4 August 2021
July 14: the Takuba task force, deployed in Mali as part of Operation Barkhane, goes up the Champs-Élysées
3 week ago
ISIS has claimed responsibility for attacking a Nigerian army post in the town of Damasak in Nigeria's northeastern Borno State, allegedly killing 2
Niger: LQ photos showing yesterday's seizure in Tchomabangou, Tillaberi, 1 Type 77 HMG, 4 RPG warheads, 12 AK-pattern rifles, 14 motorcycles, magazines, belted and boxed ammunition, communications equipment, gear; and corpses of 10 militants seen recovered on photos available3 week ago
Niger: LQ photos showing yesterday's seizure in Tchomabangou, Tillaberi, 1 Type 77 HMG, 4 RPG warheads, 12 AK-pattern rifles, 14 motorcycles, magazines, belted and boxed ammunition, communications equipment, gear; and corpses of 10 militants seen recovered on photos available
Macron: Our presence in the Sahel was aimed at maintaining stability and helping local forces
Macron: Defending the Sahel countries from terrorism is the reason for the military operation
France: We will not withdraw from the Sahel countries, but we will intervene in a different way
The President of the Transitional Military Council, General @mahamat_deby received this morning in audience Mr. @SidikouMaman, Executive Secretary of the G5 Sahel, whose successor will be appointed at the summit of Heads of State of the G5 Sahel scheduled for tomorrow by videoconference
3 week ago
Mali: Following the attack that caused the death of four soldiers, last Sunday: The FAMa dismantle a jihadist hideout in the sector of Léré Bamako Mali
3 week ago
An increased ISWAP activity west of Maiduguri, along the road to Damaturu. In the last two weeks, the group claimed two ambushes in the Auno-Jakana area. NA confirmed one of them in one of their reports as well
3 week ago
Other areas where we'll see more ISWAP attack claims would be northern Adamawa. Specifically at Hong LGA, where the group had claimed attacks in the recent past. Just today 24 people were killed in Dabna.
US Department of State: Niger: There is an unspecified kidnapping threat to Westerners in Diffa, Diffa Region, Niger targeting residences. We have no further information regarding the timing, target, specific location, or method of the alleged kidnapping plan
4 week ago
Gunmen kill seven Nigerian soldiers, injure five others in Kebbi
4 week ago
In 2020, 58% of the French airstrikes in Sahel were conducted by MQ-9 Reaper drones. (29% for the jet fighters, 13% for the attack helicopters)
4 week ago
President Buhari has ordered the military & police to rescue the 140 kidnapped Kaduna school students
4 week ago
Mali: Heavy blows to terrorist groups in Gourma and the three border area: Several lieutenants of Abu Sahraoui (EIGS) and jihadists affiliated to GSIM put out of harm's way Mali
1 month ago
Police arrest nine suspects for armed robbery in Jigawa
ISIS/ISWAP took responsibility for firing 3 Katyusha rockets at the Diffa Airfield in Niger
Sahel Mali: JNIM claims the last three attacks against international forces in Mali, (Operation Gossi against Barkhane, Operation in Meneka against the Tokuba Force and Operation Tarkint, which targeted a German unit of MINUSMA)
ISWAP's recent communiqué on the 06/26 attack also includes images of 2 arms (12.7) and packs of ammunition as earlier reported by @SembeTv . Items which however do not reflect a recovery made after the killing of 26 soldiers1 month ago
ISWAP's recent communiqué on the 06/26 attack also includes images of 2 arms (12.7) and packs of ammunition as earlier reported by @SembeTv . Items which however do not reflect a recovery made after the killing of 26 soldiers
1 month ago
Igboho escapes death as Soldiers attack home, 2 killed
1 month ago
A member of the Zamfara State House of Assembly representing Shinkafi constituency, Alhaji Mohammed G. Ahmed, has been reportedly killed by bandits, on Tuesday night. It was gathered that the gunmen, after killing the lawmaker, also abducted his son and the driver
Nigeria: A politician was killed while traveling between 2 cities in the north of the country. In addition, the escort of a senior official from one of the federal states was attacked in another armed incident in which 3 police officers were injured1 month ago
Nigeria: A politician was killed while traveling between 2 cities in the north of the country. In addition, the escort of a senior official from one of the federal states was attacked in another armed incident in which 3 police officers were injured
Nigeria: ISWA posted images of an attack against the NA on the Kotembe-Bolungu road. Once again, this was carried out by ex-JAS fighters. Two NA can be seen dead (ofc didn't include), 1x T56, 1x AKM, 3x PG-7V plus magazines, expelling charges, kit and likely RPG offscreen1 month ago
Nigeria: ISWA posted images of an attack against the NA on the Kotembe-Bolungu road. Once again, this was carried out by ex-JAS fighters. Two NA can be seen dead (ofc didn't include), 1x T56, 1x AKM, 3x PG-7V plus magazines, expelling charges, kit and likely RPG offscreen
"The African continent is undergoing severe security crisis" Portuguese Minister of National Defense João Gomes Cravinho tells @CSIS EUDefense Washington Forum "We're finding an enormous arc of instability & state disaggregation." from Sahel to Mauritania to Sudan
1 month ago
Solhan massacre: the TGI (anti-terrorism pole) announces the indictment of 2 men born in 1993, member of the Mouhadine group, affiliated with Al-Qaeda. During the investigations in Solhan, 318 Kalashnikov cases and 219 PKMS cases were discovered (press release)
1 month ago
Nigeria: At least three people killed when a tanker exploded in the village of Smoke in the Apa local government area in Benue state
Saharandust is blowing Northward and Westward. Again. The big clouds have been detected by Copernicus Sentinel5p today, June 28, across Mediterranean, over Italy, Greece, SE Europe, and across the Atlantic Ocean1 month ago
Saharandust is blowing Northward and Westward. Again. The big clouds have been detected by Copernicus Sentinel5p today, June 28, across Mediterranean, over Italy, Greece, SE Europe, and across the Atlantic Ocean
We are fearing the expansion & spread of Daesh in Africa says Italy FM Luigi Di Maio, thru an interpreter, at meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Rome. Notes inclusion of BurkinaFaso Mozambique Ghana as observers1 month ago
"We are fearing the expansion & spread of Daesh in Africa" says Italy FM Luigi Di Maio, thru an interpreter, at meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Rome. Notes inclusion of BurkinaFaso Mozambique Ghana as observers
1 month ago
Two arms and a bunch of ammunition stolen from the Sandawadjiri MNJTF base as insurgents invaded the camp for a while after the attack. No casualties reported on the side of the militants. ISWAP is suspected to be behind this
The Malian Armed Forces are revising upwards the results of the simultaneous attack on 2 FAMa posts in Boni (Douentza circle, Mopti region, in central Mali) on June 25, 2021: 7 dead and several wounded1 month ago
The Malian Armed Forces are revising upwards the results of the simultaneous attack on 2 FAMa posts in Boni (Douentza circle, Mopti region, in central Mali) on June 25, 2021: 7 dead and several wounded
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