Tag: Al-Qaeda

US to pull out troops from key drone base in Niger amid Russia’s growing footprint in Sahel

April 24, 2024

The United States has agreed to withdraw its about 1,000 troops from Niger, where it built and operated a major drone base in the desert ... Read More

Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger juntas confirm plan to form new tri-state confederation

February 20, 2024

Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger have confirmed their commitment to form a confederation following their ‘exit’ from the regional bloc ECOWAS and called to "urgently" ... Read More

US plans to set up drone bases in coastal West Africa to stem Islamist advance and counter China

January 10, 2024

The United States is reportedly seeking to set up military drones bases along the West African coast in an urgent effort to stop the spread ... Read More

Morocco: An Unwavering Pillar in the Global Fight Against Terrorism

December 22, 2023

The Kingdom of Morocco has successfully thwarted terrorism through its efficient intelligence services, capable of locating any terrorist leader and liberating multiple hostages, as stated ... Read More

Sahel’s Al Qaeda branch leader vows to start new Jihad phase against juntas, Russian mercenaries

December 15, 2023

A new phase of Jihad against the military juntas and Russian mercenaries in the Sahel has started for Al Qaeda in the region, the leader ... Read More

Somalia formally joins East Asian Community but enormous security challenges remain

November 30, 2023

Somalia has finally been admitted to the East African Community (EAC) as its eighth member, thirteen years after its original application to join, as the ... Read More

UN peacekeeping Mission in Mali withdraws from two camps near Kidal

October 17, 2023

The UN stabilization mission in Mali known as MINUSMA said Monday October 16 it pulled out from two camps in the Kidal region. "In a ... Read More

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