Accuracy in Media

Car Bomb Kills 4 United Nations Peacekeepers in Mali

WASHINGTON — At least four United Nations peacekeepers were killed by a car bomb in the northern city of Aguelhoc in Mali this past Wednesday. Several sources said that the dead were peacekeepers from neighboring Chad, while another said that some were Mali’s own troops. Reuters reported that one of their sources within the United […]

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Islamists try to escape prison in Niger, some re-captured by police

WASHINGTON — Niger police re-captured three Islamists accused of inciting terrorism after a failed prison break. Reuters reports they killed 2 prison guards and an additional 3 other people were wounded in the escape. The prison block was cordoned off by police and illustrates the escalating tensions between national governments and recent raids by al-Qaeda-affiliated […]

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Nigerian Gov’t engaged in fight with Islamist group Boko Haram

WASHINGTON – The Nigerian government’s offensive against the Islamist militant group Boko Haram is in its third week, and this past week resulted in at least 3 militants dead and 25 arrested. Reuters reports Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in the Boko Haram-occupied northeastern states and this national offensive aims to […]

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February 2015

2/1/2015 - Boko Haram attacks Nigerian city as Africans worry of its Spread

June 2014

6/15/2014 - Car Bomb Kills 4 United Nations Peacekeepers in Mali

6/9/2013 - Mali suicide bombing fails as extremist briefly evades police

6/7/2013 - Islamists try to escape prison in Niger, some re-captured by police

6/2/2013 - Nigerian Gov’t engaged in fight with Islamist group Boko Haram