Islamic State Stepping Up Attacks in Mozambique

WASHINGTON - Militants affiliated with the Islamic State terror group have increased their attacks in recent weeks against security forces and civilians in the restive northern region of Mozambique.

This week, IS announced via its Amaq News Agency that its affiliate in Central Africa had killed nine soldiers from the Mozambican army in the province of Cabo Delgado.

Local news also reported clashes between Mozambican security forces and Islamist insurgents near a...