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World - Africa
7/31/2023 9:00:00 PM
France's foreign minister on Monday denied accusations from Niger's new junta that Paris is plotting to intervene militarily in Niger.

World - Africa
7/30/2023 7:48:11 PM
African leaders on Sunday gave the junta in Niger one week to cede power or face the possible use of force, and slapped financial sanctions on the putschists, after the latest coup in the jihadist-plagued Sahel region raised alarm on the continent and in the West.

World - Africa
7/30/2023 12:57:46 PM
The leaders of Niger's military coup said on Sunday they believed regional body ECOWAS was on the point of staging a military intervention in the capital of the Sahel country.

World - Africa
7/29/2023 5:58:19 PM
Political instability in Niger resulting from a military takeover that deposed the president this week threatens the economic support provided by Washington to the African nation, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Saturday.

World - Africa
7/28/2023 12:20:27 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron described a coup that ousted Niger's elected leader as "dangerous" for the Sahel on Friday, as Western powers scramble to preserve a key ally in the insurgent-stricken region.

World - Africa
7/27/2023 8:43:35 PM
UN humanitarian operations have been suspended in Niger due to a coup in the troubled Sahel country, a spokesman said Thursday.

World - Africa
7/27/2023 1:46:07 PM
As Sahel countries such as Mali and Burkina Faso fell to military junta rule in recent years, Niger's Mohamed Bazoum stood as one of the region's few remaining pro-Western, democratically elected leaders.

World - Africa
7/8/2023 8:41:19 PM
Mali has freed at least two jihadists from the Sahel affiliate of the Islamic State group in a prisoner exchange, a security official and two politicians told AFP on Saturday.

World - Africa
5/17/2023 10:21:53 AM
Africa’s Sahel region has become a hot spot for violent extremism, but the joint force set up in 2014 to combat groups linked to the Islamic State, al-Qaida and others has failed to stop their inroads, and a senior U.N. official warned Tuesday that without greater international support and regional cooperation the instability will expand toward West African coastal countries.

World - Africa
5/9/2023 8:25:35 PM
More than 13,000 women and children have fled islands on the Niger River in western Niger following "atrocities" carried out by jihadists, state radio said on Tuesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/5/2023 11:03:00 AM
UK Ambassador to Egypt Gareth Bayley tells Al-Ahram Weekly about the many ways Cairo and London cooperate

World - Africa
3/17/2023 4:24:05 PM
Ten million children in west Africa's central Sahel region are now in "extreme jeopardy" and desperately need humanitarian help due to worsening violence, the United Nations warned Friday.

World - Africa
3/7/2023 11:03:05 PM
Militant Islamist violence in Africa set new records for violent events and fatalities this past year. This continues a relentless decade-long upward trend. To give a sense of the accelerating pace of this threat, both violent events and fatalities have almost doubled since 2019.

World - Africa
2/8/2023 11:50:38 PM
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday offered support for Mauritania in the fight against jihadism in the Sahel, saying he respected the country's position in the Ukraine war.

World - Africa
1/25/2023 10:27:20 PM
France's foreign ministry said Wednesday that French troops deployed to fight extremists in Burkina Faso will withdraw within a month following a demand by the country's military rulers, which came after a similar move from neighboring Mali.

World - Africa
1/21/2023 2:20:00 PM
Burkina Faso's army has freed 66 women and children who were abducted earlier this month by Islamic extremists while gathering food in the country's northern Sahel region, according to a state television report Friday.

World - Africa
1/10/2023 8:28:14 PM
The United Nations expressed concern Tuesday about a massive food crisis in the Sahel that has been exacerbated by the war in Ukraine, with more than five million additional people now facing "severe food insecurity."

Sports - Egyptian Football
1/7/2023 12:29:30 PM
Ahly have completed the signing of Etoile du Sahel's young winger Mohamed Dhaoui, 19, on a four-and-a-half-year contract, the Cairo giants announced early on Saturday.

Sports - Egyptian Football
1/1/2023 5:59:07 PM
Cairo giants Ahly have completed the move of Etoile du Sahel's youngstar Mohamed Dhaoui, Tunisian media reported on Sunday.

World - Africa
12/10/2022 3:59:46 PM
​A German humanitarian worker held hostage in the Sahel for more than four-and-a-half years has been freed, his organisation said on Saturday.

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