The existing terrorist threat is likely to evolve in a far different way from the one witnessed after the 9/11 attacks.
Daesh and related groups are increasingly recruiting and targeting children in the region around Niger's borders with Mali and Burkina Faso.
Increasing threats from Daesh-K could bring about greater cooperation not only between the Taliban and Washington, but also between the new Afghan administration and other countries.
In an interview with TRT World, Omar Zakhilwal, who was also Afghanistan’s former finance minister, discusses the Taliban’s diplomatic direction, regional politics and security.
Nigeria shares a few similarities with India and its crisis is having a ripple effect on the most populous African state.
If the state doesn't want the insurgency to turn into a prolonged game of whac-a-mole, it will need to address Cabo Delgado's socio-economic shortcomings.
Easily identifiable by their distinguishable facial features, the ethnic minority is targeted for professing their Shia Muslim faith.
The US and rights activists are pressuring the EU to repatriate citizens languishing in internment camps.
Attackers with knives killed a Tunisian National Guard officer and wounded another before three assailants were shot dead.
Deposed president Keita was hospitalised in the capital Bamako, six days after he was released from detention by the ruling junta, which seized power on August 18.
Nigeria's military said attacks by militants from Boko Haram and a splinter group affiliated with Daesh had "necessitated the contiguous nations of the Lake Chad basin to jointly launch this massive onslaught."
US President Donald Trump, confirmed the killing of Abu Bakr al Baghdadi's likely replacement, which coincided with the killing of Abu al Hassan al Muhajir on Monday, a high-ranking Daesh figure.
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