi city of Mosul looks to future
17 Jun 2020
Kurdish female volunteers, from the newly formed Community Protection Forces, guard wheat fields following threats by jihadists to burn the crops, during harvest season near the city of Rmeilan in Syria's northeastern Hasakah province.
24 Jul 2020
Armed extremists in Nigeria's northeast have murdered four aid workers and a security guard. The killers released a video in which they accused their victims of working for an infidel organisation. We speak to our correspondent. Also, South African restaurants already reeling from the effects of coronavirus restrictions are protesting a curfew and alcohol ban reintroduced last week. Plus, Ethiopia's largest lake is being taken over by the water hyacinth and there are fears the plant could cause problems at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
11 Dec 2020
The sound of pre-dawn gunfire woke up heavily pregnant Aziza Falume in Islamist violence-torn northern Mozambique. With no choice but to escape, she gave birth while on the run.
13 Jan 2021
Some 14 Iraqis who were disabled during the war against Islamic State in Mosul created a volleyball team with the aim to compete in international tournaments in the future.
14 Mar 2021
With the crumbling stone walls of Mosul's Church of the Immaculate Conception behind him, Pope Francis prays for "victims of war" and makes a plea for Christians in Iraq and the Middle East to stay in their homelands.
11 Apr 2021
Mozambique's military says it is regaining territory in the northern town and gas hub of Palma, seized by Islamic State-linked jihadists last month, claiming a "significant" number of militants had since been killed in fighting.
Nigeria bans travelers from Brazil, India, Turkey, Nigeria jihadists attack two army bases, 8 killed
2 May 2021
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27 Jul 2021
At least 30 jihadists have been killed by Rwandan forces who were deployed to Mozambique. Rwanda is just one of several countries that sent troops to the country after a recent uptick in activity by Shabaab Islamist militants. Also, Tunisia has received foreign aid to help battle Covid-19. The country's hospitals are overwhelmed and running out of oxygen. Finally, FRANCE 24 speaks to Christine Amisi, one of Africa's top doctors in efforts to help rape survivors.
25 Sep 2021
For the past decade, residents of Cameroon's Far North region have been living in fear of attacks by Boko Haram. The Islamist terror group targets the military but also civilians. It is active in a large zone that also covers north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad basin. In the past 10 years, more than 7,000 people have been killed in Cameroon. In a bid to counter this violence, the country's authorities are reaching out to those jihadists who agree to lay down their weapons. Our correspondents report from a rehabilitation centre.
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