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US wants to reduce presence in Africa, warns top officer

The United States wants to reduce its military presence in Africa, Washington's top military officer said, as France hosts Sahel leaders as it seeks...

63 ‘terrorists’, 25 others killed in Niger army base attack

Heavily armed assailants stormed a military base in Niger on Thursday killing 25 people and leading to fierce clashes that killed 63 “terrorists”, the...

Turkish troops start moving toward Libya

Turkey has begun deploying troops to Libya for “coordination and stability,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, revealing that Ankara will establish an operational...

Erdogan says parliament to vote in January on Libya troop deployment

The Turkish parliament will in January vote on a motion to send troops to Syria to support the UN-backed government in Tripoli, President Recep...

Libya’s GNA says ready to implement military deal with Turkey

Libya's UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Thursday approved the implementation of a military deal with Turkey, paving the way for a bigger...

UAE denies shipping weapons to Libya despite embargo

The UAE denied Tuesday it shipped US missiles to Libya, which is under a UN arms embargo, after a democratic senator warned Washington could...

Pentagon expects China to add international military bases

The US Defence Department expects China to add military bases around the world to protect its investments in its ambitious One Belt One Road...

Clashes rage in Libya despite UN truce call

Tripoli: Fighting raged south of Libya's capital Sunday despite a UN call for a two-hour ceasefire, as forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar and the...

Triple Nickels kick-off exercise African Lion 2019 with a roar

BEN GUERIR AIR BASE, MOROCCO: Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing and Royal Moroccan Air Force conduct F-16 aviation training during exercise African Lion...

US conducts series of strikes in Somalia

US forces have conducted a series of air strikes in Somalia in recent days, including one announced Wednesday that officials said killed six militants. The...