Islamic State Captures African Territory

New arrivals wait to get processed. Ifo section, Dadaab camp. Dadaab camp is the largest refugee camp in the world with people fleeing the civil war in Somalia. In recent months the rate of new arrivals has increased dramatically due to the added factor of drought that is affecting the region. It has now become severely overcrowded.

The town of Ansongo in eastern Mali is reported to have been captured by the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara.

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