According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, an all-time high of 18 journalists are currently imprisoned in Egypt. Deutsche Wellespeaks to Cairo-based Emir Nader about life as a political journalist in Egypt.
Boko Haram attacked a fish market in Maiduguri, Nigeria, with two suicide bombs, killing 30.
Burundi’s vice president, Gervais Rufyikiri, has fled to Belgium and called for President Nkurunziza to end his bid for a third term.
A third allegation of sexual abuse has emerged against UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic.
South Sudan peace talks will resume in Addis Ababa in July.
Al-Shabaab fighters claim to have taken control of an army base in southern Somalia.
The Long War Journalidentifies over 100 militant training camps in Iraq and Syria.
An Islamic State attack on the Syrian town of Kobani has killed 146 civilians. The group’s attack on the northeast of Syria has displaced 60,000.
The Syrian Army reopened a crucial oil supply route near Palmyra, still under Islamic State control.
The Islamic State destroyed two of Palmyra’s ancient shrines and launched a new currency.
A BBC journalist corresponds with an Islamic State recruit to try and understand why he picked militancy. And a reporter at The Guardian similarly investigates the young women who travel to become militants’ brides.
The Islamic State released a video showing the gruesome deaths by fire, drowning and explosives of men accused of helping the US.
The Palestinian foreign minister delivered files on Israeli attacks on Gaza and settlement construction in the West Bank and East Jerusalem to ICC prosecutors.