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Chad plans military deployment to Mali-Burkina Faso-Niger tri-border area

French and Swedish defense ministers discussed Chad plans to deploy military personnel to the Mali-Burkina Faso-Niger tri-border area

Nigeria: Militants attack key aid facility in Ngala near Cameroon border, UN says

Heavily armed militants attacked on a vital aid facility housing UN workers in Ngala in northeast Nigeria's Borno state

Barkhane: France to deploy 220 experienced troops ‘accustomed to operating in the Sahel’

France is to send 220 experienced troops who are "accustomed to operating in the Sahel" to reinforce its Operation Barkane…

Barkhane: 15 ‘terrorists’ killed in joint Liptako-Gourma operations

More than 1,000 troops from Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger, the G5 Sahel Joint Force, and Barkhane took part in…

Car bomb kills Turkish soldiers, Syrian fighters in contested northeast

Three Turkish soldiers and at least four Syrian fighters were killed in the latest car bombing near the town of…

Syria’s Al Hol camp sees more than 500 deaths in 2019

At least 517 people, mostly children, died in 2019 in Syria's Al Hol housing displaced people and relatives of ISIS…

Pilot killed in Egypt Air Force fighter jet crash during ‘training activity’ in North Sinai

An Egyptian Air Force pilot was killed when his fighter jet crashed during a "training activity," the Egyptian military said

Haftar leaves Russia without signing Libya peace deal

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending nine months of fighting, leaving the…

Sahel Coalition: G5 and France agree new joint command, will prioritize fight against Islamic State

France and the G5 Sahel will form a military coalition under joint command and focus counter-insurgency efforts against ISIS

Niger military leadership replaced after attack that killed 89 soldiers

Niger replaced two top military brass four days after an assault on an army base left 89 dead, the biggest…