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Nigerian troops win back cities from extremists

1 French commando and 20 militants killed in Mali, 9 Nigerien troops killed in Niger

The firefights in both Mali and Niger represent a sharp increase in violence since the beginning of this year.

Algeria Tightens Niger Border Security

President Hollande of France said that on Oct. 9 French forces destroyed an al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb convoy in northern Niger that was transporting weapons from Mali to Libya. French forces "neutralized" the militants and captured some of them. France is establishing a new counterterrorism base in Niger.

Niger to Stay in Mali Despite Killing of Peacekeepers

French troops edge closer to Libya border to cut off Islamists

US extends Niger drone capabilities in cooperation with France

Boko Haram has forced 650,000 Nigerians from homes: UN

Interactive: France's new game plan to counter jihadism in Africa

France's Hollande warns of Islamist threat in West Africa

Goodluck Jonathan: Nothing is more important than bringing home Nigeria's missing girls

Cameroon weakest link in fight against Boko Haram: Nigeria

US Training Elite Antiterror Troops in Four African Nations

Belmokhtar empire based on crime

US military presence in Africa growing in small ways

US Takes Training Role in Africa as Threats Grow and Budgets Shrink

Nigeria Islamists better armed, motivated than army: governor

A Boko Haram cell planning attacks on Nigerien towns was arrested in Diffa. Although Niger still refuses to hand over Al-Saadi Gadhafi, a former high-ranking intelligence official in the Gadhafi regime has been extradited to Libya.

Displaced by Boko Haram, Nigerians risk invisibility in Niger

Imagery of the Week: Drone Aprons at Niamey