Militants kill seven Christians returning from baptism in Egypt
Gunmen killed at least seven Christians who were returning from baptising a child at a Coptic monastery in Egypt on Friday (November 2), officials said - the most serious attack on the minority in more than a year.
Islamic State kills about 100 in southwest Syria
Islamic State militants killed dozens of people in a series of attacks on government-held parts of southwestern Syria on Wednesday (July 25), including multiple suicide blasts in Sweida city, official sources said.
Examining continued attacks by Boko Haram militants
Examining continued attacks by Boko Haram militants.
Pro-Syrian government militia move into Kurdish-controlled Afrin
Militants loyal to the Syrian government have entered the outskirts of Afrin to defend the enclave against Turkish forces. Syrian state media later reported Turkey had fired artillery on the position.
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.