News and updates about Chad

Chad restores full diplomatic relations with Israel

Israel has an ambassador to Chad for the first time in 50 years, adding to Israel’s growing ties to African countries.

Chad restores full diplomatic relations with Israel

Hundreds clash with security forces after Chad's leader's death

Protesters in Chad confronted police demanding a return to civilian rule after the military took over power following president's death.

Hundreds clash with security forces after Chad's leader's deathplayer

Watch: Islamic militants closing in on Chad capital after president's assassination

The son of Chad’s slain leader took over as president and military chief as rebels prepare to storm the nation's capital.

Watch: Islamic militants closing in on Chad capital player

Chad's president killed by rebels - hours after being reelected

President Idriss Deby dies of wounds suffered after military engagement with rebels in northern Chad, day after he was reelected.

Chad's president killed by rebels - hours after being reelected

ANALYSIS: Israel's changing position in the world

The list of countries interested in establishing or improving relations with Israel in a variety of ways is increasing rapidly.

ANALYSIS: Israel's changing position in the world

Netanyahu meets with senior Chad officials

Prime Minister Netanyahu discusses appointing ambassadors, opening missions, including possibility of opening embassy in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu meets with senior Chad officials

Israel seeking to strengthen ties with Mali

After announcement of resumption of relations with Chad, senior Israeli officials say Mali is next.

Israel seeking to strengthen ties with Mali

Jihadists: Mali attack because of Chad-Israel relations

Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists claim attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali, say it was response to Chad’s renewal of diplomatic ties with Israel.

Jihadists: Mali attack because of Chad-Israel relations

Netanyahu, Chad President announce renewed diplomatic ties

Both sides view renewal of relations as key to future cooperation for benefit of both countries.

Netanyahu, Chad President announce renewed diplomatic tiesplayer

Netanyahu leaves for Chad: An important breakthrough

Netanyahu: Chad visit part of the revolution in the Arab and Muslim world. Iran and the Palestinians are trying to prevent it.

Netanyahu leaves for Chad: An important breakthrough

Netanyahu set for first-ever visit by Israel PM to Chad

PM departs for visit on Sunday. Source says visit might include official announcement of resumption of diplomatic relations.

Netanyahu set for first-ever visit by Israel PM to Chad

Report: Netanyahu to visit Chad soon

Prime Minister to fly for a first visit to the Muslim country even before the elections.

Report: Netanyahu to visit Chad soon

PM to travel to Chad for official resumption of relations

Netanyahu announces he will soon head to Chad to announce official resumption of diplomatic relations. Upcoming goals: Bahrain and Sudan.

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Chad President: 'We'll renew relations with Israel within weeks'

President of Chad says his country doesn't intend to tarry in diplomatic relations with Israel, will help renew ties with Sudan.

Chad President: 'We'll renew relations with Israel within weeks'

The controversy surrounding the visit of the President of Chad

Foreign Ministry sought to condition visit of Chad President Idriss Deby on immediate renewal of relations between Chad and Israel.

The controversy surrounding the visit of the President of Chad

An Israel-Sudan relationship in the offing?

Israel reportedly in talks with several African nations, including Sudan, to allow flights from Israel to South America in their airspace.

An Israel-Sudan relationship in the offing?

'Chad and Israel will fight terror together'

PM welcomes President of had Idriss Deby on first visit by leader of African nation since countries severed ties in 1972.

'Chad and Israel will fight terror together'

President of Chad to arrive for historic visit in Israel

After over 45 years of severed diplomatic relations, Chad's president to arrive in Israel as significant step toward renewing relations.

President of Chad to arrive for historic visit in Israel

Israel to establish relations with Chad?

Israel has reportedly been holding contacts over the last three months to establish official diplomatic relations with Chad.

Israel to establish relations with Chad?

Trump announces new travel restrictions for 8 countries

President Trump replacing travel ban with a targeted list of restrictions enhancing vetting for nationals from eight countries.

Trump announces new travel restrictions for 8 countries

Israel official on first visit to Chad in 40 years

Foreign Ministry Director Dr. Dore Gold visits Chad, meets with President Deby in effort to improve relations between two countries.

Israel official on first visit to Chad in 40 years

How Does Chad Beat Terror? Banning Burqas

West can learn from Africa? After suicide bomber dresses as woman, Muslim-majority Chad vows to arrest anyone in full-face veil.

How Does Chad Beat Terror? Banning Burqas

Libyan Official: Qaddafi Headed South

As hunt for Muammar Qaddafi continues, speculation is he is headed toward Chad or Niger.

Libyan Official: Qaddafi Headed South

Sudan Govt, Darfur Rebels Deal

The Sudan government has made a ceasefire deal with the Justice and Equality Movement rebel group in Darfur. A formal deal is due in March.

Sudan Govt, Darfur Rebels Reach Peace Deal