Islamist Militants

Egyptian policeman, 7 suspected militants killed in Cairo gun battle
Egypt

Egyptian policeman, 7 suspected militants killed in Cairo gun battle

CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian policeman and seven suspected militants were killed on Tuesday in an exchange of gunfire, the…
German police find guns, ammunition in raid of suspected Islamist militant
Middle East

German police find guns, ammunition in raid of suspected Islamist militant

German police confiscated large amounts of guns and ammunition in a Tuesday evening sweep of four locations in Berlin linked…
Abducted priest seen alive as Islamists hold out in Philippines
World

Abducted priest seen alive as Islamists hold out in Philippines

A Roman Catholic priest abducted by Islamist militants who seized parts of a southern Philippine city has been seen alive,…
US forces back Philippine troops in Islamist held city
World

US forces back Philippine troops in Islamist held city

United States special forces are providing support to the Philippine military battling to dislodge Islamist militants in a southern city,…
Philippines urges Islamist rebels to surrender as battle enters 8th day
World

Philippines urges Islamist rebels to surrender as battle enters 8th day

The Philippine military urged Islamist militants occupying a southern city to turn themselves in on Tuesday, the eighth day of…
Sinai militant fire hits Israel, no one hurt: Israeli army
Egypt

Sinai militant fire hits Israel, no one hurt: Israeli army

The Israeli military says several shells have been fired from neighboring Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, exploding in the south of the…
8 killed in attack on police checkpoint in Egypt’s Western Desert
Egypt

8 killed in attack on police checkpoint in Egypt’s Western Desert

At least eight police officers were killed and three wounded in an attack by Islamist militants on a security checkpoint…
War on Islamist militants tests Tunisia’s young democracy
Middle East

War on Islamist militants tests Tunisia’s young democracy

Four days after Islamist militants shot dead 21 tourists in Tunisia's Bardo museum last year, police rounded up dozens of…
Nigerian army arrests leader of Islamist militant group Ansaru
World

Nigerian army arrests leader of Islamist militant group Ansaru

Nigeria's army arrested the leader of Islamist militant group Ansaru, a splinter faction of Boko Haram that has been accused…
Egypt hangs 6 convicted Islamist militants
Egypt

Egypt hangs 6 convicted Islamist militants

Egyptian authorities hanged six men convicted of killing soldiers on Sunday, police said, ignoring appeals to spare them amid allegations…
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