Tag: Burkina Faso

BRIEFS

Burkina Faso Claims to Kill 400 Militants, as Militants Claim Victories

Conflicting statements are coming out of Burkina Faso as...

Citizens Take to the Streets Amid Rumors of a Coup in Burkina Faso

Large crowds of people have taken to the streets...

Niger, Mali, and Burkina Faso Formalize Military Alliance

The political landscape of Africa has one again drastically...

ISIS Claims Attack on Burkina Faso Convoy that Resulted in Dozens of Casualties

Amaq, the semi-official media outlet of the Islamic State,...

STORIES

GRAPHIC: Burkina Faso Military Carries out Revenge Killing, Women and Children in Zaongo

According to local media in Burkina Faso, the armed forces carried out extrajudicial killings of civilians (almost exclusively women and children) in Zaongo. An FDS patrol reportedly came under fire on November 6th. As a result, those forces returned on November 8th and have been reported to have killed...

Benin Seeks Rwandan Help as Jihadist Threat Grows

As the Burkinabé government continually struggles to deal with its ever increasing jihadist threat, its neighbours are growing increasingly fearful of a spillover of violence, particularly after a series of attacks on their borders. Côte d’ivoire, Ghana, Togo, and Benin are looking for ways to secure their Burkina Faso...

Burkina Faso Officially Ends Military Cooperation With France

After another successful coup in September of 2022, the military junta in the small African nation of Burkina Faso has rapidly diminished relations with the French government, historical allies in the fight against terrorism in the region, to the point where France is being asked to leave. On Monday, Burkinabe...

Military Coup in Burkina Faso, Second Time This Year

Another military coup is underway in the African country of Burkina Faso, the second one in only eight months. During an address on national television, Army Captain Ibrahim Traore announced that military leader Paul-Henri Damiba had been deposed, citing his inability to tackle rural ethnic conflicts and a long lasting...

Week's Recap

Possible Self-Immolation Outside Israeli Consulate, Atlanta, Georgia

Update (1655 EST): Israeli govenrment statement on the incident: https://twitter.com/codyalcorn/status/1730702712201769302?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA Update...

US CENTCOM Confirms Drone Strike Against Militia Fighters Near Kirkuk, Iraq

The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) has confirmed that...

One Dead, Two Wounded in Paris Stabbing Attack

What To Know: At least one person is dead and...

US Senate Votes Down Bill to Withdraw Troops from Syria

The United States Senate has voted down a bill...
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