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Six killed as jihadists attack Burkina Faso school

The latest attack happened at Maitaougou village in the Koulpelogo province, which has been targeted by extremists.

27 Apr 2019 6:51 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

Sahel nations united against jihadism: Mali Prez after terror attacks

Keita is current chairman of the G5 Sahel group a coalition of five western-backed Saharan countries that have pledged to fight terror.

16 Aug 2017 11:25 AM

Hunt for more Burkina attackers

Security forces were hunting on Sunday for any possible surviving gunmen from an attack on a top hotel in Burkina Faso that left at least 29 people dead and showed the expanding reach of regional jiha

18 Jan 2016 6:03 AM

26 killed in siege at Burkina Faso hotel

At least 26 people from 18 countries were killed in an attack by jihadist gunmen on a top hotel and a restaurant in the capital of Burkina Fa-so, before security forc-es ended the siege on Saturday an

17 Jan 2016 3:34 AM


Burkina Faso's President visits hotel hit by Jihadist attack

There was no immediate comment on the attack from Kabore.

16 Jan 2016 3:47 PM

Exchanges of gunfire at restaurant opposite Ouagadougou hotel

Burkina Faso's Interior Minister said during the night that firefighters had seen 10 bodies on the terrace of the restaurant.

16 Jan 2016 1:19 PM

20 killed as al-Qaeda storms hotel in Burkina Faso, 63 hostages freed

Gunshots and explosions rocked four-star Splendid hotel and nearby Cappuccino restaurant.

16 Jan 2016 11:55 AM