French Air Force A330-243MRTT HLDAY54 departed N'Djamena Chad

Map. History of Sahel conflict

15 April 2021
[Barkhane] Swedish Black Hawks join Task Force Takuba. Maneuver and assault helicopters, they will accompany the European soldiers and the @FAMa_DIRPA as closely as possible in the fight against armed terrorist groups
French Air Force A330-243MRTT HLDAY54 departed N'Djamena Chad
An apparent coup attempt in Niger. Heavy gunfire was heard near Niger's presidency in Niamey in early am, two days ahead of the swearing-in of president-elect Mohamed Bazoum: @Reuters
Attempted coup in Niger
In Niger, heavy gunfire heard towards the presidency around 3:00 a.m. according to RFI. But, the situation is under the control of the presidential guards it seems.
News of heavy gunfire in the vicinity of the presidential palace in Niamey, Niger
Chad: The Union of Chadian Journalists expresses concern over the alleged disappearance of journalist @tchadinfos @Moise_Dabesne who has not given any news for 5 days
2 week ago
French air strikes in Mali in January killed at least 19 civilians: UN report
One Dead, Three Injured As @PoliceNG Shoot At Shi'ites Protesters In Abuja
Another attempt of an attack targeting the power line from Maïné-Soroa to Diffa. This time the IED was spotted and destroyed but this is another indication of the "economic war" that ISWAP had launched weeks ago (even without it being claimed now)
2 week ago
48 Boko Haram fighters were killed in the Chibok-Askira axis. The photos were geotagged east of Chibok, meaning this was an operation targeting JAS and militants killed were from this faction. 8 civilians were also rescued
2 week ago
Two soldiers were killed and another wounded in an attack on a military barracks in Ivory Coast
2 week ago
Police Arrest Two Pastors As Masterminds Of ESN's Killings, Violence In South-East. According to the @PoliceNG, some of the suspects confessed to being active members of IPOB and ESN (Eastern Security Network)
2 week ago
On Friday, ISWAP tried to attack Damasak again but they were repelled by the Nigerian troops
The Nigerian army conducted operations against the terror group in the Damboa and Gwoza local government areas of the state
Mali: A terrorist attack violently repulsed in Boni (Douentza): A dozen militants shot dead, equipment seized, seven soldiers wounded. Mali
3 week ago
Niger government says armed attackers killed 137 people in coordinated raids on villages in southwestern of the country yesterday, in one of the deadliest days in its history. Previous death toll in these attacks was 60
3 week ago
ISIS has claimed responsibility for a bloody ambush targeting a Malian military convoy in eastern Mali southeast of the town of Ansongo, killing an estimated 33 soldiers
3 week ago
Niger Republic: On Saturday, an ISWAP IED targeted 3 men on the road from Dorro to Daourodi
Most importantly, ISWAP claimed the attack in Goniri, where they killed a Yobe State Peace and Vigilante group member and seized 2 SUVs. For the next 2.5 hours, they say they did whatever they wanted (claiming the military didn't dare to leave their barracks)3 week ago
Most importantly, ISWAP claimed the attack in Goniri, where they killed a Yobe State Peace and Vigilante group member and seized 2 SUVs. For the next 2.5 hours, they say they did whatever they wanted (claiming the military didn't dare to leave their barracks)
ISWAP also claimed the attack in Ladari. There they say several soldiers were killed and wounded, likely indicating a failed assault3 week ago
ISWAP also claimed the attack in Ladari. There they say several soldiers were killed and wounded, likely indicating a failed assault
ISWAP claimed the Wulgo attack, actually claiming less than the official info and saying only 1 soldier (and claiming he was Nigerian) was killed there. They also say armored vehicles were burned and weapons and ammo were captured3 week ago
ISWAP claimed the Wulgo attack, actually claiming less than the official info and saying only 1 soldier (and claiming he was Nigerian) was killed there. They also say armored vehicles were burned and weapons and ammo were captured
Map showing zones of influence by armed groups in the Sahel region as scores were killed in raids on villages near Niger's border with Mali, a zone for jihadist attacks, local and security sources told AFP
3 week ago
Security sources: 40 people were killed in an attack in Niger at the border with Mali
A batch of China-donated COVID19 vaccines arrived in Niger on Sunday. President of Niger Mahamadou Issoufou, Prime Minister of Niger Brigi Rafini, Niger's acting Health Minister Ahmed Boto and Chinese Ambassador to Niger Zhang Lijun attended the handover ceremony at the airport
3 week ago
Niger: the Constitutional Court declares Mohamed Bazoum winner of the 2nd round of the presidential election
Mali: IS claims attack on Tessit Ansongo. 33 dead in three border area3 week ago
Mali: IS claims attack on Tessit Ansongo. 33 dead in three border area
3 week ago
Some gunmen numbering about seven have invaded another farm in Oyo State. It was gathered yesterday that a farm customer, an indigene of Benue State was killed during the invasion of the farm located at Fiditi, one of the towns in Afijio LGA of the State
3 week ago
And Damasak is under attack again. Repeated assault, exhausting troops present there
US announces humanitarian assistance in response to the crisis in the Sahel
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