Map. History of Sahel conflict

16 November 2018
Pentagon: U.S. pulling roughly 700 troops from Africa, ~10% of its forces, as military shifts focus to Russia and China and away from terrorism. American forces will remain in Somalia, Djibouti and Libya: statement
17 hour ago
Mali: @EtatMajorFR details (air-supported operation including helo and Reaper drone) operation in the Gourma on the night between November 11-12, killing seven militants including JNIM commander Almansour Ag Alkassoum
NAVY: Charges were preferred yesterday against 2 Sailors and 2 Marines in the death of Army Staff Sergeant Logan Melgar, who died June 4, 2017 while serving in Bamako, Mali. Charges: Felony Murder, Involuntary Manslaughter, Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice, Hazing and Burglary
Three civilians were killed and four wounded in a suicide attack in the city Gao north of Mali
JNIM claimed its 1st attack on British , German, and Canadian forces at a military HQ in Gao, Mali where it operates regularly (mainly against French forces). This also marks its 1st suicide op since July, when it targeted French forces (also in Gao)
BurkinaFaso: Presumed AnsaroulIslam militants assaulted teachers in Toulfé, Loroum Province this afternoon and forced them to leave the premises
Niger: Unknown gunmen aboard motorbikes and vehicles killed two Fulani herdsmen in the area of Imbouga near In-Ates, Tillabery
Nigerian Air Force destroys Boko Haram camp, neutralizes several militants at Ngwuri Gana in Borno state1 week ago
Nigerian Air Force destroys Boko Haram camp, neutralizes several militants at Ngwuri Gana in Borno state
At least 5 UN peacekeepers wounded in an IED explosion in the Douentza circle in central Mali
Burkina Faso: Two soldiers killed and three wounded by IED detonation this afternoon in the area of Nassoumbou, Soum Province
BurkinaFaso: Presumed militants attacked the gendarmerie in Soudougui, Koulpélogo Province around 4h this morning, the assailants seized a motorbike, no casualties reported
AQIM gives details of attack on #Ber against the UN forces
Mali: Two Burkinabe peacekeepers killed and five wounded according to a provisional toll following this morning's complex attack (indirect and direct fire) against the MINUSMA camp in Ber, Tombouctou Region
Burkina Faso: Unknown gunmen killed two individuals and abducted a third this afternoon in the village of Taouremba (Tongomayel), Soum Province3 week ago
Burkina Faso: Unknown gunmen killed two individuals and abducted a third this afternoon in the village of Taouremba (Tongomayel), Soum Province
Burkina Faso: Unknown gunmen robbed the credit union in Founzan, Tuy Province two hours ago
Mali: FAMa/GATIA entered the village of Sèrma, Mopti yesterday, panic among the residents, the local imam assaulted
3 week ago
Curfew declared in Kaduna after deadly sectarian violence
BurkinaFaso: More images from Djibo, confirms initial reports that RPGs were used in the assault, damaged gendarmerie pickup truck, RPG rocket, 7.62×54mmR and 7.62×39mm ammunition left behind3 week ago
BurkinaFaso: More images from Djibo, confirms initial reports that RPGs were used in the assault, damaged gendarmerie pickup truck, RPG rocket, 7.62×54mmR and 7.62×39mm ammunition left behind
4 week ago
Djibo: vehicles were burned and terrorist presumed released during the attack on Thursday evening
Mali Roadside IED kills civilian, wounds three others near Inhinita, Menaka region, on 16 October. Location map from @MENASTREAM.
1 month ago
News reports claiming that ISWAP has carried out its promise to execute ICRC aid worker, Hauwa Liman. This development surely shows that there is no real differentiating the al-Barnawi and Shekau factions and perhaps reinforces claims of imminent rapprochement
RAF C-17 completes first rotation at Gao airfield
Nigeria: Isis claims to have carried out an attack against a Chad ian Army HQ near Lake Chad. 1 soldier killed and 1 injured.1 month ago
Nigeria: Isis claims to have carried out an attack against a Chad ian Army HQ near Lake Chad. 1 soldier killed and 1 injured.
1 month ago
French Mirage jets based in Niger conducted an airstrike Wednesday against terrorist targets in northern Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso: Vehicles burned following last night's attack against the gendarmerie/Inata Gold Mine, Soum Province1 month ago
Burkina Faso: Vehicles burned following last night's attack against the gendarmerie/Inata Gold Mine, Soum Province
Mali : alQaeda issues a video showing the Timbuktu airport assault, and attackers disguised as peacekeepers.1 month ago
Mali : alQaeda issues a video showing the Timbuktu airport assault, and attackers disguised as peacekeepers.
French Army K9 at work in Mali Barkhane UXO EOD clearance1 month ago
French Army K9 at work in Mali Barkhane UXO EOD clearance
Mali: Attack on the village of Amalawlaw, about 22 km north of Inates1 month ago
Mali: Attack on the village of Amalawlaw, about 22 km north of Inates
Barkhane French military conducted an airborne operation in the Ménaka area.1 month ago
#Barkhane French military conducted an airborne operation in the Ménaka area.
Burkina Faso: 6 soldiers reported dead following IED attack targeting army logistics convoy this morning in the area of Baraboulé, Soum Province1 month ago
Burkina Faso: 6 soldiers reported dead following IED attack targeting army logistics convoy this morning in the area of Baraboulé, Soum Province
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