Desert libraries in Mauritania: Treasures in need of protection

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Desert libraries in Mauritania: Treasures in need of protection” – below is their description. Remarkable treasures lie dormant in Mauritania. Thousands of manuscripts and books dating back to the 12th and 13th century are housed in libraries in the city of Chinguetti, the site of an ancient … Read more Desert libraries in Mauritania: Treasures in need of protection

Teenage girl found in boat drifting for 22 days at sea – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Teenage girl found in boat drifting for 22 days at sea – BBC News” – below is their description. A 17-year-old from Ivory Coast has shared her incredible story of being rescued after spending three weeks adrift at sea. Out of 59 passengers, Aicha is one of only … Read more Teenage girl found in boat drifting for 22 days at sea – BBC News

ST Vincent & Grenadines, Yemen, Somalia & other topics – Daily Briefing (15 April 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “ST Vincent & Grenadines, Yemen, Somalia & other topics – Daily Briefing (15 April 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – ST Vincent & Grenadine – Yemen – Somalia – UN Interim Forice In Lebanon – COVID-19/Azerbaijan – … Read more ST Vincent & Grenadines, Yemen, Somalia & other topics – Daily Briefing (15 April 2021)

France’s Macron rules out immediate troop drawdown from Sahel

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “France’s Macron rules out immediate troop drawdown from Sahel” – below is their description. The French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out an immediate reduction in French forces fighting armed groups linked to al-Qaeda and ISIL (ISIS) in West Africa’s Sahel region. Macron told regional leaders at … Read more France’s Macron rules out immediate troop drawdown from Sahel

REPLAY: Macron says no ‘immediate’ reduction of France’s Sahel force

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “REPLAY: Macron says no ‘immediate’ reduction of France’s Sahel force” – below is their description. #REPLAY – President Emmanuel #Macron said Tuesday there would be no “immediate” reduction in the 5,100 French troops supporting #Sahel nations fighting an Islamist insurgency. “Changes that are likely to be significant … Read more REPLAY: Macron says no ‘immediate’ reduction of France’s Sahel force

2 million people internally displaced: How to stabilize Africa’s Sahel region? | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “2 million people internally displaced: How to stabilize Africa’s Sahel region? | DW News” – below is their description. Leaders of the so-called G5 West African Sahel nations are meeting in Chad to discuss the region’s security situation. French President Emmanuel Macron and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maass … Read more 2 million people internally displaced: How to stabilize Africa’s Sahel region? | DW News

Macron urges expanded anti-terror fight, government control in Sahel

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Macron urges expanded anti-terror fight, government control in Sahel” – below is their description. #France will intensify its efforts to help “decapitate” Qaeda-linked groups operating in the #Sahel of western #Africa, President Emmanuel #Macron told leaders in the region via video conference on Tuesday. He also urged … Read more Macron urges expanded anti-terror fight, government control in Sahel

A new strategy to fight armed groups in Africa’s Sahel region? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “A new strategy to fight armed groups in Africa’s Sahel region? | Inside Story” – below is their description. The campaign against armed groups in the Sahel in Africa is making little progress. Fighters linked to ISIL and Al Qaeda still hold large swathes of territory. France … Read more A new strategy to fight armed groups in Africa’s Sahel region? | Inside Story

G5 Sahel summit: Macron, regional leaders discuss jihadist insurgency

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “G5 Sahel summit: Macron, regional leaders discuss jihadist insurgency” – below is their description. #France and five allies gather on Monday to discuss the #Sahel’s #jihadist insurgency, with Paris looking for support enabling it to cut French troop numbers in the strife-torn region. Leaders of the so-called … Read more G5 Sahel summit: Macron, regional leaders discuss jihadist insurgency

G5 Sahel summit: France to meet regional leaders as it mulls troop drawdown

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “G5 Sahel summit: France to meet regional leaders as it mulls troop drawdown” – below is their description. #France and five allies gather on Monday to discuss the #Sahel’s #jihadist insurgency, with Paris looking for support enabling it to cut French troop numbers in the strife-torn region. … Read more G5 Sahel summit: France to meet regional leaders as it mulls troop drawdown

Will Morocco and Polisario go to war? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Will Morocco and Polisario go to war? | Inside Story” – below is their description. A thirty-year old ceasefire is over in the disputed territory of Western Sahara. That’s according to the pro-independence Polisario Front. It says Moroccan troops have launched an attack in the region. Morocco’s … Read more Will Morocco and Polisario go to war? | Inside Story

Volatile situation in Ethiopia & other topics – Daily Briefing (6 November 2020)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Volatile situation in Ethiopia & other topics – Daily Briefing (6 November 2020)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/Myanmar, – Chief Executives Board, – Ethiopia, – Kosovo, – Measles/Polio, – COVID-19/Kenya, – Report/Famine, – Migrants/Mauritania, – Environment, … Read more Volatile situation in Ethiopia & other topics – Daily Briefing (6 November 2020)

#UNGA75 General Debate Live (Israel, DPR Korea, New Zealand, & More) – 29 September 2020

United Nations published this video item, entitled “#UNGA75 General Debate Live (Israel, DPR Korea, New Zealand, & More) – 29 September 2020” – below is their description. Join us LIVE for the historic 75th United Nations General Assembly debate! From 22 – 26 and 29 September 2020, more than 100 world leaders, thousands of diplomats … Read more #UNGA75 General Debate Live (Israel, DPR Korea, New Zealand, & More) – 29 September 2020

🇲🇷 Mauritania – Minister for Foreign Affairs Addresses General Debate, 75th Session

United Nations published this video item, entitled “🇲🇷 Mauritania – Minister for Foreign Affairs Addresses General Debate, 75th Session” – below is their description. Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, addresses the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the … Read more 🇲🇷 Mauritania – Minister for Foreign Affairs Addresses General Debate, 75th Session

Could an oil dispute worsen Libya’s civil war? | Inside Story

Oil has played a major role in Libya’s years-long civil war. Most of the oilfields are in the east, under warlord Khalifa Haftar’s control. This means the UN-recognised Government of National Accord in Tripoli has been cut off from a huge source of income. On Friday, Haftar’s forces allowed a tanker to transport some of … Read more Could an oil dispute worsen Libya’s civil war? | Inside Story