At least 18 people were killed and several others injured following an attack by gunmen at a cafe in the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou.
Algerian troops have reportedly killed six Islamist militants, recovering weapons and munitions, during an operation near the country’s border with Tunisia.
French forces have reportedly killed a Spanish al-Qaeda commander, during an operation in northern Mali.
At least four soldiers have been killed, in two separate attacks, in northern Mali.
Burkina Faso troops have retaken control of a hotel, in the country’s capital, Ouagadougou, after a terrorist attack in the city killed two dozen people, including foreigners, and took over 150 hostages.
At least 10 suspected Islamist militants have been ‘neutralised’, following an operation, against a known Islamist group, by French forces, in Mali.
French special forces have reportedly killed a prominent commander of an al-Qaeda branch in Mali.
At least six UN peacekeepers have been killed, and five others severely wounded, in an attack on their convoy, by suspected Islamist militants, in northern Mali.
An Algerian militant, one of the most powerful and significant jihadists in the Sahara region, has dismissed a pledge of allegiance from his group, Al-Mourabitoun, with the Islamic State.