Tag: army

Algerian army kills Sahrawi miners near Tindouf

May 29, 2024

An Algerian air strike killed three Sahrawis from the Polisario-run camps near Tindouf as they were desperately digging for gold, a civil society Sahrawi group ... Read More

Nigeria: more than 150 kidnapped students rescued days before ransom deadline

March 26, 2024

Nigerian army has, over the past two days, successfully rescued more than 150 “unharmed" pupils and teachers who were abducted by gunmen from a school ... Read More

Mozambique: insurgency in resource-rich Cabo Delgado fueled by influx of foreign jihadists

March 22, 2024

The recent surge of new attacks by an Islamic State-affiliated group in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province has been fueled by an influx of Islamist fighters ... Read More

Sudan’s govt suspends ties with IGAD, pulls out of summit with paramilitary chief

January 18, 2024

Sudan’s army-aligned government has announced it won't attend an extraordinary summit scheduled for 18 January and organized by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), saying ... Read More

Mali: Army claims destruction of jihadist positions in wake of Mourdiah Military Base attack

December 27, 2023

The Malian armed forces, FAMA, announced Tuesday December 26 they dealt blows to radical Islamist militants of Ansar Dine militant group that attacked the Mourdiah ... Read More

85 civilians killed in a drone strike by the Nigerian army

December 5, 2023

A Nigerian army drone accidentally killed at least 85 civilians on Sunday in a village in the Kaduna State, northwest Nigeria, according to official sources, ... Read More

Mali’s army recaptures strategic northern rebel stronghold of Kidal

November 15, 2023

Mali’s army has reportedly recaptured the strategic northern town of Kidal, which has been a stronghold of Tuareg-dominated separatist rebel groups that has long posed ... Read More

Tunisian military helicopter crashes at sea killing the crew

June 9, 2023

A helicopter of the Tunisian army has crashed near the northern city of Bizerte, killing members of the crew. The army in a statement Thursday ... Read More

Algerian army in disarray as Russian supplies plummet

May 16, 2023

Algeria is rushing to find an alternative to Russian arms which has fallen sharply due to the war effort in Ukraine. Algeria has for long ... Read More

Sudan: Egyptian embassy’s staff member injured by gunshot

April 24, 2023

The Egyptian Foreign ministry Sunday said one member of its staff at the country’s mission in the Sudanese capital Khartoum has sustained injuries after suffering ... Read More