Libya- LNA reportedly captured the al-Wigh Airbase, constituting its biggest advance into the southwest (only 140km~ from the borders with Chad and Niger, 260~ from Algeria) and a significant strategic achievement in the southern campaign

Map. History of Sahel conflict

14 October 2019
Niger-: Nigerien army vehicle struck by an IED in the area of Titahoune, axis In-Ates - Ayorou, Tillabery Region, four soldiers wounded including two severely and two lightly (first reported IED attack targeting FAN in this specific area)8 month ago
Niger-: Nigerien army vehicle struck by an IED in the area of Titahoune, axis In-Ates - Ayorou, Tillabery Region, four soldiers wounded including two severely and two lightly (first reported IED attack targeting FAN in this specific area)
Sahel: number of IDPs in Mali has tripled in 1 year. Major factor is growing insecurity on the border with BurkinaFaso and Niger. Half of IDPs are in Mopti region while third left their homes between September and December 2018.
Burkina Faso: A very brief EMGA statement on the events in Kompienbiga8 month ago
Burkina Faso: A very brief EMGA statement on the events in Kompienbiga
Libya- LNA reportedly captured the al-Wigh Airbase, constituting its biggest advance into the southwest (only 140km~ from the borders with Chad and Niger, 260~ from Algeria) and a significant strategic achievement in the southern campaign8 month ago
Libya- LNA reportedly captured the al-Wigh Airbase, constituting its biggest advance into the southwest (only 140km~ from the borders with Chad and Niger, 260~ from Algeria) and a significant strategic achievement in the southern campaign
Burkina Faso: Official handover-takeover ceremony this morning at the Place de la Nation in Ouagadougou, Brigadier General Oumarou Sadou handed over his Chief of Staff responsibilities to Brigadier General Moise Miningou
8 month ago
Two Mali soldiers killed in complex attack in Tarkint, Gao region
Boko Haram attack leaves four dead in Niger
8 month ago
Troops of Operation Sharan Daji have killed 21 militants, captured 17 and rescued 89 persons taken hostage by the hoodlums in Zamfara and Katsina states.
8 month ago
Troops kill 21 bandits, capture 17, rescues 89 in Zamfara, Katsina
8 month ago
Mali: Guinea announced its intention to double the country's MINUSMA contingent by sending a second battalion
8 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.
8 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 wounded8 month ago
Burkina Faso: EMGA statement on this morning's attack in Nassoumbou, Soum confirms 4 soldiers killed and 5 wounded
8 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 yet8 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
8 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.)
8 month ago
United Nations: Two peacekeepers killed and others injured in a mine explosion in Mali
8 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.
8 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.8 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 Dignitaries8 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
8 month ago
The Libyan army announced the killing of an al-Qaeda leader in an operation in the southern region of Sabha
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