Not less than 20 troopers and one civilian killed in “terrorist” assault in Niger

Not less than 20 troopers and one civilian killed in “terrorist” assault in Niger

MadridNot less than 20 troopers and one civilian had been killed on Tuesday in a “terrorist” assault towards a detachment of the Nigerien military within the division of Tera, which is positioned within the area of Tillaberi, within the northwest of the nation and near the border with Mali and Burkina Faso, the place quite … Read more

U.S. Troops Ordered to Depart Niger, Impression on U.S. Navy Operations in Sahel

U.S. Troops Ordered to Depart Niger, Impression on U.S. Navy Operations in Sahel

Niger Orders U.S. Troops’ Withdrawal: Joint Assertion Niger Orders U.S. Troops’ Withdrawal: Joint Assertion Nigerien protection officers affirm U.S. navy withdrawal by mid-September U.S. troops, upon the order of Niger, will full their withdrawal by the center of September, each the Pentagon and Nigerien protection officers said on Sunday. The choice was reached after 4 … Read more

US will withdraw most of its troops from Chad and Niger

US will withdraw most of its troops from Chad and Niger

Washington. The United States will withdraw most of its troops from Chad and Niger as it works to restore agreements governing the role the US military can play there, the Pentagon said Thursday. Both African countries have been integral parts of the US military’s campaigns against extremist organizations in the Sahel region, but Niger’s ruling … Read more

Growing Pro-Russian Sentiment in Niger and Surrounding Countries Sparks Concerns of Anti-Western Alliance Formation

Growing Pro-Russian Sentiment in Niger and Surrounding Countries Sparks Concerns of Anti-Western Alliance Formation

APIn Niger and surrounding countries, pro-Russian (and anti-Western) sentiment is growing NOS Nieuws•vandaag, 13:02 Eva de Vries Foreign editor Eva de Vries Foreign editor After Mali and Burkina Faso, Niger is also strengthening ties with Russia. This week landed a group of military trainers and employees of the Russian Ministry of Defense in the capital … Read more

UN Commission Decision Allows Niger’s Ambassador to Represent Niamey in New York

UN Commission Decision Allows Niger’s Ambassador to Represent Niamey in New York

After three months in limbo, a specialized UN Commission made a decision. The ambassador of the transitional government of Niger will now be able to represent Niamey in New York. Last September, the UN banned him from accessing the General Assembly, observing the directives transmitted by the Security Council which continued to recognize the government … Read more

French Ambassador to Niger, Sylvain Itte, Leaves Country Amid Unrest Since July Coup

French Ambassador to Niger, Sylvain Itte, Leaves Country Amid Unrest Since July Coup

ANP There has been unrest in Niger since the coup in July NOS Nieuws•vandaag, 15:28 The French ambassador to Niger, Sylvain Itté, has left the country. That’s what French authorities say. The decision comes a month after coup plotters in Niger demanded Itté leave. The French government previously decided not to cooperate, because they do … Read more

The PSOE Loses Absolute Majority in Nijar’s Municipal Elections, PP Gains Ground

The PSOE Loses Absolute Majority in Nijar’s Municipal Elections, PP Gains Ground

The PSOE has been the most voted list, but has been left behind a councilor of the absolute majority of this legislature. Esperanza Pérez Felices, mayor in the last two terms, will give up the baton of command to José Francisco Garrido Requena, mayor of the PP, if he gets the support of María del … Read more

US Government’s Consideration of Assassinating Leaders in Niger: SVR Report

US Government’s Consideration of Assassinating Leaders in Niger: SVR Report

Niger’s junta-appointed Prime Minister Ali Mahamane Lamine Zeine speaks during a press conference in the capital city of Niamey, Niger, September 4, 2023. Photo/REUTERS MOSCOW – The United States (US) government is considering whether to assassinate the leaders of the new military government in Niger, which seized power in late July. The Russian Foreign Intelligence … Read more

France Refuses to Recognize Niger Coup, Keeps Ambassador Despite Pressure

France Refuses to Recognize Niger Coup, Keeps Ambassador Despite Pressure

France justified again on Sunday to keep its ambassador in Niger By refusing to recognize the coup, pointing out that it is making sure to ensure his security in the face of pressure, while the military regime that took power at the end of July is demanding his departure. French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna said … Read more

French Ambassador Sylvain Itte’s Ultimatum in Niger: Updates and Anti-French Sentiment

French Ambassador Sylvain Itte’s Ultimatum in Niger: Updates and Anti-French Sentiment

Aug 28, 2023 at 2:14 PM Update: an hour ago French ambassador Sylvain Itte is still in Niger, despite the coup plotters’ demand to leave within 48 hours. That ultimatum has now expired. French President Emmanuel Macron announced in a speech on Monday that Itte will remain in Niger. Itte was told by the coup … Read more