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Idriss Déby: The death of an African warrior

We worry about the Middle East. We pivot toward Asia. As for Latin America, we at least pay attention to Venezuela, Cuba and the countries from which emigrants are streaming north. But Africa? Mostly, we...
Chad's President Idriss Déby Itno during a visit at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem on Nov. 26, 2018. Photo by Yonatan SIndel/Flash90.

Chad’s longtime leader Idriss Déby Itno killed during rebel clashes

Chad’s President Idriss Déby Itno died on Tuesday at age 68 during a visit to the frontline of a battle with rebels, hours after winning a vote that would have given him a sixth...
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin meets with Chad President Idriss Derby on Nov. 25, 2018. Credit: Haim Zach/GPO.

President of Chad makes historic, first visit to Israel

The president of Chad, Idriss Déby, made a historic visit to Israel on Sunday with a focus on security issues, marking the first visit by a Chadian president since Israel’s founding in 1948. “President Déby,...