Russian court bans Alexey Navalny groups, labels them ‘extremist’

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Russian court bans Alexey Navalny groups, labels them ‘extremist’” – below is their description. A Russian court has outlawed political organisations linked to jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny – labelling them as “extremist”. That puts them in the same official category as groups such as al-Qaeda. It … Read more Russian court bans Alexey Navalny groups, labels them ‘extremist’

Partner of French journalist Olivier Dubois held hostage in Mali calls for help

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Partner of French journalist Olivier Dubois held hostage in Mali calls for help” – below is their description. The 46-year-old freelancer Olivier #Dubois had disappeared on April 8 in the northern #Malian town of #Gao, where he had travelled to interview an #al-Qaeda-linked jihadist commander. Olivier Dubois … Read more Partner of French journalist Olivier Dubois held hostage in Mali calls for help

At least 160 killed in deadliest Burkina Faso attack since 2015

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “At least 160 killed in deadliest Burkina Faso attack since 2015” – below is their description. Suspected #jihadists #massacred at least 160 civilians, including around 20 children, in a village in #BurkinaFaso’s volatile north, the deadliest #attack since #Islamist #violence erupted in the West #African country in … Read more At least 160 killed in deadliest Burkina Faso attack since 2015

Don’t Compare Palestinian Armed Groups To Al-Qaeda And ISIS | By Robert Inlakesh

RT published this video item, entitled “Don’t Compare Palestinian Armed Groups To Al-Qaeda And ISIS | By Robert Inlakesh” – below is their description. Palestinian armed groups are often compared to Al-Qaeda and ISIS, but this framing is, at best, an ill-informed one. Robert Inlakesh presents a short history of how the Palestinian armed struggle … Read more Don’t Compare Palestinian Armed Groups To Al-Qaeda And ISIS | By Robert Inlakesh

Counter-terrorism in the Sahel: A training session with French special forces

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Counter-terrorism in the Sahel: A training session with French special forces” – below is their description. One year ago, French special forces killed Abdelmalek #Droukdel, the leader of #Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (#AQIM). The Algerian #jihadist, who had led several #attacks in his own country, was … Read more Counter-terrorism in the Sahel: A training session with French special forces

ECOWAS suspends Mali over second coup in nine months

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “ECOWAS suspends Mali over second coup in nine months” – below is their description. West African leaders from the regional group ECOWAS have suspended Mali from the bloc but did not impose new sanctions as they were afraid of worsening the country’s security situation. They met interim … Read more ECOWAS suspends Mali over second coup in nine months

French journalist Olivier Dubois kidnapped by jihadists in Mali

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “French journalist Olivier Dubois kidnapped by jihadists in Mali” – below is their description. A missing French #journalist said he was kidnapped in #Mali by a jihadist group with links to Al-Qaeda, according to a video circulating on social media Wednesday, the latest foreigner to be taken … Read more French journalist Olivier Dubois kidnapped by jihadists in Mali

Afghanistan car bomb attack leaves at least 24 dead | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Afghanistan car bomb attack leaves at least 24 dead | DW News” – below is their description. A car bomb in Afghanistan has killed at least 24 people and wounded more than one hundred others, including children. Most of the victims were students staying at a guest house … Read more Afghanistan car bomb attack leaves at least 24 dead | DW News

Alexei Navalny: Russia suspends activities of Kremlin critic’s regional groups

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Alexei Navalny: Russia suspends activities of Kremlin critic’s regional groups” – below is their description. Russian prosecutors have frozen the activity of jailed Kremlin critic Alexi Navalny’s regional groups. A pending court ruling could label the groups as extremist and place them in the same category as Al-Qaeda. … Read more Alexei Navalny: Russia suspends activities of Kremlin critic’s regional groups

U.S. Defense Secretary Austin Makes Unannounced Afghanistan Visit as Trump-Set Troop Deadline Nears

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “U.S. Defense Secretary Austin Makes Unannounced Afghanistan Visit as Trump-Set Troop Deadline Nears” – below is their description. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan as the U.S. weighs the future of its troop presence and the risk of further territorial gains by the … Read more U.S. Defense Secretary Austin Makes Unannounced Afghanistan Visit as Trump-Set Troop Deadline Nears

Pope Francis Preaches Religious Tolerance In Iraq | NBC Nightly News

NBC News published this video item, entitled “Pope Francis Preaches Religious Tolerance In Iraq | NBC Nightly News” – below is their description. During the first papal visit to Iraq, Pope Francis called for peace between religions in a country where Christians are often persecuted by groups like al-Qaeda and ISIS. » Subscribe to NBC … Read more Pope Francis Preaches Religious Tolerance In Iraq | NBC Nightly News

Pope Francis embarks on historic visit to Iraq

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Pope Francis embarks on historic visit to Iraq” – below is their description. Pope Francis has begun his trip to Iraq, becoming the first pontiff to visit. The head of the Roman Catholic Church says he is going as a “pilgrim of peace”. The number of Christians … Read more Pope Francis embarks on historic visit to Iraq

France’s Macron rules out immediate troop drawdown from Sahel

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “France’s Macron rules out immediate troop drawdown from Sahel” – below is their description. The French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out an immediate reduction in French forces fighting armed groups linked to al-Qaeda and ISIL (ISIS) in West Africa’s Sahel region. Macron told regional leaders at … Read more France’s Macron rules out immediate troop drawdown from Sahel

G5 Sahel summit: Macron sketches drawdown plan but no ‘immediate’ cut

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “G5 Sahel summit: Macron sketches drawdown plan but no ‘immediate’ cut” – below is their description. President Emmanuel #Macron on Tuesday pledged no “immediate” reduction in the 5,100 #French #troops fighting an Islamist insurgency in western #Africa, but also set out his strategy for a far lighter … Read more G5 Sahel summit: Macron sketches drawdown plan but no ‘immediate’ cut

Canada Becomes the First Nation to Designate the Proud Boys a Terrorist Group

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Canada Becomes the First Nation to Designate the Proud Boys a Terrorist Group” – below is their description. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government became the first in the world to label the Proud Boys a terrorist group in the aftermath of the deadly storming of the U.S. … Read more Canada Becomes the First Nation to Designate the Proud Boys a Terrorist Group