New State Department terrorism report: Terrorist attacks in West Africa "increased 250 percent since 2018." More than 5,000 French troops play "a crucial role" in the region, report says

9 May 2021
New State Department terrorism report: Terrorist attacks in West Africa "increased 250 percent since 2018." More than 5,000 French troops play "a crucial role" in the region, report says
10 month ago
Nigeria: NAF Deploys Five Helicopters to Katsina to Fight Insecurity
Turkish Ministry of Defense: "Our plane carrying medical aid materials to be used in combating Covid-19 landed in Chad."
ISWAP released footage from their raid on the town of Monguno in NE Nigeria's Borno province on JUne 13th, featuring clashes and destroyed NA armoured vehicles. It also showed the up-armoured SVBIED that was captured by NA - h/t @CalibreObscura10 month ago
ISWAP released footage from their raid on the town of Monguno in NE Nigeria's Borno province on JUne 13th, featuring clashes and destroyed NA armoured vehicles. It also showed the up-armoured SVBIED that was captured by NA - h/t @CalibreObscura
SAHEL - French MoD released footage of the killing of AQMI leader Abdel Wadoud Droukdel in northern Mali
11 month ago
About 10 people were killed in an attack in Ivory Coast on the border with Burkina Faso
Haftar LNA associated Dassault Falcon 900 P4RMA is returning to Libya from Caracas Simón Bolívar Maiquetía Venezuela  Conakry Gbessia, flying thru Niger & over Sahara. The plane might have gone to Al Jufra AFB, 9 kilometres northeast of the desert city of Hun11 month ago
Haftar LNA associated Dassault Falcon 900 P4RMA is returning to Libya from Caracas Simón Bolívar Maiquetía Venezuela Conakry Gbessia, flying thru Niger & over Sahara. The plane might have gone to Al Jufra AFB, 9 kilometres northeast of the desert city of Hun
11 month ago
France-led op to kill alQaida in the Islamic Maghreb emir Abdelmalek Droukdel killed "the most senior-most decision-maker of AQIM and the likely architect of the Sahel-based jihadist movement" per updated @USAfricaCommand assessment
Leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb killed in Mali by French forces (France defence minister)
11 month ago
French Defense Minister: French forces kill al-Qaeda leader in the Islamic Maghreb, Abdel-Malik Droukdel, in northern Mali
Cameroon: IS claims attack against Cameroonian army. 8 dead, post destroyed, equipment taken on border with Nigeria11 month ago
Cameroon: IS claims attack against Cameroonian army. 8 dead, post destroyed, equipment taken on border with Nigeria
IS-West Africa militants claimed an ambush yesterday on the road between Mafa and Agiri, Borno state, saying a Nigerian army vehicle was destroyed and 5 soldiers killed11 month ago
IS-West Africa militants claimed an ambush yesterday on the road between Mafa and Agiri, Borno state, saying a Nigerian army vehicle was destroyed and 5 soldiers killed
Chad: IS claims attack on military post in Lake Chad region11 month ago
Chad: IS claims attack on military post in Lake Chad region
IS-West Africa militants claimed to have destroyed a Nigerian army barracks and killed 2 soldiers in an attack in Gajibo, Borno state11 month ago
IS-West Africa militants claimed to have destroyed a Nigerian army barracks and killed 2 soldiers in an attack in Gajibo, Borno state
11 month ago
12 soldiers killed in a Boko Haram attack on military base near Diffa in Niger. At least 10 other soldiers were also wounded in the attack and seven BokoHaram jihadists were killed. BH has been extremely active during this Ramadan holiday
And here's the claim for the attack in Dapchi - according to ISWAP, several policemen and CJTF members were killed and wounded, they also say they burned 3 vehicles, local police HQ and government buildings11 month ago
And here's the claim for the attack in Dapchi - according to ISWAP, several policemen and CJTF members were killed and wounded, they also say they burned 3 vehicles, local police HQ and government buildings
11 month ago
Extremists kill 20 people in northeastern Nigeria during an attack
Nigeria detains British plane, "broke the coronavirus restrictions"
Four construction workers kidnapped in Niger state, Nigeria, 13 May. The men, all staff of Tractia Construction Coy, were abducted from a site at Erena town, Shiroro LGA, by about 60 armed bandits on motorcycles. Many residents flee to IDP camp in nearby Zumba town11 month ago
Four construction workers kidnapped in Niger state, Nigeria, 13 May. The men, all staff of Tractia Construction Coy, were abducted from a site at Erena town, Shiroro LGA, by about 60 armed bandits on motorcycles. Many residents flee to IDP camp in nearby Zumba town
ISWAP claimed the killing and the wounding of at least 17 Nigerian soldiers in an attack of its militants in Borno, Nigeria11 month ago
ISWAP claimed the killing and the wounding of at least 17 Nigerian soldiers in an attack of its militants in Borno, Nigeria
12 month ago
Eight Burkina soldiers killed in militant attack
Received video from Kayes in Mali where protests have kicked off after a police officer shot dead an 18 year old- at least 3 civilians (likely to be more) have been killed since.  Govt have announced that a crisis meeting re: situation is underway12 month ago
Received video from Kayes in Mali where protests have kicked off after a police officer shot dead an 18 year old- at least 3 civilians (likely to be more) have been killed since. Govt have announced that a crisis meeting re: situation is underway
ISWAP claimed two more attacks yesterday: 1. Burning of two churches in Geldi/Galdi 2. An ambush between Damboa and Maiduguri, several soldiers claimed killed and wounded, 4 vehicles captured1 year ago
ISWAP claimed two more attacks yesterday: 1. Burning of two churches in "Geldi/Galdi" 2. An ambush between Damboa and Maiduguri, several soldiers claimed killed and wounded, 4 vehicles captured
Sahel: ISGS (ISWAP) claimed to have targeted Algerian army barracks on 3 May in Tinzaouatene area (Mali border) with  Grad rockets [no corroborating reports available, if true probably fighters linked to Katiba Salaheddine]1 year ago
Sahel: ISGS (ISWAP) claimed to have targeted Algerian army barracks on 3 May in Tinzaouatene area (Mali border) with Grad rockets [no corroborating reports available, if true probably fighters linked to Katiba Salaheddine]
US Special Operation Command C146A Wolfhound MAGMA50 departed Niamey Niger
Mali: Images of arms, ammunition, and other equipment seized by JNIM following Tuesday's attack against gendarmerie post of Mandoli, Bandiagara cercle, Mopti region. 4 gendarmes injured and post set on fire as well. Sahel1 year ago
Mali: Images of arms, ammunition, and other equipment seized by JNIM following Tuesday's attack against gendarmerie post of Mandoli, Bandiagara cercle, Mopti region. 4 gendarmes injured and post set on fire as well. Sahel
1 year ago
ISIS has for the first time revealed it was engaged in fierce clashes with al-Qaeda militants in the Sahel region (Mali and Burkina Faso), confirming mainstream reports that the two rivals have been fighting
1 year ago
New Boko Haram Video Appears to Show Shooting Down of Military Helicopter and Beheading of Chadian Soldiers
1 year ago
US military loses a drone in northern Niger
Recent ISIS WA captures from a Nigerien army base in Diffa, Niger. 7 vehicles were claimed, which is hard to verify but video may be correct.  Note there appeared to be little resistance.1 year ago
Recent ISIS WA captures from a Nigerien army base in Diffa, Niger. 7 vehicles were claimed, which is hard to verify but video may be correct. Note there appeared to be little resistance.
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