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Chadian troops frequently fight rebels along the country's northern border with Libya.  By Renaud MASBEYE BOYBEYE (AFP/File)

Rebels attack northern Chad on presidential poll day

Apr 12, 2021 | Chad

Rebels entered northern Chad on Sunday, the day of the country's presidential election, the army said, with the militia ...

Apr 11, 2021 | Chad

Chad headed into presidential elections on Sunday in which Idriss Deby Itno, the country's ruler for the last three deca ...

Apr 9, 2021 | Chad

Idriss Deby Itno, the frontrunner in elections in Chad this weekend, has carved out a reputation as the West's stalwart ...

Apr 9, 2021 | Chad

Voters in Chad go to the polls on Sunday for presidential elections that seem destined to hand the country's 30-year lea ...

Apr 8, 2021 | Chad

The security forces in Chad have brutally stifled dissent in the run-up to presidential elections this weekend, banning ...

Mar 30, 2021 | Chad

Chad's Idriss Deby Itno, combining hardline tactics with political savvy, has sidelined his most viable challengers, lea ...

Mar 4, 2021 | Chad

Chad's Supreme Court said Wednesday that nine candidates including incumbent President Idriss Deby Itno had been approve ...

Mar 1, 2021 | Chad

Chad's main opposition candidate, Saleh Kebzabo, on Monday announced he was withdrawing from the country's upcoming pres ...

Feb 28, 2021 | Chad

Authorities in Chad and a senior opposition figure running for president blamed each other for a deadly gun battle in th ...

Feb 19, 2021 | Chad

A Chadian court on Thursday sentenced a rights activist to three years in jail for writing that the country's iron-fiste ...

Feb 17, 2021 | Chad

Thirty-five people have been killed in fighting in recent days between semi-nomadic herders and farmers in southeastern ...

Feb 16, 2021 | Chad

Chad will send 1,200 troops to combat jihadists in a flashpoint Sahel border zone, its president said Monday, as France ...

Feb 15, 2021 | Chad

Chad on Monday called for international support to help the beleaguered Sahel as five nations and ally France began a su ...

Feb 9, 2021 | Chad

Fifteen parties in Chad's fragmented opposition said on Tuesday that they had named a single candidate to contest presid ...

Feb 6, 2021 | Chad

Chad's ruling party on Saturday endorsed President Idriss Deby Itno's bid for a sixth term in an election later this yea ...