Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:27
The Pentagon is buying bombs for allies to drop on Islamic State militants, essentially fronting the cash to speed up weapons deliveries, top military officials said.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:22
American helicopters provided air support to Afghan troops on the ground in the wake of the multipronged attack on Kunduz launched by the Taliban this week.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:17
President Muhammadu Buhari has called for stronger global alliance on intelligence and information sharing to halt terrorism which according to him, currently haunts both developing and developed nations.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:14
Factions of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) are threatening to attack US troops that participate in the battle to liberate Mosul from the Islamic State (IS), but the Iraqi government hopes to smooth things over.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:13
Allegations linking police to systematic extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances of suspects a biased, palpable misrepresentation of facts and lack objectivity, the government has said.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 07:39
Afghan forces regained control of most of the northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday amid sporadic fighting, officials said, as questions arose over how Taliban militants once again managed to penetrate the city's defenses.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 07:23
The desire for revenge against Nigeria's heavy-handed military is a leading reason that people join the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group, according to a new study published Monday.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 09:51
A joint military operation between Chad and Niger has killed 123 Boko Haram militants since July and recovered a significant quantity of weapons, Niger's Defence Ministry said on Friday.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 09:22
Turkish officers will train over 10,000 Somali National Army soldiers to fight al-Shabaab terror group. About 200 Turkish officers will be deployed to the facility in Mogadishu to deliver the first stage of training.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 09:15
There is no consensus among the people and politicians in Afghanistan on how to deal with the Taliban. Views range between the two extremes of calling the Taliban "brothers" to seeing them as "terrorists" and "Pakistani mercenaries".