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Conflict in Niger leaves children in limbo, report finds

Conflict in Niger leaves children in limbo, report finds

Forty percent of Nigerien children are not officially registered with the government after their birth due to the cost, time and travel required to do paperwork, according to a recent report. The Sahel state is the fastest-growing country in the…
US military operation kills top ISIL leader in Somalia

US military operation kills top ISIL leader in Somalia

The United States military has carried out an operation that killed a senior ISIL (ISIS) leader in northern Somalia, US officials said. A statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Thursday said Bilal al-Sudani, “key facilitator for ISIS’s global…
Blast near government building in Mogadishu, followed by shootout leaves at least five civilians dead

Blast near government building in Mogadishu, followed by shootout leaves at least five civilians dead

An explosion followed by gunshots rocked the Somali capital on Sunday, officials and witnesses said. At least five civilians and all six attackers were killed and 16 more were reportedly injured on the scene. Witnesses said the blast damaged buildings…
Two attacks kill 18 in Burkina Faso: Security sources say

Two attacks kill 18 in Burkina Faso: Security sources say

Two suspected attacks have killed at least 18 people, including 16 vigilantes supporting the army, in Burkina Faso, security sources said on Friday. Thursday’s attacks in the north and northwest of the country were the latest to hit a civilian…
Over 40 al-Shabaab terrorists killed in new operation, says Somali military

Over 40 al-Shabaab terrorists killed in new operation, says Somali military

More than 40 al-Shabaab terrorists have been killed in an operation in the Middle Shabelle region, the Somali military the last week. The operation was launched In response to Tuesday’s deadly attack on a military base in Hawadley, some 60…
South Africa: Fatal shooting inside mosque leaves two dead, one arrested

South Africa: Fatal shooting inside mosque leaves two dead, one arrested

Two people were shot dead when they attempted to commit a robbery at a Muslim mosque in Kensington, Johannesburg on Tuesday evening. The police confirmed on Thursday that a third suspect was arrested during the foiled robbery. “While police attended…
Security forces kill two suspected terrorists in Kaduna, Nigeria

Security forces kill two suspected terrorists in Kaduna, Nigeria

Nigerian troops deployed under Operation Forest Sanity killed at least two terrorists during clearance operations in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Kaduna State’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said in a statement that…
UN calls for immediate release of 50 women and girls abducted in Burkina Faso

UN calls for immediate release of 50 women and girls abducted in Burkina Faso

Some 50 women and girls in Burkina Faso who were abducted last week while looking for food must be released immediately, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Unidentified armed groups reportedly kidnapped the women and girls on Thursday and Friday…
A delegation from the Office of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in Madagascar meets with prominent journalist and director of RTN TV

A delegation from the Office of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in Madagascar meets with prominent journalist and director of RTN TV

Yesterday, a delegation from the Office of the Supreme Religious Authority, Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Sadiq Al-Husseini Al-Shirazi in Majunga, Madagascar, met with one of the country’s most prominent journalists and Director of RTN TV channel, Dady. The delegation presented a…
Free Muslim stands in solidarity with the victims of the church bombing in DRC and condemns the crime

Free Muslim stands in solidarity with the victims of the church bombing in DRC and condemns the crime

The International Nonviolence Organization, Free Muslim, has expressed its strong condemnation of the cowardly terrorist act that killed innocent people in a church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, calling on the responsible authorities to activate their efforts to…
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