Tagged: Niger

‘Red Crescent fully prepared to carry out its humanitarian duty to displaced Africans,’ Annahar (Algeria), 26 May 2014

Algeria is prepared to carry out its humanitarian duty to African refugees in its territory, according to the head of the Algerian Red Crescent, who also criticized European policies in dealing with refugees. Continue reading

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‘France rules out Western military intervention in southern Libya,’ al-Jazeera (Qatar), 10 February 2014

France, who recently sent troops to northern Mali to fight armed Islamists, has ruled out Western intervention in southern Libya, at the request of Niger, who is concerned of the area becoming an even greater hotbed for terrorism. Continue reading

‘Washington includes the group ‘al-Melthimun’ (the Masked Men) in terrorist organizations list’, Anba Info (Mauritania), 19th December 2013

al-melthimumThe U.S. has included the militant group known as the Masked Battalion lead by Mokhtar Bilmokhtar  in its list of terrorist organizations. The group split from AQIM in late 2012, but threatens to subvert all U.S. and Western interests in the Sahel.

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