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NIGERIAN JIHADIST KHALID AL-BARNAWI CAPTURED

unonimus1* Khalid al-Barnawi, the head of  ‘Ansaru’ splinter group of Boko Haram, known for kidnapping and murdering Westerners. was captured in Lokoja, capital of the central state of Kogi on Friday 04/01/2016, military spokesman Brigadier General Rabe… Continue reading

ISLAMIC TERROR ON THE RISE IN THE SAHARA

BurkinafasoAQIM – Maghreb Al-Qaeda’s branch has claimed responsibility for Friday 03/18/2016 rocket-propelled grenade attack on an Algerian gas plant operated by Norway’s Statoil and BP as part of its “war on the Crusader interests everywhere”.

Algeria’s oil and gas… Continue reading

16 KILLED IN IVORY COAST’ TERROR ATTACK

ivory coastUnidentified gunmen have killed, on Sunday 03/13/2016, about 16 people, including 4 Westerner tourists, at a beach resort in southern Ivory Coast,  a model of stability in West Africa, officials say. The assailants fired on beach-goers in… Continue reading

A SUICIDE BOMBER FAILED TO DOWN MOGADISHU FLIGHT

_88063413_captureAn explosion and fire blew a gaping hole in Flight D3159, travelling from Somalia to Djibouti with 74 passengers , on Tuesday 02/02/2016,  at about 14,000 feet, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu’s international airport,… Continue reading

– NEXT ON LINE – BURKINA FASO HOTEL ATTACK

BurkinafasoBurkina Faso’s government said, on Saturday 01/16/2016,  26 people were killed and a further 56 injured after Islamist militants attacked a hotel in the capital, Ouagadougou, popular with foreigners.

MAGHREB al-Qaeda ( AQIM ), led by Mukhtar Bilmukhtar… Continue reading