The World Food Programme said it has suspended "deliveries to about 47,000 people in towns and villages... (that) have come under bombardment".
Libya expert Emad Badi says the fighting has given Daesh "the opportunity to reorganise, recruit and strike alliances with other groups (and organise attacks) to show they are still around.”
Pakistani authorities say a raid by security forces on a militant hideout in the northwestern city of Peshawar triggered a 15-hour shootout in which a police officer and at least five suspected militants were killed.
The Pakistani military said on Monday militants attacked an army post in a troubled region bordering Afghanistan where ethnic tensions have recently flared up with minority Pashtuns,
A Tunisian policeman and three militants were killed on Monday in a security operation near the Algerian border, two weeks ahead of presidential elections on Sept.15,
Heavy gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades hit a military convoy in Gazagana village, 30 kilometres (18 miles) from Yobe state capital Damaturu on Saturday.
Pakistan has lost millions of precious lives fighting against terrorism for the last four decades. There is no doubt that Pakistan is the only country in the world that has won the war against terrorism after paying a huge price
Kaleem Qureshi, spokesman for the country's Counter-Terrorism Department, said officers seized a bomb and weapons from the hideout of the slain men in the town of Rajanpur in Punjab province.
The unidentified assailants threw a grenade into a group of people inside a camp for displaced people in the commune of Mozogo near the Nigerian border in the Far North region, said mayor Medjeweh Boukar.