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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's volunteer fighters are no match for jihadists

In an attempt to bolster the army that failed to contain jihadist violence, the government passed a law to arm civilians in January

09 Jul 2020 2:03 PM

Ivory Coast army joins Burkina Faso in anti-jihadist operation

Burkina Faso and its neighbours Mali and Niger are battling Islamist insurgencies with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State

25 May 2020 10:54 AM

14 people killed in attack on Protestant church in Burkina Faso

The identity of the gunmen is yet to be ascertained.

02 Dec 2019 1:07 PM

Al Qaeda affiliate claims responsibility for Burkina Faso attacks

Alakhbar reported that attacks were carried out in response to the killing of one of JNIM's leaders, Mohamed Hacen al-Ancari.

04 Mar 2018 10:00 AM

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