Terror

Cameroon: Government Parades Corpse of Separatist Leader to Scare Potential Rebels

Cameroon’s military recently killed and paraded the corpse of a Cameroonian separatist leader accused of perpetrating beheadings and other terror activities, Voice of America (VOA) reported on Monday, noting that the display of the terrorist’s lifeless body across villages bordering Nigeria served to deter potential recruits from joining separatist organizations.

Soldiers take part in a parade to celebrate the National Day in Yaounde, Cameroon, on May 20, 2022. Cameroon marked on Friday the 50th anniversary of its National Day with a military and civilian parade for the first time since the first case of coronavirus was detected in the Central …

Nigerian Churches Hire Security After Deadly ISIS Church Attack

Houses of worship across Nigeria, including Christian churches, have hired security services in recent weeks after a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria suffered a deadly terror attack by suspected members of the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) in early June, Voice of America (VOA) reported Tuesday.

EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / TOPSHOT - Ondo State governor Rotimi Akeredolu (3rd L) points to blood the stained floor after an attack by gunmen at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo town, southwest Nigeria on June 5, 2022. - Gunmen with explosives stormed a Catholic church and opened fire …

Biden Administration to Spend $14M a Year Rebuilding Mozambique Province

The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday plans to provide $14 million annually over the next decade to the Mozambique province of Cabo Delgado in an effort to rebuild the region after it was overrun by Islamic terrorists in recent months, the state-run Mozambique News Agency (AIM) reported Thursday.

In this image made from video, Rwandan and Mozambican soldiers gather at the airport in Mocimboa da Praia, Cabo Delgado province, Mozambique Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. Fresh from recapturing the strategic northern Mozambican port of Mocimboa da Praia held by Islamic extremist rebels for a year, Rwandan and Mozambican troops …

DOJ: NJ Software Engineer Allegedly Scoped Terror Targets for Hezbollah

A U.S. citizen named Alexei Saab allegedly performed surveillance work at various U.S. landmarks for the foreign terrorist group Hezbollah from 2000 to 2005 and was “ready to attack Americans at popular locations if Iran was attacked by the US,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Samuel Adelsberg said in a federal court on Monday during the opening arguments of Saab’s terrorism trial, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Tuesday.

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Islamic State Claims Bombings, Police Attack in Nigeria

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) — the formal name for Boko Haram — on Saturday claimed responsibility for two separate attacks in recent days, the Guardian reported: a bombing in the northeastern Nigerian state of Tabara and a fatal police station

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during the swearing in ceremony for newly appointed Ministers in Abuja, Nigeria Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (Sunday Aghaeze/Nigeria State House via AP)

Nigeria: Mosque Fires Imam for Criticizing Government’s Failure to End Terrorism

Officials in charge of a mosque in Nigeria’s national capital, Abuja, fired the site’s chief imam, or prayer leader, on Monday after he recently delivered a sermon critical of Nigerian government officials, including Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, for failing to protect the West African nation from terror attacks, Nigeria’s Premium Times online newspaper reported.

Fulani muslim men pray in Masallacin Shehu Mosque, Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria, on April 24, 2019. - Although it has lost its former political power, the Sokoto Sultanate Council continues to exist and the Sokoto Sultan -traditionally belonging to the Fulani People- is still a leading figure in Nigerian society. …

Islamic State Claims Deadly Uganda Suicide Bombings

A local affiliate of the Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for three suicide bombings in Kampala, Uganda’s national capital, on Tuesday that killed three people and forced an evacuation of the nation’s parliament, Uganda’s Daily Monitor reported.

People extinguish fire on cars caused by a bomb explosion near Parliament building in Kampala, Uganda, on November 16, 2021. (Ivan Kabuye/AFP via Getty Images)