Alahednews Alahednews Somali Troops Rescue 32 Children from «Terrorist School» Somalian troops rescued 32 children from a school run by al-Shabab terrorists. HRW: Somalia’s Shabab Forcing Civilians to Hand over Children Somalia’s al-Shabab insurgents are forcing civilians to hand in their children. IMN Demands Release of Leader as Footage of Sheikh Zakzaky Surfaced IMN’s leader Sheikh Zakzaky appeared in an edited video clip released by Nigeria’s Department of State Services. African Countries Demand Trump’s Apology after Insult A group of 54 ’extremely appalled’ African countries demanded Friday that US President Donald Trump retract and apologize for his reported denun Tunisia: Opposition to Step up Protests until 2018 Budget Dropped Tunisia’s main opposition party will step up protests until the government drops the ’unjust’ 2018 budget, its leader said Tuesday, a day aft Nigeria Strife: 71 People Die in Week of Violence Benue State A total of 71 people have been killed in a week of violence in Nigeria’s Benue state. Nigeria Crackdown: Regime Forces Attack Protesters Calling for Sheikh Zakzaky’s Release Nigerian government forces attacked protesters calling for the release of the leader of the IMN, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, martyring at least one person Nigeria Police Arrests 39 Suspected Cameroon Separatists Reports from Nigeria indicated that police arrested about 39 men suspected to be separatists from Cameroon’s restive south. Nigeria: 30+ Loggers ’Abducted by Boko Haram’ At least 31 loggers are believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram terrorists after they went missing in northeast Nigeria. Nigeria Mosque Attack: Suicide Blast Kills 14 Fourteen worshipers were killed when a suicide bomber attacked a mosque on Nigeria’s border with Cameroon. Gunmen Kill Dozens in Southern Nigeria A group of gunmen attacked worshippers attending a church in the southern Nigerian Rivers State, leaving 21 people dead, local media reported. Sudan: next Round of Peace Talks on Two Areas Decisive The government negotiating team for the Two Areas talks with the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/North said the next round of talks would be dec Ethiopians Deported en Masse by Saudi Arabia Report Abuses Undocumented Ethiopian migrants who are being forcibly deported from Saudi Arabia by the thousands in a new crackdown say they were mistreated by auth Former Footballer George Weah Becomes Liberia’s President George Weah, a former international footballer, won Liberia’s presidential election run-off. DRC Steps Up Arrests of S Sudan Refugees to Weed Out Insurgents The Congolese army has stepped up arrests of South Sudanese refugees and tightened the border. Daesh Posts 1st Video of Somali Terrorists, Urges Attacks on Churches The number of Daesh-linked militants in Somalia has been growing, with many of them being the defectors from the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab terror Nigeria: Army Thwarts Boko Haram Attack on Maiduguri Boko Haram terrorists made a failed Christmas Day attempt to attack Nigeria’s major northeast city of Maiduguri as they were pushed out by Nigerian Why did Tunisia Suspend Emirates Airlines Flights? Tunisia’s transport ministry has announced the suspension of all Emirates Airlines flights to and from the North African country. Ethiopia Repatriates over 14,000 Citizens from Saudi Arabia in one Month Ethiopia said it has repatriated over 14,000 undocumented citizens residing in Saudi Arabia over the past month. State Agents, Militia ’Planned’ DRC Massacres: Rights Group Security forces and an army-backed militia planned massacres in an opposition stronghold in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ethiopia: 60+ Dead After Days of Violence in Oromiya Region At least 61 people were killed in clashes between different ethnic groups in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region. South Africa’s ANC Votes On New Leader in All-Night Ballot Thousands of delegates from South Africa’s ruling ANC party cast secret ballots throughout the night Monday to choose their next leader. Nigeria Troops Arrest 400+ Boko Haram Terrorists, Families Nigerian military authorities said the country’s soldiers arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram terrorist group Somalia: Bomb Attack Kills 17 at Mogadishu Police Academy The al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab terrorist group launched a bombing attack on a police training camp in Mogadishu. UNICEF: 400k Children in DR Congo Could Die from Hunger The UNICEF warned that more than 400,000 children in DRC are malnourished and could die.