An estimated 30,000 people fearing the return of Boko Haram fled Nigeria's Rann into Cameroon over the weekend - UNHCR spokesman

Map. History of Sahel conflict

20 March 2019
1 month ago
Troops kill 21 bandits, capture 17, rescues 89 in Zamfara, Katsina
1 month ago
Mali: Guinea announced its intention to double the country's MINUSMA contingent by sending a second battalion
1 month ago
An estimated 30,000 people fearing the return of Boko Haram fled Nigeria's Rann into Cameroon over the weekend - UNHCR spokesman
French commandos at the Mali/Niger frontier with Niger armed forces
Gao: Tarkint's FAMa camp (Bourem) was attacked today, 29/01/2019 at around 6am.
1 month ago
Burkina Faso: Four soldiers killed near the Malian border
Burkina Faso: EMGA statement on this morning's attack in Nassoumbou, Soum confirms 4 soldiers killed and 5 wounded1 month ago
Burkina Faso: EMGA statement on this morning's attack in Nassoumbou, Soum confirms 4 soldiers killed and 5 wounded
1 month ago
Security source: 10 killed in terrorist attack in northern Burkina Faso
Algeria- another weapons cache discovered in Tamanrasset (along border with Mali-Niger) with some things you don't see every day: BM-21 Grad rockets (looks like just motor, no warhead, 5th time this month~) a KPVT HMG, 82mm mortar with 8 shells, 6 grenades and some ammo
Chad Republic has kept social media shut for 300 days and counting
Niger: Unknown gunmen attacked the police station in Tilakeina, north of Tillabery on the road toward Ayorou, exchanges of gunfire reported, no further details as of yet1 month ago
Niger: Unknown gunmen attacked the police station in Tilakeina, north of Tillabery on the road toward Ayorou, exchanges of gunfire reported, no further details as of yet
1 month ago
Armed militias kill and burn Houses in Nasarawa State
Two peacekeepers were killed in Mali this morning when their vehicle hit a mine near Douentza in the Mopti region, the UN mission has just said in a statement. No nationalities were given. (The statement appears in French only at the moment on the MINUSMA site.)
1 month ago
United Nations: Two peacekeepers killed and others injured in a mine explosion in Mali
1 month ago
ISWAP stormed Geidam in a convoy of approximately 15 trucks on Thursday at 5:30pm and left the town today, Friday at about 3pm. They stopped in Goggo petrol station and refuelled their vehicles, including the ones seized without paying for the fuel. They moved towards Damasak.
1 month ago
Zamfara: Soldiers kill many suspected militants, rescue kidnapped victims
Cherif Sy is appointed Minister of Defense of Burkina Faso
Niger: DeDiffa Region On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, armed individuals abducted a 60-year-old man in the village of N'Guarwa, some 3 km south of Garin Dogo in Gueskerou.
Working trip to Maghreb: Rossiya Special Flight Squadron Ilyushin Il96-300 is flying from Moscow Vnukovo to Algiers Houari Boumediene with Russian Foreign Minister aboard. Sergey Lavrov will visit Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia to discuss problems existing in Sahara-Sahel.1 month ago
Working trip to Maghreb: Rossiya Special Flight Squadron Ilyushin Il96-300 is flying from Moscow Vnukovo to Algiers Houari Boumediene with Russian Foreign Minister aboard. Sergey Lavrov will visit Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia to discuss problems existing in Sahara-Sahel.
Algeria- AQIM release the speech by Abu Ubayda Yousuf al-Annabi, head of Council of Dignitaries1 month ago
Algeria- AQIM release the speech by Abu Ubayda Yousuf al-Annabi, head of "Council of Dignitaries"
French military aircraft carried out airstrikes January 10 in Mali, killing an estimated 15 militants
2 month ago
The Libyan army announced the killing of an al-Qaeda leader in an operation in the southern region of Sabha
A Tunisian C130j Super Hercules and a unit of 75 soldiers and officers from the Tunisian Air Force left today to Mali in a peacekeeping mission. a regiment of special forces and a comapny of Military Police are expected to be deployed soon as well.
[email protected] Acting on intelligence gathered, FrAF Mirage 2000s and an Atlantic 2 supported by a MQ-9 Reaper, conducted an airstrike on January 10 in which about 15 militants were 'neutralized' in Dialoubé region Mali. Barkhane
2 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
2 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 Province2 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.2 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.
2 month ago
Libyan army spokesman: Army operations in the south aimed to address organized crime gangs
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