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World - Africa
7/28/2022 12:02:20 AM
At least 15 soldiers and three civilians were killed in coordinated "terrorist" attacks in Mali, the chronically unstable country's army said Wednesday, the latest deadly violence to rock the Sahel state.

World - Africa
7/20/2022 3:11:30 PM
Major challenges lie ahead for African leaders seeking to breathe new life into the G5 Sahel anti-jihadist force.

World - Africa
7/17/2022 10:50:36 PM
In recent times, security, or, more accurately, the lack of it, has been one of the most prominent items on the news agenda in Nigeria.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
7/6/2022 12:23:00 AM
The new Alexandria-Matrouh highway, known as Sahel Road, has sparked controversy over fears about its safety.

World - Africa
7/3/2022 9:29:04 PM
West African leaders on Sunday lifted financial and trade sanctions they imposed on Mali's military regime, accepting the junta's date for a March 2024 return to civilian rule, a delegate at a regional summit said.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
7/2/2022 3:52:00 PM
The newly developed Sahel Road and its recently constructed multi-lane roundabouts and service roads have been the subject of much attention on social media lately for its intricacy, as millions of Egyptians prepare to head to the North Coast for their summer vacations.

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
6/17/2022 7:04:17 PM
Islamic State-linked jihadists, whose power was once thought to be waning in the Sahel, have expanded their reach recently, marking their presence with an unprecedented series of civilian massacres.

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
5/28/2022 7:27:18 PM
The West African state of Benin, which is threatened by the spread of jihadist violence from the Sahel, has suffered around 20 attacks, according to the first official tally of these assaults.

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
4/28/2022 4:02:10 PM
The Counter-Terrorism Watch at the Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialogue (FDHRD) issued on Thursday a new report entitled “Human Security in the African Sahel: Climate Change and Terrorism”.

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/15/2022 9:27:00 PM
Egypt’s efforts to fight terrorism are being increasingly recognised internationally.

World - Africa
4/11/2022 10:20:29 PM
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock headed to Mali on Monday for talks with the junta amid uncertainty over the future of German troops there, a foreign ministry spokesman said.

World - Africa
4/6/2022 10:24:02 PM
The United States, France, and other countries pledged Wednesday to increase their financial aid to West African and Sahel countries to fight a worsening famine, during an OECD meeting.

World - Africa
4/3/2022 11:39:19 PM
The US State Department said Sunday it was following "extremely disturbing" accounts of killings in central Mali after the Sahel state's military said it killed over 200 militants in the volatile region.

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