Egyptian security forces have killed at least 14 militants in two separate operations in the wake of the massacre at a mosque in the northern part of the restive Sinai Peninsula last week that killed over 300 people.
At least 18 police forces, including a general, have been killed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after militants ambushed their convoy, in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the restive region since January.
A survey by an international charity shows that lack of access to hungry parts of Somalia controlled by the al-Shabab Takfiri militant group is threatening the lives of thousands of malnourished children as the Horn of Africa nation risks falling back into famine.
Thirteen Philippine marines have been killed in fresh gun battles with Daesh-affiliated militants who have overrun parts of a southern city, a military spokesman said Saturday, in a dramatic surge in the toll from two weeks of fierce fighting.
Philippine authorities on Tuesday warned militants occupying parts of a southern city to surrender or die, as attack helicopters pounded the gunmen's strongholds where up to 2,000 residents were feared trapped.