Tags : al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda Affiliated Armed Group Kill Over 100 People In Mali

At least 136 people have been killed in attacks by suspected armed rebels in central Mali, according to new reports by government agencies. According to the report, members of the Katiba Macina armed group known to be affiliated with al-Qaeda attacked three villages in the rural area of Bankass on the night between Saturday and Sunday, […]Read More

Eleven Soldiers Dead In Attack On Army Base In Burkina

Authorities have reported an attack on a military base in eastern Burkina Faso that claimed the lives of seven soldiers, leaving over 12 others injured. According to a statement by the army, a counter-attack successfully neutralized 15 attackers trying to flee after the attack in Madjoari in Kompienga province on Thursday, while the injured soldiers […]Read More

11 Soldiers Killed In Latest Violent Raid In Mali

Suspected terrorists have killed 11 soldiers defending a village in a remote part of southwest Niger near another village where 69 people were recently killed, according to the state defence ministry. The heavily armed attackers approached in a convoy of cars and motorbikes on Thursday afternoon, clashing with soldiers stationed outside the village of Dagne […]Read More

69 People Killed In Fresh Islamic Extremist Attack In Mali

Niger’s government says 69 people were killed in the latest violent attack in Niger’s ‘tri-border zone with Burkina Faso and Mali. The violence took place earlier this week near Banibangou, about 155 miles (250 kilometres) north of the capital, Niamey, a volatile area that has been the epicentre of a years-long conflict between state forces […]Read More

America Launches Airstrike Targeting Al-Shabaab in Somalia

The US military has launched an airstrike against Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab jihadists on Tuesday, July 19, 2021. This is the first airstrike conducted by the US military in Somalia since January 19, when Africom announced it had killed three Shabaab jihadists in two strikes in Jamaame and Deb Scinnele. The US military command for Africa […]Read More

11 Police Officers On Relief Mission Killed In Burkina Faso

The government of Burkina Faso has condemned the attack of a police unit in the country’s conflict-hit north that has left at least 11 officers dead, with four others missing. In a statement released on Tuesday, Security Minister Ousseini Compaore said the officers were attacked while on a relief mission to Yirgou, a town that […]Read More

Suicide Attack In Somalia’s Army Camps Kills At least 15

Somalia’s military has recorded a death toll of at least 15 after a suicide bomb attack in a military training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Army officer Mohamed Adan said the suspect behind Tuesday’s attack was disguised among recruits queueing up outside the General Dhegobadan Military Camp before detonating the […]Read More

Thousands Displaced As Conflict Heightens In Burkina Faso

According to the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), over 17,500 people in Burkina Faso have been displaced from their homes due to a series of attacks by unidentified armed groups that have killed not less than 45 people. Since the beginning of the year, several attacks by armed groups linked to al-Qaeda and the Islamic State have been rising sharply in […]Read More