Two Benin soldiers killed in jihadist attack in north ...

 · Two soldiers were killed on Thursday when jihadists attacked a military post in north Benin near the border with Burkina Faso, military sources said, in a rare Islamist militant assault in the ...

Key defendant in Burkina's Sankara trial pleads not guilty

 · General Gilbert Diendere, a key defendant in a trial over the 1987 assassination of Burkina Faso's revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, pleaded not …

Report says Burkina Faso forces killed 31 unarmed men | …

 · OUAHIGOUYA, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's security forces reportedly killed 31 unarmed men in the country's north earlier this month, according to a report on Monday by Human Rights Watch. The killings occurred on April 9, hours after the men were detained during a government counterterrorism operation in the town of Djibo in the Sahel region, the report said.

Hundreds go missing in Burkina Faso amid extremist …

 · Polenti Combary poses for a photograph in Fada N'Gourma, Burkina Faso, Oct. 5, 2021. Her 34-year-old son disappeared in March 2021. Violence linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State is ravaging Burkina Faso, killing thousands, displacing more than 1 million people and leaving untold numbers missing.

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Cecilton man acquitted of all charges in attempted murder …

 · Gatewood. ELKTON — A Cecil County Circuit Court jury has acquitted a Cecilton man of all seven charges — including attempted murder — in a criminal case in …

How US troops survived a little-known al ... - Military Times

 · How US troops survived a little-known al-Qaeda raid in Mali two years ago. The assault started with rockets, mortars and car bombs, before roughly 30 …

Gunmen attack Niger military base, killing at least 12 ...

 · NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Extremist gunmen attacked a military camp in Niger near its southeastern border with Burkina Faso, killing at least 12 soldiers, the …

Nigeria: Army Chief Visits Family of Slain General in ...

 · The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen Faruk Yahaya, yesterday visited the family of slain Commander of the 28 Special Forces Brigade, Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu.

UN rights chief: Burkina Faso is facing a security crisis ...

 · OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — If insecurity in Burkina Faso keeps up, the West African nation could spiral into a humanitarian and human rights …

IDF thwarts attempted weapon-smuggling from base in …

 · IDF thwarts attempted weapon-smuggling from base in North. Security personnel thwarted an attempt to steal weapons from the Keren base on the …

Extremist attack in Burkina Faso kills at least 20 - The Hindu

 · An attack by jihadis on a gendarme post in northern Burkina Faso killed at least 19 officers and one civilian on November 14 the ministry of security said. The attack took place in Inata town in ...

Burkina Faso security forces fire tear gas at protesters ...

 · A Burkinabe soldier walks past a French Armoured Personnel Carrier part of a French military convoy heading to Niger, stopped by protesters in …

Burkina Faso gunmen 'kill dozens' at cattle ... - BBC News

 · The security forces are struggling to end violence in Burkina Faso Some 30 people have been killed in eastern Burkina Faso in a gun attack on a cattle market, reports say.

Burkina Faso sees more child soldiers as jihadi attacks ...

 · Burkina Faso's ill-equipped and undertrained army is struggling to stem the violence, which has killed thousands and displaced 1.3 million people since the jihadi attacks began. Experts on child recruitment say that poverty pushes some kids toward armed groups.

Burkina Faso: Tear gas fired at protesters decrying ...

 · November 27, 2021, 2:05 PM · 2 min read. Protesters have been demanding the president's resignation. Police in Burkina Faso have fired tear gas at people protesting against the state's failure to stop a rise in Islamist violence. Some erected barricades and burned tyres as scuffles spread around the streets of the capital, Ouagadougou.

Burkina Faso Sees More Child Soldiers as ... - military.com

 · Burkina Faso Sees More Child Soldiers as Jihadi Attacks Rise. Residents fill up water containers in Dori, Burkina Faso, Wednesday July 7, 2021. …

The Puzzle of JNIM and Militant Islamist Groups in the ...

 · V iolent events linked to militant Islamist groups in the Sahel—Burkina Faso, Mali, and western Niger—have surged nearly sevenfold since 2017. With more than 1,000 violent episodes reported in the past year, the Sahel experienced the largest increase in violent extremist activity of any region in Africa during this period. 1 With nearly 8,000 fatalities, millions of people displaced ...

Headquarters of G5 Sahel anti-terror force attacked in ...

 · The 5,000-strong G5 Sahel force launched last year and includes Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad, Niger and Mauritania. It has received millions of dollars in backing from the United States, European ...

Who Killed Thomas Sankara? | The Nation

 · On October 26 and 27 in a courtroom in Burkina Faso's capital, Iboudo was the prosecution's first witness. Ahead of him, steps ascended to …

Sahel militaries need better governance to ... - ISS Africa

In the cases of Mali in 2015 and Burkina Faso in 2017, military programming laws – establishing multi-year planning of state spending on the armed forces – have been adopted to fill gaps and regenerate these weakened forces. Countries spend massive …