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1 Sep
Suspected jihadists killed four people and burnt up to 14 vehicles of a convoy under military escort on Wednesday in Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern Ituri province, a Western monitoring group and local sources said.
17 Aug
At least 13 jihadists have been killed and a "terrorist logistics site" destroyed in a response to armed attacks in northern and eastern Burkina Faso, the west African country's army said on Monday.
9 Aug
Suspected jihadists massacred 51 civilians in northern Mali and killed 12 troops in an ambush in neighbouring Burkina Faso, the authorities said Monday, highlighting the security crisis gripping the two fragile states.
8 Aug
Rwandan forces deployed last month to help Mozambique's army battle jihadists said Sunday they had recaptured control of the key northern port of Mocimboa da Praia from the extremist militants. "The port city of Mocimboa da Praia, a major stronghold of the insurgency for more than two years has been captured by Rwandan and Mozambican…
26 Jun
Niger and Burkina Faso's armies on Saturday hailed the results of joint operations against jihadist forces, saying they had killed more than 100 "terrorists" so far this month.
3 May
Suspected jihadists killed around 30 people in an attack Monday in eastern Burkina Faso, local and security sources said, in what would be one of the worst such attacks in the country's history.
27 Feb
Jihadists in northeastern Nigeria have long outraged the world with mass abductions of schoolchildren but now armed gangs in search of income are using the same tactic in other parts of the country...
21 Feb
Niger voted Sunday in a presidential run-off between two heavyweights that is set to bring about the first democratic transition of power
19 Feb
Mali's interim government said Friday that it would pursue dialogue with jihadists and stage elections, amid fears that it is dawdling on previous promises.
31 Jan
Car bombs killed 11 people including six civilians in two separate incidents in Turkish-held northern Syria on Sunday, a monitoring group said.
24 Jan
Twin attacks on the army in central Mali overnight killed three soldiers while five of the alleged attackers were also left dead, security sources said Sunday.
26 Oct 2020
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, on a trip to Mali on Monday, ruled out dialogue with jihadists driving an eight-year-old insurgency in the Sahel state.

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