At least 235 people were killed and scores more injured when gunmen stormed a mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives and firing on worshippers during Friday prayers.
Almost 300 people were killed when a bomb blast ripped through Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, but there has been little reaction in the U.S.
New evidence in a 9/11 lawsuit against the government of Saudi Arabia alleges the kingdom's embassy in Washington, D.C., may have funded a test run for the deadly attacks in 2001.
The murder in College Park, Maryland of Richard Collins III, an African-American student recently been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, underscores the violence of America’s far-right wing.
Several dozen Nigerian schoolgirls who were among more than 200 kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released, Nigerian officials said.
The leader of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Egypt has told Muslims to avoid Christian gatherings, pointing to the possibility of further attacks against Christians.
Federal prosecutors charged New Jersey man Gregory Lepsky with planning to build and detonate a pressure cooker bomb in New York City to kill people in the name of ISIS.
ISIL says it was behind two bomb blasts that killed dozens of Coptic Christians in Egypt on Sunday, as they marked Palm Sunday ahead of Easter.
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