Mar 9, 2015

Lebanese pop star turned militant denies role in clashes

A former Lebanese pop star turned wanted Islamic militant denied in an interview broadcast Sunday that he took part in deadly clashes with the military and said he wants to return to his “normal, natural life” with his friends and family. The singer, Fadel ...

Feb 2, 2015

Egypt policeman kills hospitalized Islamist

An Egyptian policeman was arrested Sunday for having shot dead an Islamist detained in a Cairo hospital with injuries from his arrest, the interior ministry said. The ministry, on its Facebook page, said the victim was a member of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood arrested ...

Jan 26, 2015

Morocco arrests suspected Algerian militant tied to Frenchman's beheading

Moroccan authorities said on Sunday they arrested a suspected Algerian member of the militant group responsible for kidnapping and beheading French tourist Herve Gourdel east of Algiers in September. An al-Qaida splinter group known as Caliphate Soldiers kidnapped Gourdel when he was hiking in ...

Dec 12, 2014

French forces in Mali kill Islamist on U.S. wanted list

French forces in northern Mali have killed a senior commander of the al Mourabitoun Islamist group who was wanted by the United States, a defencs ministry spokesman said on Thursday. The United States had offered a $5 million reward for information leading to the ...