Macron: We will strengthen our military operations to strike Al Qaeda and its annexes on the African coast

Map. History of Sahel conflict

27 February 2021
Police repel armed robbery attack in Abuja
ISWAP also claims to have destroyed a Nigerian army vehicle by an IED on the road from Bosso to Mallam Fatori and killed/wounded the soldiers on board. According to the statement, this incident took place on Monday1 week ago
ISWAP also claims to have destroyed a Nigerian army vehicle by an IED on the road from Bosso to Mallam Fatori and killed/wounded the soldiers on board. According to the statement, this incident took place on Monday
ISWAP already claimed the attack, said 10 soldiers were killed and 3 vehicles, weapons and ammo were captured while 2 tanks, an SUV and the local military base were burned. Photo and/or video releases are expected1 week ago
ISWAP already claimed the attack, said 10 soldiers were killed and 3 vehicles, weapons and ammo were captured while 2 tanks, an SUV and the local military base were burned. Photo and/or video releases are expected
1 week ago
"Several Nigerian Army soldiers have been killed in a fierce battle with Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters in New Marte. [.] [T]he area's situation was still fluid while its military base was dislodged
1 week ago
Apparently, Bakura faction fighters (under Shekau's JAS) clashed with "Boko Haram" (ISWAP) near the village of Korongol (northeast of Diffa, 30 fighters were killed )
On Sunday night, an SUV was stolen by ISWAP fighters in Chetimari. On Monday this attack was also claimed by the group
Yesterday evening ISWAP claimed 3 more attacks. 2 of them are from the main area of claims currently - Kafa-Gorigi (Sunday) and Goniri-Gorigi (Monday). Both IED attacks, several soldiers are claimed killed and wounded in both, an APC destroyed in the first, an SUV in the second1 week ago
Yesterday evening ISWAP claimed 3 more attacks. 2 of them are from the main area of claims currently - Kafa-Gorigi (Sunday) and Goniri-Gorigi (Monday). Both IED attacks, several soldiers are claimed killed and wounded in both, an APC destroyed in the first, an SUV in the second
1 week ago
German Foreign Minister: Military participation in the Sahel is still necessary
Macron: Any large withdrawal of French forces from the Sahel would be wrong
Macron: We will strengthen our military operations to strike Al Qaeda and its annexes on the African coast
Macron: France's military presence in the Sahel came at the request of the countries of the region
1 week ago
Chadian President Idriss Deby says deploying 1,200 soldiers to Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso border zone
IS-West Africa militants claim today to have infiltrated Chetimari in Niger's Diffa region and captured an army four-wheel-drive vehicle:
1 week ago
On 9/02 (Tuesday), 2 JAS commanders (Abul-Bas and Ibn Habib) were killed in the Vuria-Guja area (Vuria is here: Guja is just south of it). It looks increasingly likely that JAS is in process of relocating from Sambisa
1 week ago
81 JAS fighters reportedly killed, "many villages" ("including Garin Bello, Kwoche, Lawanti, Alfa Bula Hassan and Alfa Cross among others") cleared in Sambisa Forest. 1 soldier also died while 4 others were wounded
ISWAP also claimed two attacks in Alagarno Forest/Timbuktu Triangle, both taking place on Friday: 1. 2 APC destroyed by 2 IEDs, several killed/wounded between Kafa and Gorigi. 2. 5 soldiers killed, several wounded, a tank burned, 4 SUV, weapons and ammunition captured in Gorigi1 week ago
ISWAP also claimed two attacks in Alagarno Forest/Timbuktu Triangle, both taking place on Friday: 1. 2 APC destroyed by 2 IEDs, several killed/wounded between Kafa and Gorigi. 2. 5 soldiers killed, several wounded, a tank burned, 4 SUV, weapons and ammunition captured in Gorigi
4 people were killed on Friday in an attack in Gur (Biu LGA,  5 vehicles were to be taken while some houses were burned. On Sunday ISWAP claimed the attack, said the killed were CJTF members and the vehicles (4, not 5) were also burned1 week ago
4 people were killed on Friday in an attack in Gur (Biu LGA, 5 vehicles were to be taken while some houses were burned. On Sunday ISWAP claimed the attack, said the killed were CJTF members and the vehicles (4, not 5) were also burned
1 week ago
ISIS has claimed responsibility for attacking a militia allied with the Nigerian army in the village of Gora in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State, allegedly killing 4
1 week ago
ISIS has claimed responsibility for detonating two IEDs targeting Nigerian army forces between the villages of Kafa and Gorgi in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, allegedly destroying 2 armored vehicles
France and the Sahel countries will hold a meeting to discuss the escalation of tension in the region, while Paris plans to involve forces from the European Union countries in the ongoing battles on the ground, with the exacerbation of their losses and the increasing internal pressure on them because of their military commitment there without achieving the desired results
UN chief says 'complex attack' against blue helmets in Mali may constitute war crime
Algeria FM meets with high ranking military officials from Mali to enhance security cooperation between both, it is not ruled out for Algeria to send it's Military in Mali thanks to the new constitution adopted after a Referundum held on November 1st2 week ago
Algeria FM meets with high ranking military officials from Mali to enhance security cooperation between both, it is not ruled out for Algeria to send it's Military in Mali thanks to the new constitution adopted after a Referundum held on November 1st
ISIS has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Nigerian army checkpoint in the town of Geidam in Nigeria's Yobe State, allegedly killing 4 and capturing 3 others
2 week ago
ISIS has claimed responsibility for clashes with Nigerian army forces in an area between the towns of Mainok and Jakana in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State, allegedly inflicting 7 casualties
2 week ago
The Swiss authorities recognize the death of hostage Béatrice Stöckli in Mali, information released in October and confirmed by JNIM in November
2 week ago
Amaq released the video showing the clashes in the Goniri-Gorigi area on Friday. It shows almost exactly the same footage as the photos released recently by ISWAP
ISWAP also claimed an attack between Mainok and Jakana, saying 7 soldiers were killed and wounded, 2 SUVs were destroyed, 1 was captured (along with weapons and ammo). Not sure if this is the attack targeting the team repairing the power tower in that area, no date is given2 week ago
ISWAP also claimed an attack between Mainok and Jakana, saying 7 soldiers were killed and wounded, 2 SUVs were destroyed, 1 was captured (along with weapons and ammo). Not sure if this is the attack targeting the team repairing the power tower in that area, no date is given
2 week ago
Mali: Twenty United Nations peacekeepers were injured, several seriously, in central Mali on Wednesday when their base came under fire, said a spokesperson for the United Nations mission
2 week ago
Mali: A MINUSMA convoy was attacked early this morning in the Douentza circle, between Dallah and Boni. Early reports indicate that at least 20 Togolese peacekeepers were injured, some seriously
2 week ago
ISIS has claimed responsibility for an IED attack targeting a Nigerian army foot patrol between the towns of Goniri and Gorgi in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State
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