Nairobi's Westgate Mall set to reopen two years after Islamist bloodbath

Jul 15, 2015

Nairobi's Westgate Mall set to reopen two years after Islamist bloodbath

Nairobi’s Westgate Mall is to re-open Saturday, nearly two years after it was attacked by Somalia’s Islamic extremist rebels who killed at least 67 people, Kenyan officials said Tuesday. The mall has been extensively refurbished since the devastating four-day siege. The violence erupted on ...

Iraq says it busted Islamic State Baghdad bombing network

Mar 16, 2015

Iraq says it busted Islamic State Baghdad bombing network

Iraqi intelligence said Sunday it had arrested 31 members of the Islamic State group who were responsible for planning and carrying out 52 attacks in Baghdad. It said in a statement that the operation was conducted in coordination with the security forces and the ...

Thousands march against Boko Haram in Niger

Feb 18, 2015

Thousands march against Boko Haram in Niger

Thousands of people marched in Niger’s capital on Tuesday to protest Boko Haram Islamists, who have launched deadly raids in the country from their base in neighboring Nigeria. Prime Minister Brigi Rafini led the demonstrators who marched under a heavy police presence, with snipers ...