Terrorism: Two alleged jihadists lost their lives in Southern Tunisia.

An alleged jihadist on Monday “blew himself up” and another was shot dead while being pursued by security forces in Tunisia. The incident occurred in the Ben Guerdane region, very close to a desert area of Libya in southern Tunisia. According to sources, they could be the two jihadists actively sought by the authorities in […]

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Jihadism study center established in N’djamena.

A centre dedicated to the study and prevention of violent extremism, and the de-radicalization of jihadists, was on Tuesday inaugurated in N’djamena, the Chadian capital. A group of independent Chadian intellectuals are working on this project. This group wants to contribute to the de-radicalization of jihadist and especially to prevent extremism among the youth and […]

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Japan deploys troops with ‘mandate to use force’ in South Sudan

Japan has deployed a first batch of 130 troops to South Sudan. The team which is deployed ‘with the mandate to use force’ if need be, landed in Africa’s youngest country on Monday. They will join the United Nations (UN) peacekeepers to protect its installations in South Sudan. Tsuyoshi Higuchi, from Japanese military’s information department, […]

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