Tag: Al-Qaeda

Geneva Think-thank: Polisario Crumbling Prompts Serious Regional Concern

June 26, 2023

The crumbling of the Polisario movement, whose members have ties with criminal groups, human traffickers and Al-Qaeda terror cells operating in the Sahel, is a ... Read More

South Africa, a nerve centre for terror financing in Africa

June 16, 2023

South Africa has never really been affected by terrorism attacks. Its democracy is solid, its economy stable. However, it is considered a stronghold for the ... Read More

Somalia: scores killed in a foiled beachside hotel siege claimed by Al-Shabab

June 13, 2023

Somali security forces have brought an end to a six-hour siege of a beachside hotel in the capital, Mogadishu, during which at least six civilians ... Read More

Burkina and Cameroon: millions displaced, trapped by food insecurity

June 6, 2023

Burkina Faso has one of the fastest-growing internally displaced populations in the world, now totaling more than 2 million people, while at least three million ... Read More

Red Cross announces release of employees kidnapped in Mali

March 21, 2023

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Monday two of its staff kidnapped in Mali, early March, have been freed, without providing more ... Read More

UN experts call for war crimes probe into Wagner group, gov’t forces in Mali

February 2, 2023

UN experts on Tuesday (31 January) called for an independent investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by Russian private military contractor ... Read More

Burkina Faso: dozens of soldiers, civilians killed in jihadist-hit north

January 31, 2023

At least 28 people, including soldiers and civilians, have been killed in two separate attacks by rebel fighters in northern Burkina Faso, a regional governor ... Read More

Stabilizing Sahel: Paris to announce official end of anti-jihadist Operation Barkhane

November 9, 2022

French President Emmanuel Macron will officially announce on Wednesday (9 November) the end of the anti-jihadist Operation Barkhane in the Sahel, but this will have ... Read More

Somalia: at least 100 killed, 300 injured in “heinous” Mogadishu car bombing

October 31, 2022

There has been huge increase in death toll from the two successive car bombings in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu Saturday (29 October), blamed on the Al-Qaeda-allied ... Read More

Traoré appointed Burkina Faso’s president amid concerns he could ally with Russia

October 6, 2022

Captain Ibrahim Traoré was appointed president of Burkina Faso on Wednesday (5 October), less than a week after the latest coup that deposed Damiba amid ... Read More