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new jihadist attack and insecurity

In Niger, jihadists have killed again in the northern part of the Tillabéry region. Nineteen villagers were killed on the evening of Saturday, April 17, while burying one of their own. The attackers, who arrived by motorcycle, then set off in a northerly direction, in the Anzourou zone, which borders Mali. For some time, insecurity has increased in this area, where dozens of civilians have been killed…

Mozambique: the advance of the jihadist risk in

The Islamic State group announced earlier this week that it had taken control of the port city of Palma, in northern Mozambique, after an attack that killed dozens of people, according to Maputo. Which ISIS-affiliated group led this offensive? What is its strategy, what is its goal? What does this situation mean in relation to…

The chief of the Somali jihadist staff for the shebabs

The leader of the Somali jihadist group for the Shebabs released a second message in a month on Saturday night. In a speech to his supporters, Ahmed Diriye attacks Djibouti in particular this time, targeting "American and French interests" in the country. And he also accuses the Djibouti president. This is not the first time the Shebabs have attacked Djibouti. Their targets are the many foreign military bases - French and American, but also Italian, Japanese, Turkish and Chinese - which the country hosts. Their latest…

a jihadist assault is focused at the military in the realm

At least 30 Malian soldiers were killed two days ago in an ambush in the Gao region, an attack attributed to jihadists, against which forces allied with the Malian army, including Barkhane, intervened. as reported from Bamako, Serge DanielThe ambush, which took place in the Gao region, is attributed to "armed terrorist groups".…

Dozo jihadist settlement in Niono, Mali: “We will

How is the interim agreement reached between dozos and jihadists in Niono's circle analyzed? A wise observer, researcher and director of the Center for Analysis on Governance and Security in the Sahel, Boubacar Ba delivers his analysis. "A strategic state must adapt to the situation," he explains. The circle of Niono in the…

the dismay of teachers fleeing the jihadist threat

In Burkina Faso, hundreds of teachers have had to abandon their students after attacks by armed groups, and more than 2,100 schools have been closed following terrorist threats. Today, some professors are waiting for new assignments that are no longer able to return to their old position. Botou is located in the eastern region of Burkina Faso. The teachers in this municipality have received several visits from armed men. The message was clear: no more teaching French in the schools. Out of fear for their lives, these…

the release of jihadist fighters worries the families of the victims

Three days of national mourning were adopted from Thursday after the attack on a security force post in the center of the country, resulting in civilian and military casualties. In Mali, terrorist attacks continue after the release of jihadist or suspected jihadist prisoners. The families of the victims are witnesses. as reported from Bamako, A year ago, the Malian army suffered one of the deadliest attacks in its history. The deaths have been counted in the hundreds for several years and families are worried. "The…

Who are the jihadist leaders released in exchange for hostages?

Last week, several Malian and international hostages were released in exchange for the release of several hundred prisoners. Among them are fighters involved in deadly attacks on the Malian army and two personalities considered leaders of the GSIM affiliated with al-Qaeda in the Sahel. For these releases, the discussions were bitter about certain names like Fawaz Ould Ahmed. Before he was arrested in 2016, this Mauretanian did a lot. Director of the al-Mourabitoune group, affiliated with Aqmi and founded by Mokhtar…

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