Al-Shabaab Spokesman says Muslims Must Attack Jewish Targets Worldwide

A spokesman of the Somali Islamist terror group Al-Shabaab said in a sermon that Muslims must attack Jewish targets around the world in response...

Sierra Leone’s Top Ebola Doctor Dies from Disease

Sheik Umar Khan, credited with treating more than 100 patients for disease with no known cure hailed as national hero The doctor leading Sierra Leone's...

2 American Health Workers Contract Deadly Ebola Virus in West Africa

An American doctor and another U.S. aid worker helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa are now infected...

Boko Haram Kidnaps Wife of Cameroon’s Vice-Prime Minister and a Local Mayor; 3 Dead...

The wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister, Amadou Ali, has been kidnapped and at least three other people have been killed in an attack...

Nigeria ‘On Red Alert’ After Lagos Man’s Death from Ebola

Nigeria says it has put all entries into the country on red alert after confirming the death of a Liberian man who was carrying...

Christians In Sudan Angry After Government Bans Construction of New Churches

Christians in Sudan frequently face arrests, impromptu questioning and expulsion. But this month, conditions worsened after the government announced a ban on the construction...

Doctors Without Borders says Malaria is Leading Cause of Death in Central African Republic

As a recent ceasefire deal boosts prospects for peace in Central African Republic, a key medical aid group warned on Thursday that malaria was...

Doctor Leading the Fight Against Ebola in Sierra Leone has Caught the Virus; 3...

In the past several months, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan has been a leader in the fight against the deadliest and largest Ebola outbreak in...

Israel Reportedly Strikes Weapons Stockpile in Sudan

Israel recently blew up a weapons cache in Sudan that was destined for Hamas in Gaza, the London-based Arabic-language newspaper Al-Arab reported Monday. According...

At Least 11 Parents of the Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Have Died of...

Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again. Since the mass abduction of the schoolgirls...

Nigeria: Parents of Girls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Meet with President Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting with many parents of the 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and some classmates who managed to escape from Islamic extremists. Tuesday's...

Cairo Shaken by Mild Earthquake

A low intensity earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale has jolted the Cairo-Suez road in Cairo. The earthquake hit (10:01pm, local time) on Friday...

Latest Boko Haram Attacks Force 15,000 Nigerians to Flee

More than 15,000 people have fled an area around the northeast Nigerian town of Damboa after a spate of lethal assaults by Islamist Boko...

Christians in Nigeria Mourn 150 People Killed by Boko Haram

Christians in northeastern Nigeria are mourning an evangelical pastor and at least some 150 other people killed by militants who want to establish an...

Nigeria’s Redeemed Christian Church of God In Mourning After Boko Haram Militants Murder Their...

The murder of Taiwo Dokun, a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), by suspected Boko Haram militants in Dille, Borno State,...

Boko Haram Kills More than 100 People, Takes Over Town in Northeast Nigeria; ‘9...

Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a town left undefended by Nigeria's military,...

World Marks First “Nelson Mandela Day” Since S. African Leader’s Death

It's Nelson Mandela International Day, a day of service celebrated on July 18, Mandela's birthday. Mandela, the former president of South Africa and Nobel Peace...

Memorabilia Signed by Nelson Mandela Auctioned in South Africa

A collection of unusual items signed by South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has been auctioned in Johannesburg. The lots included a chess set, of...

Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops Sued for Canceling Rental Contract of Muslim-Run Restaurant

The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops is facing a lawsuit over the cancellation of a rental contract for a restaurant operated by a Somali...

Sudanese Government Will Not Issue Permits for the Building of New Churches

The Sudanese Minister for Guidance and Religious Endowments, Shalil Abdullah, reaffirmed on 12 July that the government will not issue permits for the building...