Islamist militants

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

IS militants 'seize Libyan airport'

Islamic State militants in Libya claims to have seized the airport in the coastal city of Sirte

April 16, 2015
April 16, 2015

Al-Shabab recruiting in Kenyan towns

Somalia's Islamist al-Shabab militants are recruiting heavily in north-eastern Kenya, according to evidence gathered by the BBC.

April 7, 2015
April 7, 2015

A Massacre in Africa

WHY is it that schools and schoolchildren have become such high-profile targets for murderous Islamist militants?

March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015

Boko Haram takes 500 children

About 500 children aged 11 and under are missing from the Nigerian town, Damasak which has been recaptured from Islamist militants

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