As many as 600 women and girls have been kidnapped by jihadists in Mozambique since 2018, according to a Human Rights Watch report.
Since the Taliban returned to power on 15 August, dozens of bombs have been set off in eastern Nangarhar province – a hotbed of IS activity
The jihadist violence has killed some 40 000 and displaced around two million from their homes in the northeast since 2009
Its armed forces are poorly trained and equipped against highly mobile jihadist units linked to Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group.
“We strongly believe the attackers are part of the sleeper cells in the country, […] with the Islamic State,” Enanga said
On 8 October, IS claimed its first attack in Uganda, alleging a unit from the same Central Africa operation bombed a police post
A group of Taliban members — including senior figures — inside the mosque grounds came under fire after the blast, taking two casualties.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has pledged not to allow Islamic State to establish a presence on its border with Afghanistan.
SADC has sent an immediate ‘technical deployment’ to Mozambique to plan its further response to the Islamist terror attacks.
The production is based on a book documenting interviews with Women’s Protection Unit (YPJ) members.
The latest ISIS attack in northern Mozambique threatens Africa’s biggest gas drilling development.
This year has taken another chaotic turn, as insurgents from Islamic State (ISIS) have threatened to bring their violent campaign into South Africa.
A few people have been duped by fake message – claiming to be from a former councillor – which suggests KZN is campaigning for Sharia Law.
The security researchers says South Africans are a popular target abroad, too
The website was saturated with grisly images of dead children
The two brothers arrested by the Hawks as part of an anti-terrorism operation will remain behind bars for now, following a ruling that they did pose a threat to South Africa’s safety and security.
According to the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), the Thulsie twins aren’t likely to get bail and could spend between five and 15 years in prison for the terror-related charges brought against them.
Two of the four people arrested by the Hawks in Johannesburg planned to attack the United States’ embassy in SA as well as “Jewish targets” in SA.
Isis does not represent mainstream Muslims and the recent attacks in predominantly Muslim cities and countries during the holy month of Ramadan is a reminder of that.
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He lost his daughter in the Paris terror attacks and proceeded to take legal action against Twitter, Facebook and Google for ‘helping to spread terrorist propaganda’.
Despite the government’s assurances that there is no threat, the UK has added its voice to that of the USA in warning its citizens about possible attacks in SA.
The French government is systematically raiding and closing down mosques suspected of nurturing “Islamist radicalization”; confiscating weapons and jihadist documents.