ISMAILIA, Egypt/CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State militants launched a wide-scale coordinated assault on several military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai on Wednesday in which 50 people were killed, security sources said, the largest attack yet in the insurgency-hit province.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces stormed an apartment in the western Cairo suburb of '6th of October' and killed nine men whom they said were armed, security sources said.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers blew themselves up near a hospital in Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday, shortly after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo arrived in the city to visit camps for people fleeing a militant Islamist insurgency.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Thirty Britons and 8 other foreigners were killed in the Tunisian hotel attack last Friday when a gunman opened fire on holidaymakers, Tunisia's health ministry said on Wednesday completing last formal identification.
BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - At least two policemen were injured during a grenade attack in Burundi's capital on Wednesday, witnesses said, as the country awaited results from Monday's parliamentary election which was boycotted by the opposition.