A UN peacekeeper was killed in clashes in the Central African Republic’s capital city, Bangui.
Warring South Sudanese factions led by Salva Kiir and his former deputy/current nemesis Riek Machar resumed peace talks Thursday.
The Ivory Coast set the date for presidential elections at the end of October.
An attack near the city of Timbuktu left ten Malian soldiers dead. It was laterclaimed by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).
British police say there are strong links between the terror attack at Tunisia’s Bardo Museum and the more recent one at the beach in Sousse.
Efforts to stabilize Libya after the civil war show the limits of American abilities and weakness of Libyan institutions.
Clashes after last week’s extremist arson attack that left a Palestinian toddler dead led to another death – Palestinian teen Laith Khaldi was shot in the chest by Israeli forces near a checkpoint and later died of his wounds.
A suicide bomber detonated at a mosque in Saudi Arabia near the Yemeni border Thursday, killing more than a dozen.
Loyalists retook the al-Anad military base in Yemen.
Emirati troops have joined in the fight against the Houthis.
A French woman abducted in Yemen in February has been freed.
An aid worker for Doctors Without Borders recounts “horror after horror” in Yemen.
Shiite militias with terrible human rights records battle the Islamic State in Iraq.
A minibus bombing in the Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad currently known as Sadr City killed seven.
The US has transferred custody of Umm Sayyaf, an Iraqi detained during a raid in the fight against the Islamic State, to the Kurds.
The Islamic State tightens its online security measures.
Human rights monitors say that bombings under the US-led coalition have led toat least 459 civilian deaths in 52 specific airstrikes. Only two non-combatant deaths have officially been acknowledged.
The first of US-trained Syrian fighters is believed to have been killed in combat.