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World - Africa
6/19/2024 5:15:14 PM
Jihadi fighters who had long operated in Africa’s volatile Sahel region have settled in northwestern Nigeria after crossing from neighboring Benin, a new report said Wednesday, the latest trend in the militants' movements to wealthier West African coastal nations.

World - International
6/6/2024 7:43:15 PM
Russia's top diplomat pledged help and military assistance while on a whirlwind tour of several countries in Africa's sub-Saharan region of Sahel this week, as Moscow seeks to grow its influence in the restive, mineral-rich section of the continent.

World - Africa
5/29/2024 7:30:51 PM
Action must be taken immediately to address the humanitarian crisis in the Sahel or other countries will be drawn in and it will "become a problem for the world", a UNHCR official warned Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
5/21/2024 9:00:08 PM
The up-and-coming filmmaker Amina Abdoulaye Mamani talks about The Envoy of God, a film that looks deep into the heart of terrorism in Niger. The film won the Best Short Film award at Aswan International Women Film Festival last month.

World - Africa
3/12/2024 4:21:01 PM
Turkey, Iran and Morocco are vying for a greater economic and military role in Africa's Sahel after former colonial ruler France's forced withdrawal from the volatile region.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/29/2024 8:06:00 PM
Egypt's western Mediterranean coast is a top summer vacation spot for locals, with two names ingrained in their lexicon since the mid-1990s: Al-Sahel Al-Shamali — the North Coast — and sometimes simply Al-Sahel, or the coast.

World - Africa
2/25/2024 9:01:35 PM
At least 15 civilians were killed and two others injured during a "terrorist" attack on a Catholic church during Sunday mass in northern Burkina Faso, a senior church official said.

Sports - Africa
2/24/2024 11:34:26 PM
Tunisian powerhouse Esperance displayed their dominance by securing a 2-0 win over fellow countrymen Etoile du Sahel in the fifth round of the CAF Champions League group stage on Saturday.

World - Africa
12/2/2023 6:54:45 PM
The military leaders of Burkina Faso and Niger said Saturday they would quit the G5 anti-jihadist force in Africa's Sahel area, the latest blow to the fight against insurgents in one of the world's most troubled regions.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/3/2023 2:43:00 PM
Terrorism is just one of the woes of the African Sahel region.

World - Africa
9/16/2023 8:46:09 PM
The military leaders of Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger on Saturday signed a mutual defence pact, ministerial delegations from the three Sahel countries announced in Mali's capital Bamako.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/14/2023 7:36:13 PM
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi discussed the latest developments in Sudan, Libya, and the Sahel region in a Thursday meeting with French Minister of Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna in Cairo, the Egyptian Presidency said.

World - Africa
9/12/2023 10:16:57 PM
Armed groups from northern Mali on Tuesday claimed they captured the key town of Bourem, between Gao and Timbuktu, before pulling out, fuelling fears of the collapse of a peace deal between the ex-rebels and government forces.

World - Africa
8/28/2023 1:58:21 PM
France's ambassador to Niger is still in the coup-hit Sahel country despite an ultimatum from the new army leaders to leave his post, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday.

World - Africa
8/22/2023 3:29:14 PM
The African Union said Tuesday it had suspended Niger until civilian rule in the country is restored and would assess the implications of any armed intervention in the troubled Sahel nation.

World - Africa
8/21/2023 6:24:57 PM
A call by Niger's coup leaders for a three-year transition back to democracy is "unacceptable", a representative of the West Africa bloc ECOWAS has said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/16/2023 9:35:00 PM
How much longer can the peoples of the African Sahel region endure its succession of coups and civil wars?

Opinion - Opinion
8/16/2023 11:57:00 AM
The deteriorating security situation in the African Sahel region underscores the need to re-evaluate the military and security strategies of its countries

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/15/2023 9:46:28 PM
Recent developments in Niger and other West African countries should act as a wake-up call to the Western countries to reassess their priorities in the region.

World - Africa
8/9/2023 8:12:18 PM
Niger's new military rulers on Wednesday accused France, the country's traditional ally, of having released captured jihadists and breaching a ban on air space on the eve of a key summit on the Sahel's latest crisis.

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