Authorities in France — the biggest Western source of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria — can now seize passports and ID cards from people suspected of trying to join Islamist groups in the region.
The aircraft carrier Charlies de Gaulle and a fleet of support vessels and aircraft are now in the Persian Gulf conducting airstrikes on targets in Iraq.
France is calling for increased collaboration with Internet companies to help fight terrorist recruitment online.
At least 36 civilian mourners were killed in the airstrike on the town of Abadam. Now a Nigerian security source has reportedly admitted that one of the country's planes made the deadly error.
The abduction underlines escalating security concerns for the island's Karana community amid allegations of police corruption.
Upside down crucifixes and dozens of broken headstones in the second and third desecrations to have occurred in French graveyards in a week.
A new report by the Council of Europe's human rights commissioner says discrimination and hate speech are on the rise in France.
François Hollande today visited the cemetery where hundreds of graves were desecrated last week and promised to defend France's Jewish community with all the country's strength.
The region is increasingly anxious that Boko Haram is infiltrating villages along the border to facilitate attacks and expand the dubious “caliphate” it declared in northern Nigeria.
Over 1 million Tunisians in the impoverished south survive on illegal cross-border trade with Libya, but a recent tax on these activities has sparked demonstrations.
Some 600 migrants who had learned of the impending raid stormed the fence around Melilla to try and cross into Europe.
Amid intensifying attacks from the Islamist terrorist insurgency, Niger’s parliament voted to approve the deployment of troops to combat Boko Haram in Nigeria.
Niger and Chad continue to repel attacks by Boko Haram militants, even as the group multiplies its violent cross-border incursions.
The head of the Paris Police Judiciaire has been charged with tipping off a fellow officer targeted in a criminal investigation that involves France's "Conman to the Stars."
The Nigerian militant group struck the Niger border town of Bosso days before Niger’s parliament is set to vote on whether to send troops into Nigeria.
More details have emerged about Moussa Coulibaly, the knife-wielding man accused of attacking three French soldiers Tuesday in the southern city of Nice.
Militants reportedly attacked residents in their homes and at a mosque in the Nigerian border-town of Fotokol Wednesday.
Authorities say they have discovered the mutilated bodies of 25 children since December, in what many fear to be a rash of ritual killings.
Egypt's president unveiled a $1.3 billion counterterrorism budget Sunday and announced he'll be looking to France to supply new military equipment.
The child uttered the comment in his classroom during a minute of silence for the victims of the 'Charlie Hebdo' attack, and subsequently reported that he was bullied by the school principal.