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Jul 05, 2014

4 Killed in Attack Near Somali Parliament

The targeting of members of Parliament appears to be a new strategy for Shabab militants, who have previously attacked United Nations staff members, government officials and African Union peacekeepers... #United Nations #African Union

Jul 05, 2014

4 Killed in Attack Near Somali Parliament

The targeting of members of Parliament appears to be a new strategy for Shabab militants, who have previously attacked United Nations staff members, government officials and African Union peacekeepers... #United Nations #African Union

Jul 04, 2014

Russian parliament passes law restricting Internet

MOSCOW - Russia's parliament passed a law on Friday to force Internet sites that store the personal data of Russian citizens to do so inside the country, a move the Kremlin says is for data protection but which critics see an attack on social network... #United Nations #African Union

Jul 05, 2014

4 killed in car bomb attack in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Four people were killed when a car laden with explosives blew up near the parliamentary building in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, a police official said Saturday. The Somali terror group al-Shabab claimed responsibility fo... #United Nations #Africa #Kenya #Uganda #Al-Qaeda #Somalia #African Union #Al-Shabab

Jul 05, 2014

Deadly car bomb rocks Somalia parliament building

Four reported killed as al-Shabaab claims responsibility for targeting MPs in Mogadishu, and warns of more violence Several people have been killed as a powerful suicide car bomb exploded near Somalia's parliament on Saturday, police and witnesses sa... #Somalia #Africa #Al-Qaeda #Al-Shabab

Jul 02, 2014

Britain must give more help to Nigeria in the fight against Boko Haram

It's not only the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls that need our help, but every girl that the terrorists are denying an education Today, when Nigeria's most prominent female leader, finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, addresses UK members of parliam... #United Kingdom #House of Commons #Al-Qaeda #Niger #Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala #Chad #Goodluck Jonathan #Boko Haram #Nigeria #Africa

Jun 24, 2014

Libyan renegade general Khalifa Haftar claims he is winning his war

Man who launched offensive against Islamist militias says he has 'broken the backbone of our enemies' On a heavily guarded base deep in rural eastern Libya, the renegade general who last month launched an offensive against Islamist militias and their... #Libya #Benghazi, Libya #Tripoli, Libya #Africa

Jun 26, 2014

Iraq crisis: Syria blamed for cross border air strikes - live updates

Damascus denies responsibility for al-Qaim air raids Moqtada al-Sadr issues warning to Sunni militants Iraq starts the process of forming new government Maliki rejects opposition calls for salvation government Syrian insurgent group pledges loyalty t... #Damascus, Syria #Syria #Iraq #Nouri al-Maliki #Jordan #John Kerry

Jul 10, 2014

Pakistan in decisive battle against rebels

Pakistan's battle against rebels has entered the second phase with the army launching ground offensives against armed groups in Miranshah - the capital of North Waziristan - after weeks of persistent air strikes. However, the military campaign named ... #Afghanistan #China #Pakistan #Karachi #Nawaz Sharif #Taliban #Pakistani Taliban

Jul 08, 2014

Militants storm Somalia palace

Militants have stormed the presidential palace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, and heavy gunfire has been heard inside as government troops and guards try to repel them, officials say. The attack started when a car bomb exploded outside the preside... #Somalia #Al-Shabab