Regime loyalists captured a town and a village from militants and allied rebels in northwest Syria Wednesday, after fierce clashes that killed nearly 30 combatants overnight, a war monitor said.
Thirteen people died when suspected jihadists attacked a village in central-northern Burkina Faso, triggering a deadly bout of ethnic violence, local sources and a security official said on Wednesday.
More than 100 buses headed early Wednesday to two towns in north-western Syria to evacuate thousands of people under a deal reached between an al-Qaeda-linked group and the Syrian government
Ministers from 80 countries and nearly 500 experts gather in Paris from Wednesday for a conference on combating the financing of terror groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaeda, French officials said.
Sunday saw further unrest when one person was shot dead after three people attempted to storm a roadblock in the early hours near the presidential compound, a government source said.
A US drone strike in central Yemen killed two suspected Al-Qaeda members on a motorbike including a local commander, a security official said Saturday.
A suicide car bomb attack killed nine people in a government-held village in Syria's Golan Heights on Friday, state media said, reporting clashes between government forces and rebels afterwards.
The observance, along with another at Ground Zero in New York, was held at 8:46 am (local time), the moment the World Trade Center in Manhattan was struck by the first of two hijacked airliners.
Security forces in Burkina Faso's capital ended an assault on Monday against suspected jihadists who opened fire on a restaurant in a "terrorist attack" that left at least 18 people dead, the government said.