Category: Nigeria

France ready to strike extremists on Libya border

France said Monday its troops south of Libya are ready to strike extremists crossing the border, but the speaker of Libya’s internationally recognized parliament rejected any Western military intervention in his country. International concern has been mounting over Libya, which is mired in its worst fighting since Western and Gulf-backed rebels overthrew dictator Moammar Gadhafi […]

Nigerian defense chief says abducted girls located

Nigeria’s chief of defense said Monday,Nigeria’s military has located nearly 300 school girls abducted by Islamic extremists but fears using force to try to free them could get them killed, Air Marshal Alex Barde told demonstrators supporting the much criticized military that Nigerian troops can save the girls. But he added, “we can’t go and […]

US drones killed more girls than Boko Haram kidnapped

During a discussion on President Obama sending troops into Chad to help the search for the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram, Fox’s Judge Andrew Napolitano told Shepard Smith that American drone strikes have done more damage than the terrorist organization. The pair discussed the legality of sending those 80 troops into harm’s way in Chad, […]

Israel: Netanyahu offers to help Nigeria find abducted girls

Israel offered Nigeria help on Sunday in locating 200 schoolgirls abducted last month by Islamist rebel group Boko Haram in an attack that has drawn global condemnation and prompted some Western powers to provide assistance. “Israel expresses deep shock at the crime against the girls,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office quoted him as telling Nigerian […]

Nigeria kidnap: US and UK offer help in hunt for schoolgirls

The United States and Britain have offered military and technical support to Nigeria to hunt down the Islamist group which has abducted a new batch of schoolgirls, piling pressure on the Nigerian authorities to find and free the victims. President Barack Obama led a mounting international outcry on Tuesday and said Nigeria’s government had accepted […]

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