Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent activism on Kashmir is motivated by Turkey president's Caliphate dreams
Although Turkey has traditionally supported Pakistan in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) against India on the Kashmir issue, its recent activism in South Asian affairs emanates from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's larger ambitions of leading the Islamic world
30 killed in Nigeria triple suicide bombings: No groups claim responsibility, but attack bears imprints of Boko Haram jihadist group
Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group.
Sri Lanka bans 'face veils': Why have Muslim items of clothing always suffered in fight against terrorism?
So deeply entrenched is our impression of equating the violent Islamism of the Islamic State to the everyday habits of followers of Islam that it skipped the attention of the world at large that Sri Lanka had become only the second ever country in Asia to enforce such a countrywide ban.
After week-long delay and conspiracy claims, Nigeria goes to polls at last; series of blasts rock Maiduguri city
Nigerians began voting for a new president on Saturday after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Shortly before polls opened, a series of blasts rocked the northeastern city of Maiduguri, which has been repeatedly hit by Boko Haram Islamists.
30,000 fled Nigerian town to Cameroon in two days as 'preemptive measure' amid Boko Haram threat: United Nations
Rann, near the border with Cameroon in northern Borno state, already saw an exodus of some 9,000 people earlier this month after a Boko Haram attack on 14 January left 14 people dead
All are enrolled at the Presbyterian Secondary School in Bamenda, capital of Cameroon's Northwest Region.
Boko Haram kills 30 Nigerian soldiers in raid; sources say militants seized military base in Borno state
Boko Haram has intensified attacks on military targets in Nigeria of late, in an attempt to undermine repeated claims that the militants had been defeated.
17 Nigerian soldiers killed in latest Boko Haram attack on military base; government claims militant group has been 'decimated'
On Wednesday evening, heavily armed Boko Haram jihadists in trucks stormed and looted weapons and vehicles from a military base in Garunda village in Borno State, the epicentre of the Islamist insurgency that has been raging for nine years.
Boko Haram attack in southeastern Niger: Ten soldiers killed, four others missing after strike on military camp
An attack on NIger's military camp by Boko Haram killed 10 soldiers, injured three and four others have gone missing
Boko Haram jihadists broke into a civilian camp in Nigeria's Kano. They killed four, injured four others and stole their supplies
Communal clashes kill over 200 in Nigeria: Attack reflective of terrorist invasion, says Plateau State governor Simon Lalong
Lalong suggested "criminal elements" were exacerbating hostilities, including "conflict merchants" involved in cattle rustling, theft and other crimes.
Fighting between Berom farmers and Fulani herders claimed 86 lives and demolished 50 houses in Nigeria's Jos
Five people killed, six injured in Boko Haram suicide attack in village in northeastern Nigeria, say residents
The blast was followed by gunfire from Boko Haram jihadists lurking in the dark, said Mustapha Muhammad, a civilian militia leader in the area.
Nine soldiers killed by Boko Haram in Nigeria; government claims terrorist outfit on verge of defeat
Boko Haram fighters killed nine soldiers and wounded two others in northeast Nigeria, according to military sources. The incident comes just days after 43 civilians died in deadly suicide bombings.
Twin suicide blasts in Nigeria leave 31 dead, scores injured; Boko Haram militants suspected behind attack
Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and militia leader said.
Two priests among 18 killed in attack on Nigerian church; President Muhammadu Buhari terms violence 'satanic'
Around 30 suspected herdsmen attacked the Mbalom community in the volatile region killing the worshippers and the two priests, said Benue state police commissioner Fatai Owoseni in the state capital of Makurdi.
As Nigeria prepares to mark the fourth anniversary of the Chibok kidnapping, UNICEF reported that over 1,000 children have been abducted by jihadists since 2013.
Boko Haram jihadists have released 76 of the 110 schoolgirls abducted from the northeastern town of Dapchi in February, the government said in a statement on Wednesday.
A suicide bomber on a bicycle killed three people on Monday, when he detonated his explosives on the outskirts of the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, civilian militia told AFP.