Body of a 'white man' marked with bullet wounds found in Burkina Faso's jihadist-hit north, a security source tells @AFP

Map. History of Sahel conflict

18 August 2019
7 month ago
Kirk Woodman, a Canadian man abducted in Burkina Faso has been found dead.
Body of a 'white man' marked with bullet wounds found in Burkina Faso's jihadist-hit north, a security source tells @AFP
7 month ago
Burkina Faso: Canadian National identified as Kirk Woodman kidnapped following attack on the mining site of Tiabongou, Yagha Province, on the borders with Niger last night by suspected JNIM or ISGS militants. Sahel
BurkinaFaso: Aftermath of last night's attack against the border police station in Yendéré, Comoé Province7 month ago
BurkinaFaso: Aftermath of last night's attack against the border police station in Yendéré, Comoé Province
Italian PM Conte in Niger. Today he'll have a meeting with  President Mahamadou Issoufou and PM Brigi Rafini. On the table bilateral relations, economic ties, CT and immigration. Later he will also visit Italian troops and the UN contingent.7 month ago
Italian PM Conte in Niger. Today he'll have a meeting with President Mahamadou Issoufou and PM Brigi Rafini. On the table bilateral relations, economic ties, CT and immigration. Later he will also visit Italian troops and the UN contingent.
7 month ago
Libyan army spokesman: Army operations in the south aimed to address organized crime gangs
Libyan army spokesman: Army begins liberation of south-west areas
Libyan army spokesman: The aim of the operations of the Libyan army in the south to protect citizens from terrorism
Burkina Faso: Unknown gunmen attacked the border police station last night in Yendéré, Comoé Province, Cascades Region, on the border with IvoryCoast (some local sources describe the attackers as jihadists), a civilian was wounded, and a vehicle and a motorbike set ablaze7 month ago
Burkina Faso: Unknown gunmen attacked the border police station last night in Yendéré, Comoé Province, Cascades Region, on the border with IvoryCoast (some local sources describe the attackers as jihadists), a civilian was wounded, and a vehicle and a motorbike set ablaze
Burkina Explosion reported in Ouagadougou's 9th arrondissement. The explosion reportedly destroyed several buildings, including homes for expatriates. Unconfirmed reports of unspecified casualties. No confirmation on the cause of the explosion atm.
7 month ago
Burkina: 12 dead in Gasseliki (Ministry of Security)
Mali: The first pic of Katiba Serma (JNIM) commander Farouk arrested amidst joint Barkhane/FAMa operation in the Sèrma area, south of Boni (Douentza), Mopti Region
ISIS - ISWA used 100 fighters to storm Nigerian army barracks in Baga, killing up and wounding up to 20 troops, seizing 3 light tanks, 4 artillery pieces, 2 MRLS, and loads of weapons and ammo.7 month ago
ISIS - ISWA used 100 fighters to storm Nigerian army barracks in Baga, killing up and wounding up to 20 troops, seizing 3 light tanks, 4 artillery pieces, 2 MRLS, and loads of weapons and ammo.
7 month ago
More than 30,000 flee Boko Haram violence in northeast Nigeria: UN
7 month ago
Boko Haram fighters currently burning down houses in Ajilari, at the outskirts of Maiduguri, not far from Gomari. Burning of houses or a whole community is a signature attack of Shekau's faction. Important to note that Ajilari is in Maiduguri.
Mali: anti-terrorist operation against Boni, in the circle of Douentza
Niger: Unknown gunmen attacked two truck drivers near Makalondi (Torodi), Tillabery Region, stripped them of their belongings (cash and cell phones), whipped them for passing through the assailants' area, and torched their trucks (photos shows one from different angles)7 month ago
Niger: Unknown gunmen attacked two truck drivers near Makalondi (Torodi), Tillabery Region, stripped them of their belongings (cash and cell phones), whipped them for passing through the "assailants' area", and torched their trucks (photos shows one from different angles)
7 month ago
Burkina Faso: Attack against the gendarmerie in Dan, Houet Province, on the axis Bobo-Dioulasso - Diébougou, no further details
7 month ago
Death toll from Monday's militant attack on central Burkina Faso village rises to 46 civilians, up from previous toll of six civilians - government spokesman
French Mirage jets, Tiger helicopters and a Reaper drone carried out a series of airstrikes Dec. 27 targeting militants near the town of Tongo Tongo, Niger, the site of the Oct. 2017 ambush that killed 4 US soldiers. The joint French-Nigerien operation killed 15 "militants"
Geolocation of ISWA footage rumoured to be either in town of Baga or north of Baga in Nigeria. Footage taken 4.5km SW of Baga in military compound. Main building seen in footage is located here7 month ago
Geolocation of ISWA footage rumoured to be either in town of Baga or north of Baga in Nigeria. Footage taken 4.5km SW of Baga in military compound. Main building seen in footage is located here
(Video) Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) showing Fighters Roaming Freely in Control Naval Outpost Lake Chad in Baga, Borno State, Nigeria - 30 December 20187 month ago
(Video) Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) showing Fighters Roaming Freely in Control Naval Outpost Lake Chad in Baga, Borno State, Nigeria - 30 December 2018
Joint France-Niger air and ground operation near Tongo Tongo kills 15 suspected terrorists
7 month ago
Gunmen kill five villagers in central Nigeria's Plateau state. The incident happened late Wednesday in Rawuru village in the Barkin Ladi district of the state, an area beset with clashes between local farmers and nomadic Fulani herdsmen.
BurkinaFaso-: Death toll following the dual-ambush in the area of Toéni, Sourou Province, elevated to 10 dead and 3 wounded (official);
Burkina: On Thursday, at least 6 soldiers died in an ambush in Toeni locality located about fifty km north of Tougan in Boucle du Mouhoun area7 month ago
Burkina: On Thursday, at least 6 soldiers died in an ambush in Toeni locality located about fifty km north of Tougan in Boucle du Mouhoun area
7 month ago
Nigeria: Nigerian army says 14 personnel killed in BokoHaram or ISWAP ambush against security forces during escort duty outside Damaturu in Yobe state.
Chadian rebels attack base of the 10th Infantry (LNA) in Taragin, South of Sebha.   Reports of casualties.7 month ago
Chadian rebels attack base of the 10th Infantry (LNA) in Taragin, South of Sebha. Reports of casualties.
Burkina Faso: The police station in Solhan, Yagha Province attacked tonight, same police station was attacked and destroyed a month ago7 month ago
Burkina Faso: The police station in Solhan, Yagha Province attacked tonight, same police station was attacked and destroyed a month ago
Algeria- weapons cache containing 15 S-5 rockets, 20 grenades and an AK discovered in Bordj Badji Mokhtar, along the border with Mali
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