Islamist Militants in West Africa Plan to Attack Ghana and Togo Next, Says Government
Ghana's immigration service released a memo stating that Ghana and Togo will be the next targets for Islamist fighters, following high-profile attacks this year in Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast.
Al Qaeda Says It Carried Out Ivory Coast Beach Attack as Revenge Against France
The militants said Sunday's raid in Grand Bassam, which killed 18 people, was meant as a warning for countries who have allied with France and its military operations in West Africa.
Al Qaeda Militants Stopped for Beers Before Launching Deadly Beach Attack in Ivory Coast
Four men arrived in a Ford saloon car at a beachside bar around noon on Sunday, according to a waiter at the establishment, before launching the attack that killed 18 people.
Witness Describes 'Complete Bloodbath' as Security Forces Retake Burkina Faso Hotel
Special forces troops freed around 150 hostages from a hotel in Burkina Faso's capital that was attacked by al Qaeda fighters, but at least two dozen people from 18 countries were killed.
Mauritania Is After an Escaped Al Qaeda Militant Who Tried to Kill the President
A statement released on public television late on Saturday urged residents to provide information on Cheikh Ould Saleck, a militant with Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb who has been on death row since 2011.
Here's Everything We Know So Far About the Deadly Hotel Siege in Mali
The death toll, number of attackers, and group responsible remain unconfirmed, but chilling details about the rampage and the story of a heroic effort to rescue hostages have emerged.