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Israel braces for Palestinian protests over Jerusalem holy site.

Palestinians are protesting in Jerusalem over restrictions at Haram al-Sharif, also known as Temple Mount. Ahead of the protests Israel barred men under the age of 50 from the Old City.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Israel braces for Palestinian protests over Jerusalem holy site.

Tens of thousands of Palestinians are expected to protest in Jerusalem over restrictions at Haram al-Sharif, also known as Temple Mount. Ahead of the protests Israel barred men under the age of 50 from the Old City.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Amnesty International Accuses Cameroon of Torturing Suspects.

More than 100 people have been tortured by Cameroon’s security forces after being accused of having links to the extremist group Boko Haram, the human rights group reported.

- International NY Times - US

Palestinians to hold 'Day of Rage' over Al-Aqsa measures.

Palestinians are to hold a Day of Rage Friday in protest against Israeli security measures imposed at Jerusalem's holy site, Al-Haram al-Sharif compound, coinciding with the main weekly Muslim prayers.

- The Daily Star - LB

News24.com | Boko Haram suspects killed, tortured in Cameroon custody: AI.

Dozens of Boko Haram suspects have died in Cameroon custody, rights group Amnesty International says, with security forces torturing them in the fight against the jihadist group.

- News24.com - ZA

Report: Cameroon Torturing Suspects in Boko Haram Fight.

More than 100 people have been tortured by Cameroon security forces and held incommunicado in the past four years on suspicion of involvement with the Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, according to a report released Thursday by Amnesty International.   Such treatment has become routine and is practiced with ...

- Voice of America - US

Boko Haram suspects tortured to death in Cameroon, rights group says.

Dozens of Boko Haram suspects have died in Cameroon custody at a military base that has also been used by American and French troops, rights group Amnesty International said Thursday.

- France24 - FR

Cameroon security forces torturing suspects in Boko Haram fight: report.

Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency has spilled across the border into northern Cameroon.

- Global News - CA

Cameroon 'torturing people' accused of Boko Haram: Amnesty International.

, July 20 : Hundreds of Boko Haram suspects in Cameroon are being brutally tortured by security forces, London-based human rights organisation Amnesty International said in a new report published on Thursday.The report, which was named, 'Cameroon's secret torture chambers: human rights violations and war crimes in the fight ...

- Sify - IN

Amnesty: Cameroon troops tortured Boko Haram suspects.

Group condemns arbitrary arrest of dozens, citing human rights violations at military bases used by US, French troops.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Trump administration urges calm on Temple Mount.

WASHINGTON , The Trump administrations said it was “very concerned” about tensions on Jerusalem's Temple Mount that erupted after terrorists shot dead two Israeli police officers, and called on Israel and Jordan to work together to restore calm. “The United States is very concerned about tensions ...

- JTA - US

Nobel winner Malala in Nigeria speaks out against Boko Haram

Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai was greeted with cheers by dozens of young women in northeastern Nigeria, where she...

- Deseret News - US

Build A Halal Snack Pack And We'll Guess Which Part Of Sydney You're From

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- BuzzFeed - US

Nigeria Bolsters Security in Northern State of Kaduna Amid Violence

Nigeria is to deploy troops and police to reduce violence in the northern state of Kaduna, the acting president's spokesman said on Wednesday, as ethnically charged violence pressures a government already fighting Boko Haram in the northeast. Clashes between Muslim herders and Christian farmers have killed hundreds in the ...

- Voice of America - US

Boko Haram suspects tortured in Cameroon, Amnesty says

Amnesty International says that the suspects are subjected to severe beatings and drowning.

- BBC - UK

Malala speaks out against Boko Haram in Nigeria

The Nobel Peace laureate was greeted with cheers by dozens of young women.         

- USA TODAY - US

Nigeria bolsters security in northern state of Kaduna amid violence

ABUJA - Nigeria is to deploy troops and police to reduce violence in the northern state of Kaduna, the acting president's spokesman said on Wednesday, as ethnically charged violence pressures a government already fighting Boko Haram in the northeast.

- Reuters - US

News24.com | Top Boko Boko Haram leader surrenders to Nigerian military

A high ranking Boko Haram leader has reportedly handed himself over to the Nigerian military.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Nigeria and the hunt for oil in Boko Haram's heartland

Nigeria is reviving its search for oil in the country's conflict-riven northeast, aided by China and emboldened by gains made against Boko Haram.

- News24.com - ZA

Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai in Nigeria speaks out against Boko Haram

Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai was greeted with cheers by dozens of young women in northeastern Nigeria, where she spoke out for the many girls abducted under Boko Haram's deadly insurgency.

- Zee News - IN

Nobel winner Malala in Nigeria speaks out against Boko Haram

Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai was greeted with cheers by dozens of young women in northeastern Nigeria, where she spoke out for the many girls abducted under Boko Haram's deadly insurgency.

- FOX News - US

Nobel winner Malala in Nigeria speaks out against Boko Haram

I am here now because of the Nigerian girls. Fighting for them and speaking up for them.'

- The Hindu - IN

News24.com | Nobel winner Malala in Nigeria speaks out against Boko Haram

Nobel winner Malala in Nigeria has spoken out against Boko Haram, asks government to free captives.

- News24.com - ZA

Nobel Winner Malala, in Nigeria, Speaks Out Against Boko Haram

Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai was greeted with cheers Tuesday by dozens of young women in northeastern Nigeria, where she spoke out for the many girls abducted under Boko Haram's deadly insurgency. The Pakistani activist, 20, told The Associated Press she was excited by the courage of the young women who are ...

- Voice of America - US

Cops to buckle down to Haritha Haram

Forest Dept. to give them saplings to be planted on 491 hectares of retrieved forest land'

- The Hindu - IN

Prince Hassan of Jordan: Issues Surrounding Jerusalem Are 'Emotional, Spiritual — Ethereal and Legal'

On Friday, July 14, two Israeli police officers and three Arab Israeli gunmen were killed within Al Haram Al Sharif compound. This raises the eternal question of Jerusalem and the management of holy space. Sadly, religion, and the way we worship, is being politicised and used as a means of posture. Can the people of ...

- Albawaba - UK

News24.com | Call for Boko Haram peace talks masks ethnic tensions

A group of community elders in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram has waged a bloody eight-year insurgency are urging the Islamists to enter peace talks, a move some see as motivated by ethnic self-interest.

- News24.com - ZA

Countering militancy in the Sahel

Violent extremism seems to have exploded out of nowhere in the Sahel over recent years. But to assume that armed groups such as Boko Haram – whose campaign of bombings, assassinations and abductions has left more than 10 million people in need of humanitarian aid ­– are driven by nothing more than bloodlust, or ...

- UN - INT

Muslims again boycott Al Haram Al Sharif over Israeli security measures

Palestinian shot dead for carrying out car-ramming attack

- GulfNews - AE

Why are Palestinians Refusing to Enter Al-Aqsa?

Israel reopened an ultra-sensitive holy site Sunday closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers were refusing to enter due to new security measures including metal detectors and cameras. Crowds chanted "Allahu Akbar" as a number of initial visitors entered Jerusalem's Haram al-Sharif compound, ...

- Albawaba - UK

How jobs can help Niger win the war against Boko Haram

If the roots of radicalisation are economic, aren’t the solutions too?

- UN - INT

Female suicide bomber strikes at Nigerian mosque killing 8

Boko Haram increasingly uses girls and young women to carry out such attacks.

- The Hindu - IN

Displaced Cameroonians mean business in escaping Boko Haram

YAOUNDE, July 17 — The chic evening clutch-bags, dainty sandals and leather smartphone accessories on display in a showroom in an upscale district of Cameroon's capital, Yaoundé, would not look out of place at the smartest dinner parties....

- The Malay Mail - MY

Eight killed in Nigeria suicide bombing: Authorities

The head of the Borno state emergency management agency, Ahmed Satomi, said the blast happened at about 5:30 am in the London Ciki area of Maiduguri, which has been at the epicentre of Boko Haram violence since 2009.

- Zee News - IN

Boko Haram suicide bombers stage deadliest attack in months

Nigerian police say at least 19 killed in attack targeting civilian defense force, and those gathered to mourn them

- CBS NEWS - US

At least 30 missing after Cameroon army boat capsizes

Three soldiers rescued after boat belonging to brigade battling Nigeria-based Boko Haram reportedly sinks off the coast.

- Al Jazeera - QA

34 Cameroonian soldiers missing after boat capsize

The Rapid Intervention Brigade is in the front line of Cameroon's fight against Boko Haram jihadists in the north. Though Boko Haram originated in Nigeria, the Islamic State-affiliated group has carried out frequent attacks in Cameroon, Chad and Niger

- Daily Monitor - UG

Cameroon army vessel capsizes, dozens missing: security sources

The Rapid Intervention Brigade is in the front line of Cameroon's fight against Boko Haram jihadists in the far north.

- Daily Nation - KE

Cameroon army vessel capsizes at sea, dozens missing: security sources

The Rapid Intervention Brigade is in the front line of Cameroon's fight against Boko Haram jihadists in the far north.

- Daily Nation - KE

Northern Nigeria: Refuge for IDPs fleeing Boko Haram

Al Jazeera meets three host families to see how they've opened their homes to fellow Nigerians fleeing from Boko Haram.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Slaughtered Christians "A Viable Target"?

According to a report in the Christian Post, Christians displaced by Islamic attacks at the hands of Boko Haram terrorists are being denied food and vital assistance at camps run by local Muslim organizations. As many as 1.8 million people in Nigeria are

- Hudson New York - US

US condemns Temple Mt. terror, applauds Israel’s pledge of status quo

July 15, 2017, 9:34 PM The White House Saturday strongly condemned the Temple Mount terror attack which left two Israeli border guards dead: 'Yesterday, the Holy City of Jerusalem– which means 'City of Peace'– became a scene of terror. There must be zero tolerance for terrorism. It is incompatible with achieving ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Attack in Waza indicates increased Boko Haram reliance on suicide bombings in Cameroon

EVENT Two female suicide bombers on 13 July attacked the small Cameroonian town of Waza, 8 kilometres away from the Nigerian border. The attack took place in a commercial neighbourhood that hosts restaurants, kiosks, and cyber- and telephone cafés, indicating that the objective was to maximise

- Jane’s - US

Jerusalem: police, two Israeli officers killed

Hamas, Islamic Jihad hail Temple Mount-Haram al-Sharif attack

- ANSA - IT

Israelis injured in gun attack near Jerusalem holy site

Police say the attackers were killed after opening fire near the holy Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif.

- BBC - UK

UN Gives Goats as Emergency Food Measure in Boko Haram-hit Nigeria

Nearly 1,000 women struggling to put food on their tables in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria have received goats as emergency assistance, the United Nations said Thursday. The region is threatened with famine after the militants' eight-year insurgency to create an Islamic state, which has killed more than 20,000 people and ...

- Voice of America - US

In Nigeria, healing the scars of war might curtail its spread

Could healing the untold trauma unleashed by Boko Haram hold the key to peacebuilding in northern Nigeria?

- UN - INT

14 dead in twin Cameroon bombings

Yaoundé, Cameroon, Jul 13 - Two bombers blew themselves up in northeastern Cameroon killing 14 people and injuring 30 people in an attack likely staged by Boko Haram jihadists, security sources said Thursday. The bombings, which took place on Wednesday evening in Waza near the Nigerian border, targeted a busy area in the ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Trench warfare: Nigerian university digs in against Boko Haram

Maiduguri, Nigeria, Jul 13 - A giant bulldozer digs a deep ditch among the bushes surrounding the University of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, turning it into a fortress to prevent further suicide attacks by Boko Haram. About 27 kilometres of trenches are being dug around the institution, known locally as UNIMAID, which ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Lake Chad Basin crisis: Building resilience in the face of neglect

Andrew, once an industrious farmer from Pulka, Borno Estate, in Nigeria, found his life turned upside down when he was caught up in the conflict with Boko Haram and other armed groups in 2012. He and his family are becoming resilient and have learned to adapt to the challenges thanks to an "Unconditional Cash Program" ...

- Oxfam International - UK

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