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World - Africa
6/21/2022 11:04:38 AM
Suspected jihadists massacred more than 130 civilians over the weekend in neighbouring central Mali towns, the latest mass killings in the Sahel region.

World - Africa
6/13/2022 6:57:12 PM
French troops were on Monday handing back a military base in northeastern Mali ahead of a final withdrawal from the Sahel nation, France's army said, after nine years fighting a jihadist insurgency.

World - Africa
6/2/2022 5:19:47 PM
Nigeria's government has directed its state-run oil company Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to implement a deal on a gas pipeline to Europe through Morocco.

World - Africa
5/27/2022 6:28:02 PM
African leaders gathered for a summit Friday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to address growing humanitarian needs on the continent, which is also facing increased violent extremism, climate change challenges and a run of military coups.

World - Africa
5/20/2022 2:00:43 PM
The U.N. is warning that 18 million people in Africa's Sahel region face severe hunger in the next three months, citing the impacts of Russia's war in Ukraine, the coronavirus pandemic, climate-induced shocks and rising costs.

World - Africa
5/19/2022 7:17:27 PM
The U.N.'s top political official for Africa called Mali's decision to withdraw from the Sahel regional counterterrorism force ``unfortunate and regrettable'' Wednesday, especially at a time of increasing terrorist activity and insecurity.

World - Africa
4/20/2022 7:18:30 PM
A Russian national operating alongside Malian soldiers was killed on Tuesday by a roadside bomb in the center of the conflict-torn Sahel state, an army document and officials said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/9/2022 4:41:42 PM
The Cairo International Centre for Conflict Resolution, Peacekeeping, and Peacebuilding (CCCPA) launched a training course on combating cross-border threats in the African Sahel region for diplomatic, judicial, military, and police cadres from Mauritania, Mali, Nigeria, Guinea, Cameroon, Chad, and Burkina Faso.

World - Africa
2/19/2022 10:11:33 AM
Mali's ruling junta is demanding the immediate departure of French and European forces, a day after France announced that it will withdraw its troops from the West African country.

World - Africa
2/2/2022 7:19:16 PM
France's government will decide in the coming days whether to maintain its long-running military involvement in Mali, the foreign minister said Wednesday amid growing tensions in the West African country.

World - Africa
2/1/2022 6:34:13 PM
Burkina Faso's new military junta held talks Tuesday with the Sahel country's political party chiefs, many of whom said they were keen to join a planned transition back to democracy.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
1/25/2022 7:06:50 PM
Could negotiations with terrorist groups end the vicious cycle of violence that has been taking over Mali and other countries in the African Sahel region, asks Khaled Hanafi Ali

World - Africa
10/6/2021 8:14:43 PM
The United Nations said Wednesday it will open a human rights office in Burkina Faso "in the context of the complex security situation in the Sahel region".

World - Africa
10/6/2021 5:21:51 PM
Mali's foreign ministry has called on France to "restrain itself," following what was described as 'unfriendly and derogatory remarks' by French President Emmanuel Macron.

World - Region
10/3/2021 10:03:00 PM
Relations between Algeria and former colonial power France have hit a new low, with Algiers recalling its ambassador from Paris this week.

World - International
9/23/2021 10:21:22 PM
The leaders and ministers pushing for more UN action said warming is making the world less safe, pointing to Africa's conflict-plagued Sahel region and Syria and Iraq as examples

World - International
9/16/2021 9:02:40 PM
Macron said `dear Angela Merkel and myself will continue to work hand in hand on the big issues on which we seek to bring Franco-German solutions'

Egypt - Politics
8/24/2021 5:34:04 PM
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry urges to intensify efforts to combat terror groups in Sahel region

World - Africa
7/24/2021 1:19:55 PM
Several of the most successful affiliates of the Islamic State are in its central and west Africa province, and several of al-Qaida’s are in Somalia and the Sahel region, UN penal of experts said

World - Africa
7/8/2021 1:07:25 PM
France is preparing to reduce its military presence here in West Africa's Sahel region, the vast area south of the Sahara Desert where extremist groups are fighting for control

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