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
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
The identity of the gunmen is yet to be ascertained.
02 Dec 2019 1:07 PM
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