Boko Haram

Egypt denounces deadly attacks in Chad, Nigeria by Boko Haram

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 - 04:52 GMT

Egypt condemns the “terrorist” attacks that killed dozens of soldiers in both Nigeria and Chad, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Iraq witnesses highest number of terror attacks in week: Dar al-Ifta

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 09:26 GMT

Fatwa monitoring observatory stated Monday that Iraq topped the countries that witnessed the largest number of terror attacks during the third week of February.

At least 12 Nigerian soldiers killed in fighting with Islamists

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 10:30 GMT

At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in the northeastern state of Borno.

Boko Haram attacks leave 53 dead in pre-election show of force

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 11:20 GMT

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday.

At least 19 killed by Islamists in northeast Nigeria - survivor

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 10:10 GMT

At least 19 people were killed in an Islamist militant attack on a village in northeast Nigeria in the early hours of Sunday, a survivor of the attack said.

Nigeria imposes curfew as 70 die in escalating communal clashes

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 - 02:30 GMT

Nigeria imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in central Plateau state after least 70 people died in communal clashes between farmers and semi-nomadic herders.

Suicide blasts in NE Nigeria kill at least 31: official, local militia

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 - 12:58 GMT

A local government official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, confirmed the death toll.

At least 100 people kidnapped along road in northern Nigeria

Tue, 15 May 2018 - 10:00 GMT

At least 100 people have been kidnapped along a road in northern Nigeria in the past few days, officials.

Blasts and gunfire heard in northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri - witnesses

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 - 07:29 GMT

Blasts and gunfire were heard on Thursday in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the city worst hit by the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency.

Tillerson ends Africa trip vowing US backing against terror

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 02:10 GMT

Tillerson brought his truncated maiden Africa trip to a close, promising the full backing of the US to two countries on the frontline of the war on terror.

Nigerian army and police disagree over security in mass abduction town

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 - 11:10 GMT

Nigeria's army and police on Monday publicly disagreed over the security arrangements that were in place in the northeastern town.

Boko Haram militants hand over 13 hostages to Nigerian government

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Boko Haram freed 13 hostages, Nigeria's presidency said on Saturday, after authorities negotiated their release with the Islamist militants.

700 Boko Haram captives have escaped -- Nigerian army

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 - 07:55 GMT

More than 700 people held by Boko Haram militants in the north-east of the country have escaped captivity.

Macron promises €400M in aid to Niger and more troops for Sahel

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 08:49 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron promised more than 400 million euros ($474 million) in aid over four years to Niger during a visit and told the country's president he was ready to strengthen France's presence in the Sahel.

Nigerian army repels Boko Haram attack on town - spokesman

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 01:43 GMT

Nigeria's military has repelled an attempt by suspected Boko Haram militants to seize the northeastern town of Magumeri, a spokesman said on Sunday.

IS beheads 15 of its own members: Afghan official

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 11:32 GMT

Nangarhar province in Afghanistan witnessed on Thursday a suicide bombing in Jalalabad, and an execution of fifteen (IS) fighters.

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Nigeria

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 10:44 GMT

At least 50 people were killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, police said.

Egypt Today’s evening international news

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 03:25 GMT

Egypt Today briefs top European newspapers on Monday for political, social issues, and others related to accidents.

Suspected Boko Haram raid kills at least 10 in Cameroon village

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 12:39 GMT

Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 10 villagers in northern Cameroon on Sunday night in what army and local officials said was revenge for attacks by Cameroon's army.

58 killed, injured in three suicide attacks in Nigeria

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 04:15 GMT

At least 15 people were killed and 43 others inured on Monday in three suicide attacks that hit Mashalari village in Borno State, northeast Nigeria.