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Nigerian army frees 178 kidnap victims in Boko Haram's dens


​One hundred and seventy eight kidnap victims in Boko Haram's custody have been freed in operations by troops in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, an official statement said Monday.

34 killed in clashes with IS militants in Iraq's Anbar


​Iraqi security forces on Monday continued daily clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants in the Iraqi province of Anbar, leaving a total of 34 people killed and 23 others wounded, a provincial security source said.

117 Boko Haram fighters killed by Chadian army


​About 117 fighters of Nigerian Islamic sect Boko Haram were killed by Chadian army in Lake Chad area over the last two weeks, Chadian General Staff said in a press release on Thursday.

26 killed in 2 suicide bombings, clashes with IS in Iraq


​A total of 26 people were killed Thursday in clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants and two truck-bomb-suicide-attacks targeting Iraqi security forces in the volatile province of Anbar, according to a provincial security source.

Afghan Taliban confirms Mullah Omar's death


​The Afghan Taliban on Thursday confirmed the death of their leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, one day after Afghan government announced his demise, the outfit said in a statement without saying when and where Omar passed away.

45 killed in clashes, air strikes against IS in Iraq


​A total of 45 people were killed and 83 wounded on Wednesday in clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants and air strikes by Iraqi and U.S.-led coalition aircraft, security sources said.

Kenyan soldiers kill 3 Al-Shabaab militants in coastal region


​Kenyan soldiers on Wednesday killed three Al-Shabaab militants and recovered two firearms and 17 rounds of ammunitions in an ambush in the country' s coastal region.

Situation worse, death toll rising in Syria, UN chief warns


​UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Wednesday warned that the situation is deteriorating and the death toll is rising in Syria and "the price of this conflict is too high."

Nigerian troops free 30 persons from terrorists in NE Nigeria


​Nigerian troops confronting Boko Haram terrorists in restive northeastern state of Borno said on Tuesday that it had rescued 30 persons from suspected terrorists as a follow up to its operations in Dikwa town.

At least 29 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack on Nigeria villages


​At least 29 people were confirmed killed after suspected Boko Haram fighters raided villages in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno on Monday and early Tuesday, a local official said.