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France, Britain, US put UN hold on Chinese arms deliveries to Central African Republic

France, Britain and the United States have put a hold on a request from the Central African Republic (CAR) for UN Security Council approval...

Pentagon probe finds training, command issues in Niger ambush

A comprehensive probe into last year's deadly attack on US and local forces in Niger uncovered a series of avoidable blunders leading up to...

UK to Deploy Chinooks to Support French Operations in Africa

The Prime Minister is expected to make the announcement as part of the UK-France Summit at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, where she will...

Live-Fire Exercises Conducted by PLA Base in Djibouti

The Djibouti Logistics Support Base of the People's Liberation Army conducted a live-fire exercise on Thursday with its heavy-duty weapons, according to the Chinese...

France says ‘go ahead’ to African security initiatives

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday encouraged African nations calling for greater autonomy over their security to "go for it", following the...

US mission in Niger not what US commanders say it was: report

The military operation that left four US commandos dead in Niger was actually a mission to capture or kill a militant leader, not a...

US carries out more airstrikes in Libya

WASHINGTON: The US military has carried out more air strikes against the Islamic State group in Libya, killing several fighters, the US Africa Command...

Rocket attack on UN camp in Mali kills one, wounds 9

Bamako: Shelling and rocket fire on a UN camp in Mali's troubled Timbuktu killed one yet to be identified person and wounded nine peacekeepers,...

US counting on French anti-terror ops in Africa: Mattis

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday urged France to continue its African anti-terror operations under its new presidency, as he visited strategic Djibouti...

US, UK and France Begin Exercise Alligator Dagger 17

U.S., U.K. and France began Exercise Alligator Dagger 17, April 5. The two-week multilateral amphibious exercise is taking place in international waters off the...