The Saudi Air Force officer who killed three Americans in Florida spoke to the terror group in Yemen.Read more
Africa editor, BBC World Service
Sudan has signed a deal to compensate the families of 17 American sailors who died when their ship, the USS Cole, was bombed at a port in Yemen in 2000.
This is a key condition set by the US for Sudan to be removed from a terrorism blacklist. It is not clear how much Khartoum will pay.
Al-Qaeda said it had carried out the attack in which the warship was rammed by a rubber dinghy packed with explosives.
The US ruled Sudan was responsible because the two suicide bombers were trained in the country - an allegation denied by Khartoum.
President Trump has confirmed that the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Qasim al-Raymi, has been killed by the US military. Announcing the news, Donald Trump said al-Raymi's group committed unconscionable violence against civilians in Yemen and sought to conduct and inspire attacks against the US. Newsday heard about the man from Rukmini Callimachi, a New York Times correspondent covering Isis and Al Qaeda. (Pic: Qasim al-Raymi; Credit: AFP)
France is leading the fight against jihadists in the Sahel. Louise Dewast tells Shaun Ley what it's up against. (Picture: French and Burkinabe soldiers on a joint patrol in the Sahel. Credit: AFP/Getty)