Tag: Niger Coup

ECOWAS formally suspends Niger’s membership

The 15-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has formally suspended Niger's membership in the regional bloc…

France to withdraw ambassador and troops from Niger after coup: Macron

France has announced that it will end its diplomatic and military presence in Niger, following the coup that…

Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso form new security alliance in the Sahel

Three West African countries in the Sahel region, Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso, have signed a mutual defense…

Niger accuses France of preparing for military intervention

Niger’s military regime, which seized power in a coup in July, has accused France of deploying forces in…

France in Talks with Niger for Partial Withdrawal of Troops

France is in talks with Niger’s military about the partial withdrawal of its troops from the West African…

Niger coup supporters demand France to withdraw its troops and ambassador

Thousands of people supporting the new military rulers of Niger rallied near a French military base in the…

France ready to support ECOWAS’ military action in Niger — Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron has declared that France is ready to support any efforts, including military intervention, made…

Niger’s military on high alert put more pressure on French Envoy to leave

Niger’s military on high alert has ordered the French ambassador to leave the country within 48 hours, escalating…

France faces uncertain way forward in Africa’s Sahel region amid coups and anti-French protests

The Sahel region in Africa is a vast and arid area that spans several countries, including Burkina Faso,…

Niger: Pro-coup protesters rally near French base amid regional pressure

NIAMEY, Niger - Thousands of supporters of Niger’s coup leaders gathered on Friday near a French military base…

Niger’s military expels French ambassador amid rising tensions

Niger’s military which seized power in a coup on July 26, has ordered French ambassador Sylvain Itte to…

Algeria Rejects France’s Alleged Airspace Request for Niger Operation

Algeria has denied France’s request to use its airspace for a possible military intervention in Niger, where a…