Map. History of Sahel conflict

22 January 2021
2 week ago
Bounti events on Sunday: Bamako and Paris attested that a strike carried out on Sunday by the French air force had only affected jihadists, while villagers reported civilian casualties at the same time in the same sector
ISWAP is right now attacking Geidam (Yobe State). "A resident, who managed to speak with PREMIUM TIMES in a terrified voice, said the gunshots were massive." The attackers were earlier today spotted east of the city
2 week ago
DailyTrust has more information. Over 30 buildings were burned down, including shops and places of worship. "A military source claimed that some of the attackers were killed in Chul village after leaving Wamdwo village
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Mali: @MSF teams took care of eight seriously wounded following bombings on the villages of Bounty and Kikara, in central Mali, on Sunday January 3, 2021
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A village of Womdeo (Askira/Uba LGA) is under Boko Haram attack. "They came at about 6:30 pm and started shooting from all angles, there was confusion [.] hill now. Watching how are they currently burning down our houses
ISWAP claims to have killed 9 Nigerian soldiers with an IED in Mallam Fatori. As usual in that part of Borno State2 week ago
ISWAP claims to have killed 9 Nigerian soldiers with an IED in Mallam Fatori. As usual in that part of Borno State
2 week ago
6 people including 2 Volunteers for the Defense of the Fatherland (VDP) were killed and 3 wounded in Koumbri (30 km northwest of Ouahigouya, North Region) in an armed attack on the night of Monday 4 to Tuesday 5 January 2021, Radio Omega learned
Mali: More than 20 people, including children, were killed in an airstrike on Sunday during a wedding ceremony in central Mali, health worker says2 week ago
Mali: More than 20 people, including children, were killed in an airstrike on Sunday during a wedding ceremony in central Mali, health worker says
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Al-Qaeda confirms having "detonated an explosive device as the vehicle of two soldiers of the anti-jihadist Barkhane force passed, including a woman," bringing the total death toll to 5 in less than a week
France to reconsider its military strategy in Sahel region and likely reduce number of troops deployed as part of Operation Barkhane, French Defense Minister Florence Parly says
2 week ago
At least 7 people (including 6 soldiers) were killed yesterday in an attack in Kuda (3 kms from Chibok). "They came in large number to attacks our soldier's station in Kuda, they overpowered the soldiers and killed six soldiers and wounded 8 others
Niger declares national mourning, security boost after attacks
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Yesterday an airstrike targeted a wedding ceremony in the Fulani village of Bounti (Douentza), Mopti, Mali. Reportedly, 18 people including women and children were killed while at least 20 were wounded. Target possibly could have been jihadists attending the wedding
2 week ago
Three people were killed this morning in an attack in Kaliari-Nguetchewe (in Cameroon, not far from the border with Nigeria).
Niger's prime minister says 100 people are now known to have been killed in attacks on two villages.  Brigi Rafini said 70 people were killed in the village of Tchombangou and 30 others in Zaroumdareye – both near Niger's border with Mali2 week ago
Niger's prime minister says 100 people are now known to have been killed in attacks on two villages. Brigi Rafini said 70 people were killed in the village of Tchombangou and 30 others in Zaroumdareye – both near Niger's border with Mali
2 week ago
Niger: 100 dead in terrorist attacks on two villages
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"Militants" who swept into two villages in western Niger aboard motorcycles killed around 100 people in the latest in a string of civilian massacres that have rocked the jihadist-plagued Tillaberi region
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Niger: Between 70 and 100 civilians killed in simultaneous attacks by suspected Islamic militants in villages in Niger near the border with Mali, in the village of Tchombangou and near Zaroumdareye
NAF conducted airstrikes targeting JAS in Kote Kura and ISWAP in Bulama Isamari yesterday2 week ago
NAF conducted airstrikes targeting JAS in Kote Kura and ISWAP in Bulama Isamari yesterday
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A woman was wounded in an attack in Moskota last night.
Nigerian Armed Forces released new video showing series of Nigerian AF airstrikes against Islamist militant targets in the Mana Waji area of Borno State on January 1st, 20212 week ago
Nigerian Armed Forces released new video showing series of Nigerian AF airstrikes against Islamist militant targets in the Mana Waji area of Borno State on January 1st, 2021
French MoD announces that two French soldiers have been killed in IED blast during an intelligence operation in Ménaka region of Mali
Two French soldiers of the 2nd Hussar regimentkilled by an explosive device in Mali. This brings to 5 the number of French people killed in this theater of operations this week. For the first time, one of the deceased staff is a woman
Two French soldiers killed in operation in the Ménaka region in Mali
2 week ago
Jihadist attack kills at least 56 in Niger
French Presidency: Two French soldiers were killed in Mali
2 week ago
2 attacks last night in Cameroon: 1. @LOeil_du_Sahel says a teacher was killed in Ouzal 2. @SembeTv reports an attack in Gakara - no casualties or damage reported
ISWAP claimed an ambush near Gamboru from two days ago3 week ago
ISWAP claimed an ambush near Gamboru from two days ago
ISWAP has now claimed the attack in Tungushe3 week ago
ISWAP has now claimed the attack in Tungushe
7 hunters fighting Boko Haram were killed when their car hit an IED in Kayamla, south of Maiduguri (so in the JAS area of operation).
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