France Delays Plan to Send Troops to Fight Terrorists in Africa’s Sahel Region, Cites...

France has delayed plans to redeploy 3,000 soldiers to fight militants across Africa’s Sahel region, saying it first needs to help deal with a...

Rebel Libyan Troops Launch Attack in Tripoli, Call for Suspension of Parliament

A renegade Libyan general's group has called for parliament to be suspended after it launched an attack in Tripoli. A man in a military uniform...

West African Leaders Agree to Wage Total War Against Boko Haram for Kidnapping Girls

It appears little has been done to locate the remaining 276 African girls who were kidnapped from the Chibok Government Girls Secondary School on...

Variety of Factors Suggest that Execution of Pregnant Sudanese Christian Mother is Not Imminent

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim faces a death sentence in Sudan for apostasy after a court ruled she converted from Islam. Now the 27-year-old Christian woman, a...

Will Kenya Be the Next Nigeria? Islamic Extremists Kill 10, Wound 70 in Latest...

Two blasts hit Kenya’s capital on Friday, killing 10 people and injuring 70 more in the latest in a string of increasingly frequent terror...

Christian Association of Nigeria Warns that Alleged Conversion of Kidnapped Schoolgirls to Islam is...

The national president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), says the alleged conversion of the abducted school girls into Islam by the militant...

U.S. Military Drones Are Being Used Over Nigeria

The Pentagon says the U.S. is using surveillance drones to aid in the search for the kidnapped Nigerian girls, and almost 300 Marines have...

Christian Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Death for Refusal to Renounce Faith

A court sentenced a pregnant, Christian Sudanese woman to death by hanging Thursday after she refused to renounce her faith, a decision Amnesty International...

Nigerian Soldiers Reportedly Fire on Their Own Commander After Being Ordered Into Boko Haram...

Nigerian soldiers fired on their own commander yesterday after they were ordered into a Boko Haram ambush that killed a dozen of their comrades. The...

John McCain says U.S. Should Send Special Forces to Rescue Nigerian Girls

The hawkish Senator tells The Daily Beast that American forces should#BringBackOurGirls—even if the Nigerian government says no. The United States should send in special forces...

U.S. Flies Aircraft Over Nigeria in Hunt for Kidnapped Girls

A Nigerian government official said "all options are open" in efforts to rescue almost 300 abducted schoolgirls from their Islamic extremist captors as U.S....

Nigeria Says It Will Not Agree to Free Militants In Exchange for Kidnapped Girls

Nigeria has insisted it will not agree to a request to free imprisoned Islamic militants in return for the release of dozens of kidnapped...

At Least 15 Dead In Congo Soccer Stadium Stampede

A stampede at a soccer stadium in Congo’s capital on Sunday killed at least 15 people and injured more than a dozen, government officials...

Militants and Army of S. Sudan Point Fingers at Each Other After Breaking of...

South Sudan's army and rebel forces blamed each other on Sunday for violating a ceasefire hours after it came into effect, fighting that will...

South Sudan Struggles to Cope With Civil War Troubles

The United Nations just issued a report documenting atrocities on both sides in the civil war in South Sudan. Civil war has engulfed South Sudan...

Video Showing Over 100 Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Surfaces; Boko Haram Leader says Girls Will...

A new video released by Islamist militants Boko Haram claims to show around 130 girls kidnapped from a school in Nigeria last month. The group's...

China Signs Deal with East African Leaders to Build New Railroad

Formal agreements for plans to build a new railway line in East Africa with Chinese help have been signed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. It...

Thank You, President Obama, for Choosing to Assist Nigeria in Finding the Kidnapped Girls....

President Obama said he wakes up thinking of the Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamist extremists and facing a life as sex slaves, and wishes...

U.S. Military Officials Arrive in Nigeria to Help Find Missing Girls

U.S. military officials are expected to arrive in Nigeria on Friday to help in the search for hundreds of girls kidnapped by Islamist militants,...

At World Economic Forum, Nigerian President Vows to Find and Free Kidnapped Schoolgirls

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan pledged on Thursday to find more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist rebels, as the hostage crisis overshadowed his opening...