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    71 soldiers killed in extremist attack on Niger military camp

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 01:58pm on December 12, 2019

    Hundreds of extremists attacked a Niger military camp near the border with Mali with shelling and mortars, killing 71 soldiers, the defence ministry said on...

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    At least 17, including 3 soldiers, killed in Niger camp assault

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 01:32pm on December 11, 2019

    Three soldiers and 14 attackers died in an assault earlier this week on an army camp in western Niger near the border with Mali, the...

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    13 French soldiers killed in Mali helicopter collision

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 05:57pm on November 26, 2019

    Thirteen French soldiers were killed in Mali when two helicopters collided while fighting insurgents in the country’s restive north, officials said Tuesday, the heaviest single...

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    At least 24 Malian soldiers, 17 jihadist fighters die in clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 03:11pm on November 19, 2019

    At least 24 Malian soldiers and 17 jihadist fighters were killed in clashes in the east of the country, the army said, as security in...

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    Top Malian jihadist leader killed in French raid: France

    Agence France-Presse . Mali | Updated at 02:31pm on November 06, 2019

    France on Tuesday announced the death of a top jihadist leader in Mali as it sought to reassure the West African nation of European support...

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    At least 10 people killed in Burkina Faso attack

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou | Updated at 01:10pm on November 05, 2019

    At least five gendarmes and five civilians were killed in an attack on a base in northern Burkina Faso, near the border with Mali, security...

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    Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Mali army post

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 03:02pm on November 03, 2019

    The Islamic State on Saturday claimed responsibility for a devastating raid that killed 49 Malian troops as well as a blast that led to the...

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    Attack on Mali army post kills 53 soldiers

    Reuters . Bamako | Updated at 12:32am on November 03, 2019

    At least 53 soldiers and one civilian have been killed in an attack on an army post in northern Mali, the government said, in one...

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    35 killed in Mali militant attack

    Reuters. Bamako | Updated at 12:20pm on November 02, 2019

    At least thirty-five Malian soldiers were killed in a militant attack on a military position in northern Mali on Friday, the army said, cautioning that...

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    Mali protesters ransack UN supplies

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 02:34pm on October 13, 2019

    Protesters demonstrating against foreign troops in Mali ransacked a dozen UN supply containers on Saturday looting electrical equipment, air conditioners and mattresses, the UN and...