Burkina Faso: Jihadists murder over 100 Christians; UN/EU condemn attack

Jihadist militants believed to be members of Islamic State or al-Qaeda murdered over 100 people in northern Burkina Faso on Saturday, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. The United Nations and European Union have condemned the attack and have called for an investigation.

Al-Shabab suicide bomber kills 11 in Somalia; Christians in danger

A suicide bomber from Al-Shabaab, a terror group affiliated with Al-Qaeda, killed at least 11 people in the Somalian capital city of Mogadishu on September 14, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Posing a major threat to Christians in Somalia, Al-Shabaab is a jihadist terror group whose goal is to overthrow the internationally-supported government and impose its violent brand of extremist Islam on the whole of Somalia.

US, World Remembers 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

America and much of the world remembered Saturday, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in the United States and prompted a global war on terrorism.

US intensifies strikes on al-Qaeda-affiliated targets in Somalia

The US is intensifying counter-terrorism airstrikes against al-Qaeda affiliates who have increased their attacks in Somalia since the withdrawal of hundreds of American troops this year, Bloomberg News reports. The US Africa Command has confirmed that airstrikes were carried out on July 20 and 23 and on Aug. 1.

Al-Qaida urges ‘lone wolf’ terrorists to exploit U.S. civil unrest

On April 14, 2021, the pro-Al-Qaeda Jaysh Al-Malahim Al-Electroni released the second issue of its magazine Wolves of Manhattan, which included several articles inciting its supporters who live in Western countries to exploit civil unrest to carry out lone wolf attacks.

Islamist Militants Kill Dozens In Niger

Suspected Islamist militants have killed scores of people in simultaneous attacks on two villages in Niger, near the border with Mali, security officials said.

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