Gulf Times - Ouagadougou
Al-Mahmoud arrives in Burkina Faso

Al-Mahmoud arrives in Burkina Faso

HE the Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud arrived Tuesday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso,

18 dead in 'terror attack' on Burkina Faso restaurant

18 dead in 'terror attack' on Burkina Faso restaurant

Security forces in Burkina Faso's capital ended an assault on Monday against suspected jihadists who opened fire on a restaurant in a "terrorist attack" that left at least 18 people dead, the government said.

Australian woman freed after kidnap by al Qaeda in Burkina Faso

Australian woman freed after kidnap by al Qaeda in Burkina Faso

An elderly Australian woman kidnapped with her husband in Burkina Faso by a group affiliated to al Qaeda has been freed, neighbouring Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou said.

Burkina arrests 11 failed coup soldiers after arms depot raid

Burkina arrests 11 failed coup soldiers after arms depot raid

Eleven former members of the elite Burkinabe presidential guard which staged a brief but failed coup last year were arrested after a raid Friday on an arms depot near the capital, the army said Sunday.