Baga Battle: 25 Nigerian Soldiers, 47 ISWAP Militants Killed

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13 October 2019
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Baga Battle: 25 Nigerian Soldiers, 47 ISWAP Militants Killed
2 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"
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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 ammo2 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
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Boko Haram militants target civilians on their way to a funeral in northeast Nigeria, killing at least 65 people - Reuters
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Boko Haram kills 23 mourners after Nigeria funeral
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14 killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso: security sources
Police kill armed robber in Kano
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Boko Haram militants raid IDPs camp in Borno, kill two
[email protected]: "Today President Trump signed an executive order to address the deteriorating security situation in Mali. The President's executive order will freeze assets and suspend travel for individuals or entities that seek to undermine the peace, security or stability of Mali"
2 month ago
ISIS in West Africa claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of aid workers in northeastern Nigeria
NGO Action Against Hunger confirms 6 staff kidnapped in Nigeria
Five Estonian Defence Forces members injured in Mali terrorist attack
Explosion of a car bomb at a French military base in the Gao region, Mali
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UK to send a long-range reconnaissance task group (250 troops) to Mali for peacekeeping mission (@UN_MINUSMA) early next year.
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Six Nigerian soldiers killed in Borno state ambush
US going after alQaida branch in Mali, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), and JNIM official Bah Ag Moussa "As a leader within JNIM, Bah Ag Moussa directly contributes to the violence and instability fueled by al-Qa'ida's terrorism" per @USTreasury's Sigal Mandelker
New counter-terrorism designations by @USTreasury target national of Mali and Morocco.
French SOF and Niger Army conducting long range patrol with technicals and VBL vehicles in Liptako region.3 month ago
French SOF and Niger Army conducting long range patrol with technicals and VBL vehicles in Liptako region.
3 month ago
Natiaboani in Burkina Faso: Seven assailants and two soldiers killed, and other soldiers wounded, combing ops ongoing
Burkina Faso: Army position attacked this morning in Natiaboani, Gourma Province (Est Region), three assailants killed and ten soldiers wounded, according to a provisional toll3 month ago
Burkina Faso: Army position attacked this morning in Natiaboani, Gourma Province (Est Region), three assailants killed and ten soldiers wounded, according to a provisional toll
Parliament closes in Niger after shooting outside
Niger: two IS suicide bombers attacked the base in Inates3 month ago
Niger: two IS suicide bombers attacked the base in Inates
3 month ago
18 people were killed and four missing as a result of an attack on Niger army camp near the border with Mali
Burkina Faso: Armored vehicle of the army struck by an IED near Béléhédé, Soum, one soldier killed and four wounded3 month ago
Burkina Faso: Armored vehicle of the army struck by an IED near Béléhédé, Soum, one soldier killed and four wounded
3 month ago
An attack on suspected militants of the extremist Boko Haram group kills at least 20 civilians in northern Nigeria
Russian and Malian defence ministers have signed an agreement on military cooperation at the Army2019 International Military and Technical Forum
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