Accuracy in Media

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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Nigeria, fighting Islamists, asks neighbor Niger for help

WASHINGTON — As Islamist insurgencies spring up across the globe, one of the most vicious insurgencies in recent memory is taking place in Nigeria. Reuters reports that Boko Haram’s resistence to the Nigerian military has forced Nigeria to ask for help. Boko Haram, which has links to the international terrorist network al-Qaeda, is causing the […]

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October 2017

10/23/2017 - HuffPo Calls Out Rachel Maddow for Niger Conspiracy Theory

February 2015

2/7/2015 - Boko Haram Fighters killed in Border Fight

June 2013

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

May 2013

5/28/2013 - Nigeria, fighting Islamists, asks neighbor Niger for help