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  1. Fourth US soldier killed in Niger ambush

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... West African nation. The United States previously said three US Army Special Forces soldiers were killed and another two wounded when a joint US-Nigerien patrol came under attack near Tongo Tongo. ...
    Monday, 09 October 2017
  2. U.S deaths in Niger highlight Africa military mission creep

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    U.S. special forces soldiers were with their counterparts from Niger on Wednesday in the West African nation’s volatile southwest, a growing hot-bed of jihadist violence, when the report came in of a raid ...
    Monday, 09 October 2017
  3. French, Nigerien forces conduct ops after killings

    Category: Security/National Security

    ... US Africa Command said only one “partner nation member” died. Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou condemned the attack. “Our country has just been the victim of a terrorist attack that claimed a large ...
    Friday, 06 October 2017
  4. US, Nigerien troops killed in Niger ambush

    Category: Security/National Security

    ...  A spokesman for US Africa Command confirmed the attack after Radio France International (RFI) reported a fatal ambush near the Niger/Mali border. “We can confirm reports a joint US and Nigerien ...
    Thursday, 05 October 2017
  5. ISS: Why is Chad part of Trump’s travel ban?

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... ban may just be the most inexplicable of the lot. The African Union (AU) says it is ‘perplexed’ that Chad is listed alongside Venezuela and North Korea as the latest additions to the list of countries ...
    Tuesday, 03 October 2017
  6. Multilateral non-combatant evacuation exercise held in Djibouti

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    Initiated by the Japanese military, the US Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) supported the first joint-nation noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise and training in Djibouti ...
    Tuesday, 03 October 2017
  7. IS militants killed in US Libya air strikes

    Category: Security/National Security

    Two US air strikes killed several Islamic State militants in Libya earlier this week, the US military said, the second series of strikes in the country in recent days. In a statement, US Africa ...
    Friday, 29 September 2017
  8. US air strikes in Libya kill 17

    Category: Security/National Security

    ... office in January. US Africa Command said in a statement strikes on Friday targeted a camp south-east of Sirte, a city once the Islamic State stronghold in Libya. The camp was used to move fighters ...
    Tuesday, 26 September 2017
  9. Six al Shabaab fighters killed by US air strikes in Somalia

    Category: Security/National Security

    ... transitional federal government and impose its own rule on the Horn of Africa country. The US military’s Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement it carried out three air strikes on Wednesday. ...
    Thursday, 14 September 2017
  10. Al Shabaab fighter killed in second US/Somali air strike in a week

    Category: Security/National Security

    ...  The group, al Shabaab, is fighting to topple Somalia’s Western-backed transitional federal government and impose its own rule on the Horn of Africa country. In a statement, the US military’s ...
    Friday, 08 September 2017

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