Daily Archives: November 14, 2020

IS Claims Burkina Attack That Left 14 Soldiers Dead

The Islamic State on Saturday said it had staged a midweek ambush of soldiers in Burkina Faso ahead of elections this month.The Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, in a message carried on its Amaq news outlet and on social media, said it killed 20 sol…

Army Identifies 5 Americans Killed in Egypt Helicopter Crash

Five American soldiers killed in a helicopter crash this week while on a peacekeeping mission in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula included one who left behind a wife pregnant with their daughter.The soldiers were part of an international force that monitors the…

New US Diplomat: South Sudan Policy Unlikely to Change

U.S. government policy toward South Sudan isn’t expected to change regardless of the new presidential administration, according to Jon Danilowicz, the new U.S. charge d’affaires to South Sudan.He said the top priority will remain restoring peace and s…