Parents fear another mass kidnapping of Nigerian girls after Boko Haram attack

More than 100 girls are still missing three days after suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked their school in northern Nigeria, parents said Thursday, as fears grew that they may have been kidnapped like those from Chibok town nearly four years ago.

US military says drone strike in Somalia kills 4 militants

The United States military for the second straight day is announcing a drone strike that killed al-Shabab militants in Somalia.

Egypt: 7 troops killed in Sinai anti-militant operation

Egypt's military says seven troops have been killed so far in a massive security operation launched this month against Islamic militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula and other areas.

Egyptian court sentences 21 to death on terrorism charges

An Egyptian court sentenced on Thursday 21 people to death and seven others to up to life in prison over belonging to a group believed to be affiliated with the extremist Islamic State group, the state-run MENA news agency reported.

US says drone strike in Somalia kills 3 al-Shabab extremists

The U.S. Africa Command statement says the airstrike occurred Monday near Jilib town in Middle Juba region. "We assess no civilians were killed in this strike."

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