Algeria. ANP discovers weapons cache in Tamanrasset (Mali-Niger borders) consisting of a 9K32 Strela-2/SA-7 Grail MANPADS and 6 BM-21 rockets

Map. History of Sahel conflict

14 October 2019
Algeria. ANP discovers weapons cache in Tamanrasset (Mali-Niger borders) consisting of a 9K32 Strela-2/SA-7 Grail MANPADS and 6 BM-21 rockets
State Dept. announces $5 million bounty for the killers of 4 U.S. Army soldiers two years to the day after they were killed in Niger. U.S. also offering reward for ISIS-affiliate leader accused of ordering the ambush, Abu Walid
Mali government says 25 soldiers killed in two recent attacks on army camps by suspected militants – Reuters
Nigeria: ISWAP claimed through IS al-Amaq media arm responsibility for a complex attack yesterday against Nigerian base at Boni, Yobe state followed by IED explosions between Boni and Bouriti. Claimed 17 soldiers killed and 7 vehicles destroyed2 week ago
Nigeria: ISWAP claimed through IS al-Amaq media arm responsibility for a complex attack yesterday against Nigerian base at Boni, Yobe state followed by IED explosions between Boni and Bouriti. Claimed 17 soldiers killed and 7 vehicles destroyed
2 week ago
Eight killed in two new attacks in northern Burkina Faso: security sources
2 week ago
Eight civilians killed in attack in northern Burkina Faso – AFP citing security sources
Amaq Agency has released a short, 21-second video from the ambush between Gubio and Magumeri. The clip only features dead Nigerian soldiers (and doesn't show any fighting)2 week ago
Amaq Agency has released a short, 21-second video from the ambush between Gubio and Magumeri. The clip only features dead Nigerian soldiers (and doesn't show any fighting)
Authorities in Chad announce the death toll in the collapse of a gold mine at about 30
2 week ago
Charity Action Against Hunger says one of six hostages has been killed. The Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP, took them hostage in July. Action Against Hunger urgently calls for the release of the hostages
Primary school pupils call for climate action. #FridaysForFuture ClimateStrike in Abuja, Nigeria.
Gen. Townsend also visited Niger Sept. 18-19 where he met with President Issoufou, senior Nigerien military officers & deployed U.S. troops
3 week ago
Gen. Townsend, the commander of @USAfricaCommand, visited Burkina Faso Tuesday & met with President Kaboré & several other Burkinabe leaders
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 yesterday3 week 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 border1 month ago
Mali:AQ/JNIM claims killing 6 soldiers of Sahel G5 Coalition near Djougani on Burkina Faso border
1 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
1 month ago
Yesterday evening ISWAP overran Gubio and Magumeri without any opposition, as the Nigerian Army withdrew some time ago.
1 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 yesterday1 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 assault1 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
1 month ago
At least 12 soldiers die in a terrorist attack in northern Burkina Faso
Chadian IDs found in Murzuq Southern West Libya1 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 yesterday2 month ago
Chad: ISIS claims killing a Chadian soldier and injuring an other in Maalim Fatuuri near Chad lake yesterday
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