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https://www.nytimes.com/.../niger-green-berets-isis-firefight-december.html3 days ago ... WASHINGTON — Green Berets working with government forces in Niger killed
11 Islamic State militants in a firefight in December, the American military
acknowledged for the first time on Wednesday. The battle occurred two months
after four United States soldiers died in an ambush in another part of Niger ...
www.nytimes.com/topic/destination/nigerWorld news about Niger. Breaking news and archival information about its
people, politics and economy from The New York Times.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/13/.../niger-isis-green-berets-attack.htmlJan 13, 2018 ... A group in northwestern Africa that is loyal to the Islamic State issued a statement on Friday claiming responsibility for the October attack in Niger that killed four American soldiers who were on patrol with Nigerien forces.
... The assault last fall was one of the most deadly ...
https://www.nytimes.com/.../white-house-danger-pay-troops-niger-.htmlMar 6, 2018 ... WASHINGTON — The White House has yet to approve a Pentagon request to
provide imminent-danger pay to American troops assigned to Niger, a top military
commander said on Tuesday, raising new questions about the support given to
service members who are sent to West Africa to help in the fight ...
https://www.washingtonpost.com/...niger.../3aebba3e-c442-11e7-9922- 4151f5ca6168_story.htmlNov 10, 2017 ... NIAMEY, Niger — The body of Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four U.S. soldiers
killed in an ambush by Islamist militants in Niger last month, was found with his
arms tied and a gaping wound at the back of his head, according to two villagers,
suggesting that he may have been captured and then executed.
https://www.nytimes.com/.../pentagon-us-troops-niger-combat-pay.htmlMar 7, 2018 ... The reversal comes a day after a top commander said the White House was
deciding whether to add Niger to a list of combat zones where troops earn
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/30/us/.../pentagon-niger-drones.htmlNov 30, 2017 ... The Pentagon has received permission to put precision-guided bombs and
missiles on drones in Niger. The drones would increase the military's ability to go
after extremists in West Africa.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/...niger.../6a892130-c66f-11e7-9922- 4151f5ca6168_story.htmlNov 20, 2017 ... OUALLAM, Niger — By the time a U.S. Army Special Forces team arrived in
Tongo Tongo last month — its last stop in an ill-fated mission — Islamist militants
already wielded power and influence in the remote border village. In a poor,
barren region neglected by the state, the militants were at once the ...
https://www.washingtonpost.com/.../the-islamic-state-released-a-video-of- deadly-attack-of-u-s-soldiers-heres-why-it-matters/Mar 5, 2018 ... The horrifying nine-minute video shows three U.S. soldiers fighting for their lives
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/29/world/africa/niger-ambush-isis.htmlOct 29, 2017 ... Militants and smugglers operate in the impoverished African country, where the
scale of American military involvement has surprised even high-ranking senators.