ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram is using an unknown number of civilians as human shields as its fighters flee an offensive by multinational forces, a top Nigerian official said Wednesday. Mike Omeri, the director […]
BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants have accepted a pledge of allegiance by the Nigerian-grown Boko Haram extremist group, a spokesman for the Islamic State movement said Thursday. The development comes as both movements, which […]
Due to their extreme ideology, President Barack Obama explained Sunday that the Sunni militants who have taken over parts of northern Iraq pose a “medium-and long- term threat” to the U.S.
Gunmen wore military fatigues to convince townspeople they were Nigerian military, then forced civilians to the city center and started shooting.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan reportedly reneged on a deal that was secured to swap Boko Haram prisoners for the nearly 300 girls the terror group kidnapped.
The service members will help with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft for missions over northern Nigeria.
President Goodluck Jonathan cited security concerns; parents of the more than 300 abducted schoolgirls are angry.
Official: Nigerian Government Rules Out Swapping Islamic Militants For Nearly 300 Kidnapped Schoolgirls
Nigeria’s government is ruling out an exchange of more than 270 kidnapped schoolgirls for detained Islamic militants, Britain’s top official for Africa said Wednesday.
British security experts have joined Nigerian and American forces trying to rescue the 276 schoolgirls being held captive by Islamic extremists.
Report: Clinton’s State Department Refused To List Group That Kidnapped Nearly 300 Teen Girls Terrorists
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria by an Islamic extremist group an “act of terrorism” and accused the Nigerian government on Wednesday of being “somewhat derelict” in protecting its people.