Egypt condemns the “terrorist” attacks that killed dozens of soldiers in both Nigeria and Chad, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
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 were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in the northeastern state of Borno.
Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday.
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 imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in central Plateau state after least 70 people died in communal clashes between farmers and semi-nomadic herders.
A local government official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, confirmed the death toll.
At least 100 people have been kidnapped along a road in northern Nigeria in the past few days, officials.
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 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.
Nigeria's army and police on Monday publicly disagreed over the security arrangements that were in place in the northeastern town.
Boko Haram freed 13 hostages, Nigeria's presidency said on Saturday, after authorities negotiated their release with the Islamist militants.
More than 700 people held by Boko Haram militants in the north-east of the country have escaped captivity.
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.
Nigeria's military has repelled an attempt by suspected Boko Haram militants to seize the northeastern town of Magumeri, a spokesman said on Sunday.
Nangarhar province in Afghanistan witnessed on Thursday a suicide bombing in Jalalabad, and an execution of fifteen (IS) fighters.
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 briefs top European newspapers on Monday for political, social issues, and others related to accidents.
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.
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.