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An Egyptian officer and three soldiers have been killed in a roadside bomb blast in the restive Sinai Peninsula. Three people were also wounded in the explosion near the border town of Rafah. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but authori
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At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured in a deadly explosion at a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Sunday. A security crew member working at the Chinese embassy, which is located inside the hotel, was among those killed. Analyzing the attack, Li
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A car bomb ripped through a tea shop in a normally quiet neighborhood in the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Thursday. Police said the blast, which took place in a location where intelligence officers are known to congregate, killed at least 11 people. Witne
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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is finding it difficult to clamp down on Islamist militants terrorizing his country's northeastern territory. At least 47 people were killed and dozens of others wounded when a bomb was detonated in a crowded market Tue
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ISIL militants have claimed responsibility for a car bombing in Cairo. At least 29 people were wounded in the attack in the Shubra al-Khaima district. The target appears to have been a nearby security building and courthouse. Witnesses say the explosion w
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Kenyan police have arrested 3 people in connection to the Garden City bomb scare on Tuesday. They however say that the device, which was later destroyed through a controlled explosion by the bomb squad, was not an explosive.
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A car bomb exploded close to a prison in the capital Tripoli on Wednesday. The al-Hadba prison is currently home to several officials who served under former Libyan leader, Moamer Gaddafi. Also being held there is the former leader's son, Saadi.
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Egyptian policemen stand guard in front of a damaged national security building after a blast in the district of Shubra El-Kheima, Qaliubiya Governorate, Egypt, Aug. 20, 2015.
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At least 15 people have died and 41 injured after twin suicide bomb attacks in Nigeria's capital Abuja. The bombs went off in busy market area in Nyanya and another in Kuje on Friday night. No one has claimed responsibility but the attacks bare the hallma
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Three separate blasts in the Nigerian city of Damaturu, capital of Yobe state have killed at least 18 people. The bombers suspected Boko Haram militants targeted a mosque and two housing estates in the city. This incident has raised fears that the militan
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To Cameroon, where more details have been emerging of the deadly suicide blast. The death toll now stands at twelve after a victim died of his wounds in hospital. A suicide bomber went inside a mosque in the town of Kolofata. While worshippers were prayin
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At least 19 people have been killed and over 50 others injured in twin suicide attacks, in northern Cameroon. According to military sources, two men walked into a market in Meme in the north of the country, and blew themselves up. It was the first time th
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The death toll from twin blasts in Mogadishu has risen to at least 13. Seven UN guards are among the dead. Two car bombs went off near the airport earlier on Tuesday, one at a checkpoint leading to an African Union base. The second hit the airport's perim