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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.

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

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
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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/5/2023 9:19:00 AM
The ten countries of the Sahel region of Africa, with a combined population of over 150 million people, are grappling with the devastating effects of climate change, weak governance, and a lack of political will to provide protection to their citizens.

World - Region
8/2/2023 1:48:34 PM
The security situation in wider West Africa could worsen if the crisis in Niger is not resolved, the top UN envoy for the region said late on Tuesday.

World - Africa
8/1/2023 10:50:50 PM
he first of three flights to evacuate French and European citizens from Niger lifted off Tuesday evening, six days after a coup toppled one of the last pro-Western leaders in the jihadist-plagued Sahel.

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
7/29/2023 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
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
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
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
8/23/2022 5:20:42 PM
More than 2.8 million children across the Horn of Africa and the Sahel are already suffering from severe acute malnutrition and could die in disturbing numbers unless urgent support is provided, the United Nations children's agency, UNICEF, warned on Tuesday.

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.

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.

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