Niger: January 2019 Chronology of Violent Incidents Related to Al-Qaeda affiliates Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), Boko Haram, Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), and Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS)

January 2019 witnessed same trends and increased in the number of violent incidents by VEOs and as a result of inter-communal tensions. Although not officially claimed, Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) and Jama’t Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) are...

Niger: December 2018 Chronology of Violent Incidents Related to Al-Qaeda affiliates Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), Boko Haram, Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), and Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS)

FULL PDF REPORT: December 2018 SITREP – Niger Key points for December 2018: Nigerien government announced on 07 December 2018 the extension of State of emergency in Diffa Region three more months. Reportedly, on 10 December 2018 militants cell discovered 15km...

Niger: November 2018 Chronology of Violent Incidents Related to Al-Qaeda affiliates Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS), ISWAP, and Boko Haram

Nigerien security forces conducted late October and early November operations along the Burkina Faso borders near Torodi, Say Province, Tillabéri Region. Minister of interior pointed out to deteriorated security conditions in the area. On 30 November Nigerien...