Joint Mali-France commando operation kills 20 ‘terrorists’ in Menaka

More than 20 "terrorists" were killed in joint…


95 killed in attack on central Mali village

Ninety-five people in a central Malian village inhabited…


French military doctor killed by explosive device in Mali’s Gourma

A French military doctor was killed when an improvised…


ISIS defeated — but in West Africa, extremism gets worse

Siobhan O’Grady and Danielle Paquette Days after…


Niger: Boko Haram suicide bomb and gun attack in Diffa region kills at least 10

At least 10 people were killed along with at least two…


Mali and Chad replace senior armed forces staff after deadly attacks

The governments of Mali and Chad have both replaced…


Record cocaine busts signal West Africa is transit hub again

Alonso Soto Record cocaine busts in Guinea-Bissau and…


Roadside bombs kill Burkina Faso police and military personnel in the Gourma

Five members of the security forces were killed in…


Al-Qaeda group claims series of attacks across Sahel

Over the past few days, Al-Qaeda’s Group for Support of…


Trump to sell attack planes to Nigeria for Boko Haram fight

The Trump administration will move forward with the sale…