Tagged: militants

‘Nigeria: More than 200 killed in Boko Haram attack,’ 24 (UAE), 7 May 2014

An attack by extremist group Boko Haram Tuesday night has left at least 200 dead in a village in northeastern Nigeria. Continue reading

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‘Algerian army kills 10 militants in south,’ Aljazeera (Qatar), 6 May 2014

Algerian security forces killed 10 militants in an operation launched in the south while authorities remain concerned about the influx of weapons and fighters from neighbouring Mali and Libya. Continue reading

‘Boko Haram leader: The kidnapped girls will be sold according to God’s laws,’ Al-Masry Al-Youm (Egypt), 5 May 2014

The leader of the Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram, Abu Bakr Shekau, said that the 223 kidnapped schoolgirls will be sold as slaves and forced to marry. Continue reading