Gen. Stephen Townsend, Commander, @USAfricaCommand, visited Mali Monday & met with Mali's leaders & leaders of the G5 Sahel Joint Task Force

Map. History of Sahel conflict

18 February 2020
5 month ago
Boko Haram suicide bomb and gun attack at Maiduguri university military camp
Gen. Stephen Townsend, Commander, @USAfricaCommand, visited Mali Monday & met with Mali's leaders & leaders of the G5 Sahel Joint Task Force
Nigeria ISIS claims shelling Nigerian Army positions near Chad Lake yesterday5 month ago
Nigeria ISIS claims shelling Nigerian Army positions near Chad Lake yesterday
Mali:AQ/JNIM claims killing 6 soldiers of Sahel G5 Coalition near Djougani on Burkina Faso border5 month ago
Mali:AQ/JNIM claims killing 6 soldiers of Sahel G5 Coalition near Djougani on Burkina Faso border
5 month ago
Timbuktu: Around 9:00 am, this 11/09/2019, ambush against convoy FAMa near Dibla, on the axis Goundam - Timbuktu
Algeria- cache containing 19 "100mm shells" discovered by ANP in Tamanrasset, along Mali-Niger borders
Sec. Esper gave AFRICOM's Gen. Townsend 90 days to assess the next drawdown of ~300 US troops from Africa per pool producer @Elizabeth_McLau
Mali: Death toll is revised upwards with 20 dead and several wounded, including serious cases in the explosion of a road mine at Dallah, between Douentza and Boni, in the region of Mopti
Eight bus passengers killed by road mine in central Mali: police
Chad shuts down borders with Libya, Sudan and the Central African Republic
5 month ago
Yesterday evening ISWAP overran Gubio and Magumeri without any opposition, as the Nigerian Army withdrew some time ago.
6 month ago
Vaccinations: Nigeria becomes polio-free
Mali Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal MuslimeenJNIM claims destroying a vehicle of MINUSMA with an IED in Kidal yesterday6 month ago
Mali Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal MuslimeenJNIM claims destroying a vehicle of MINUSMA with an IED in Kidal yesterday
Attack against the detachment of Koutougou: the balance could rise to more than twenty dead. According to a military source, a hundred armed men on a motorcycle and equipped with heavy weapons would have led the assault6 month ago
Attack against the detachment of Koutougou: the balance could rise to more than twenty dead. According to a military source, "a hundred armed men" on a motorcycle and equipped with heavy weapons would have led the assault
6 month ago
At least 12 soldiers die in a terrorist attack in northern Burkina Faso
Chadian IDs found in Murzuq Southern West Libya6 month ago
Chadian IDs found in Murzuq Southern West Libya
The President of Chad arrives in Khartoum to attend the signing ceremony of the political agreement and the constitutional document between the junta and the forces of freedom and change
Chad: ISIS claims killing a Chadian soldier and injuring an other in Maalim Fatuuri near Chad lake yesterday6 month ago
Chad: ISIS claims killing a Chadian soldier and injuring an other in Maalim Fatuuri near Chad lake yesterday
6 month ago
Baga Battle: 25 Nigerian Soldiers, 47 ISWAP Militants Killed
6 month ago
Violent clashes between a regional force and IS fighters in Baga near Lake Chad killed 25 and at least 40 jihadists killed, two military sources and a militia leader said
[email protected] counter terrorism coordinator Amb. Sales: "In Africa, ISIS-linked groups are on the rise. ISIS branches and networks span the African continent from east to west and north to south, they've increased the lethality of their attacks, they've expanded into new areas"
6 month ago
ISIS claims deadly attack that killed 40 soldiers in Nigeria
Oyo: Lafia hospital workers rescued, 41 suspects nabbed
Algeria- large scale (and interesting) weapons cache discovered in Adrar (Mali border) including: - 1 PK - 2 RPDs -1 AK  - 1 MAT-49 (.) - 50 82mm mortar shells (standardized-improvised) - 14 improvised 120mm rocket launchers (varying lengths)  - Assorted ammo6 month ago
Algeria- large scale (and interesting) weapons cache discovered in Adrar (Mali border) including: - 1 PK - 2 RPDs -1 AK - 1 MAT-49 (.) - 50 "82mm mortar shells" (standardized-improvised) - 14 improvised 120mm rocket launchers (varying lengths) - Assorted ammo
Nigeria has banned Iranian proxy Shi'ite group Islamic Movement of Nigeria
6 month ago
Boko Haram militants target civilians on their way to a funeral in northeast Nigeria, killing at least 65 people - Reuters
6 month ago
Boko Haram kills 23 mourners after Nigeria funeral
6 month ago
14 killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso: security sources
Police kill armed robber in Kano
6 month ago
Boko Haram militants raid IDPs camp in Borno, kill two
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