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Medical agents remove a  body at the Aziz Istanbul restaurant after an overnight raid in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Monday. Photograph:  Bonaventure Pare/Reuters

Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 18 people and wounded several during a raid on a restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital overnight, but secu(...)

Souda camp: the rocky beach in front of the camp on the Greek island of Chios is a sea of tents, full of new arrivals for whom it has no room. Photograph: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

Looking towards the shimmering blue of the Aegean Sea, and with Turkey’s Cesme peninsula filling the horizon, Ilyas shares the story of his odyssey to(...)

Mali’s president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita talks with French president Emmanuel Macron in Bamako, Mali. Photograph: Luc Gnago/Reuters

African powers launched a new multinational military force to tackle Islamist militants in the Sahel on Sunday, which French president Emmanuel Macron(...)

There’s heart galore in both the music and story of these north Malian guitar slingers. Driven out of their homeland by Islamist jihadi hardliners, Ga(...)

 Mali’s security ministry said gunmen were attacking the Le Campement resort in Dougourakoro east of the capital Bamako.  Image: Google Maps

At least two people were killed in an attack by gunmen on Sunday at a luxury resort outside Mali’s capital Bamako popular with western expatriates, th(...)

The aftermath of    a suicide car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. Militant jihadist group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility. Photograph: Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images

At the end of last year, Ethiopia withdrew thousands of troops previously assisting the internationally-funded African military force battling al-Qaed(...)

 USS Porter  launching a missile strike while in the Mediterranean Sea, 07 April 2017. The United States military launched at least 50 tomahawk cruise missiles against al-Shayrat military airfield near Homs, Syria, in response to the Syrian military’s alleged use of chemical weapons in an airstrike in a rebel held area in Idlib province. EPA/US NAVYEPA/US NAVY

President Donald Trump’s airstrikes against Syria were of dubious legality. They were hypocritical. They were impulsive. They may have had political m(...)

Elwan is very definitely the sound of exile. Since their homeland between northern Mali and southern Algeria was over-run by jihadists in 2012, Tuare(...)

A lot of the music that has appeared in this column has come from parts of the world where distribution was the main reason it remained hidden from ou(...)

Military officials visit injured soldiers at a hospital after a suicide car bomb attack on a military camp in Gao, Mali, January 18th, 2017 in this still image taken from video. Screengrab: Reuters TV

At least 60 people have been killed after a suicide bomber in an explosives-laden vehicle attacked a camp in northern Mali. A total of 115 soldiers (...)

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