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Militants kill UN peacekeeper in CAR

Suspected Christian militias killed an Egyptian U.N. peacekeeper and wounded three others in an attack in southern Central African Republic on Sunday, the United Nations said in a statement.

12 militants killed by Egypt forces in desert clashes

Egyptian security forces have killed 12 armed militants in the country’s western desert, in an operation carried out after a deadly attack on a police convoy last week, MENA state news agency said on Friday.

Niger and US soldiers ‘killed’ in an ambush

There was an ambush on some soldiers from a joint US-Niger patrol team in Niger on Wednesday close to the country’s border town with Mali. Many of the soldiers belonging to the patrol team have been reported dead in the ambush, according to…

Al Shabaab kills at least 10 soldiers in Somalia

Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after Al Shabaab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there, the spokesman of the al Qaeda-linked group told Reuters.

Egypt: Police kill 10 militants in Cairo

Egyptian police on Sunday raided two adjacent apartments used as hideouts by members of a splinter faction of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, killing 10 of them in a shootout, according to security officials.