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updated Thu. March 8, 2018

Chadian forces have used tanks and helicopter gunships to try to drive back rebels besieging the presidential palace in the capital N'Djamena. Aid agency MSF told the BBC there were "a lot of dead bodies" in the city, and 300 people being treated in hospitals. The rebels, who want to overthrow President ...

Rebels in Chad have seized control of large parts of the capital N'Djamena, and say they have surrounded the presidential palace. But Chad's ambassador to Ethiopia said the city had not fallen and President Idriss Deby was "fine" in his palace. There are unconfirmed reports from Libya that rebels have ...
Rebels and Chad government troops have clashed, as insurgent forces advance towards the capital, N'Djamena, with both sides claiming victory. "We expect to be able to eat our lunch in N'Djamena," rebel spokesman Abderaman Koulamallah told the BBC. The UN is pulling non-essential expatriate staff ...


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