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The Condom Divide in Sudan

The Condom Divide in Sudan

Islamists and secularists are virtually at war in Sudan over a recent newspaper article on the condom usage and the concept of the faithfulness among couples. And the author of the article, Ms Shamail Alnour, is in deep trouble. Radical Islamists, led by cleric Mohamed Ali Al-Gizoli, want her charged with apostasy. The crime is […]

Last letters : From Mosul schoolboys to Islamic State ‘martyrs’

Last letters : From Mosul schoolboys to Islamic State ‘martyrs’

“Don’t be sad and don’t wear the black clothes (of mourning). I asked to get married and you did not marry me off. So, by God, I will marry the 72 virgins in paradise.” They were schoolboy Alaa Abd al-Akeedi’s parting words before he set off from the compound to end his life in a […]

Egypt’s Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree

Egypt’s Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree

Christian families and students fled Egypt’s North Sinai province in droves on Friday after Islamic State killed the seventh member of their community in just three weeks. A Reuters reporter saw 25 families gathered with their belongings in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia’s Evangelical Church and church officials said 100 families, out of around […]

The al-Qaeda threat in Mali presents a new challenge to U.N. peacekeepers making it world’s most dangerous U.N. mission

The al-Qaeda threat in Mali presents a new challenge to U.N. peacekeepers making it world’s most dangerous U.N. mission

Since World War II, U.N. peacekeepers have been dispatched to 69 conflicts — civil wars, border disputes and failed states. But now they are confronting an unsettling new threat: al-Qaeda. Here in the vast, lawless desert of northwest Africa, their convoys are being torn apart by improvised explosive devices and their compounds blasted by 1,000-pound […]

Islamic State targets medical school recruits in Sudan

Islamic State targets medical school recruits in Sudan

More than 20 British medical students at a Sudan university have abandoned their studies and joined the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. The students, mostly children of medical professionals from the U.K., appear to be among the largest group collectively recruited by ISIS, according to an investigative report by Britain’s Sunday Times. The recruits, including […]

The Continuing Threat of Terrorism in Africa

The Continuing Threat of Terrorism in Africa

The fluctuations in successfully addressing this issue were particularly apparent in Libya. The Islamic State (ISIS) seized control of Sirte in May 2015, incorporating the coastal city as a key area of its global caliphate. Nonetheless, a campaign initiated by militias from the nearby city of Misrata in May 2016 – supported by United States […]

Syrian army nears Turkey-backed rebels in new advance

Syrian army nears Turkey-backed rebels in new advance

The Syrian army and its allies on Sunday drove Islamic State from several villages east of Aleppo, a military media unit run by Hezbollah and a war monitor reported, bringing them closer to territory held by Turkey-backed rebels. Several overlapping conflicts are being fought in Syria, dragging in regional and global powers as well as […]

Someone in Europe is Manufacturing and Selling Weapons to Islamic State

Someone in Europe is Manufacturing and Selling Weapons to Islamic State

The so-called Islamic State seem to have no shortage of weapons but where do they get them from? Not only weapons but where does their food source come from to feed all their men? What about all the necessities – clothes, shoes? Please follow and like us:

IS-Affiliated Militant Group Seizes Port Town in Somalia

IS-Affiliated Militant Group Seizes Port Town in Somalia

A militant group linked to the self-proclaimed “Islamic State” (IS) has taken control of a small port in the Horn of Africa. The organization is a rival to the al-Shabab terror group, which is linked with al-Qaida. “Our soldiers were few and so could not fight longer,” Jamac Mohamed Khuurshe, a senior official in Qandala […]

Tunisia Seeks Broader Cooperation Against Militant Group

Tunisia Seeks Broader Cooperation Against Militant Group

Tunisia’s defence minister has warned that North African countries need to be doing more to stop Islamic State fighters fleeing Libya from returning home and causing trouble. This comes as UN-backed Libyan forces work to take back the IS stronghold of Sirte, where the jihadists have been almost entirely pushed out. Tunisia seeks broader cooperation […]

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