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Tag: ISGS

Al Qaeda maintains operational tempo in West Africa in 2017

At least 276 attacks in Mali and its neighboring countries were linked al Qaeda in…

US Special Forces troops killed during joint patrol in Niger

US AFRICOM has confirmed that three US Special Forces troops have been killed in an…

Jihadists launch coordinated assault in Burkina Faso

The coordinated assault blamed on jihadists has left nearly a dozen Burkinabe soldiers dead.

Islamic State in the Greater Sahara claims second attack in Burkina Faso

The Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) has claimed its second attack in two…

Islamic State’s Sahara branch claims first attack in Burkina Faso

The claim, if it is confirmed, marks the first Islamic State attack in the Sahel.