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Northern Mali

Al-Qaeda takeover of northern Mali

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Stats:

Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 94.5 Alert (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 4
WFP Hunger Map: 32 % undernourished
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Unchanged

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apanews.net Le Maroc condamne « fermement » l'attaque terroriste à Kidal 02/14
apanews.net Trois jours de deuil en Guinée, après la mort de six soldats à Kidal 02/14
reuters.com Mali Islamist group Ansar Dine claims attack on U.N. base 02/13
reuters.com U.S. commander sees al Qaeda Africa group strengthening 02/13
allafrica.com Mali: In Mali Visit President Joachim Gauck Calls for Development and Security 02/13
nzherald.co.nz Mali: Extremists claim attack that killed 5 peacekeepers 02/13
turkishweekly.net Gunmen attack UN base in northern Mali 02/12
france24.com Deadly attack targets UN mission in northern Mali 02/12
voanews.com UN Peacekeeping Base Attacked in Northern Mali 02/12
pravdareport.com Violent skirmish at UN base in Mali: Casualties are reported 02/12
bbc.co.uk Deadly mortar attack hits UN Mali base 02/12
dw.com In Mali visit President Joachim Gauck calls for development and security 02/12
stripes.com Several people killed in attack on UN base in Mali 02/12
tribune.com.pk Six UN peacekeepers among 9 troops killed in Mali attacks 02/12
reuters.com Suspected Islamist militants kill three at Mali customs post 02/11
voanews.com Suspected Islamist Militants Kill 3 at Mali Customs Post 02/11
aaj.tv Suspected Islamist militants kill three at Mali customs post 02/11
bbc.co.uk Ayrault is new French foreign minister 02/11
foxnews.com 3 killed in attack on customs post in central Mali 02/11
bbc.co.uk French Foreign Minister Fabius to quit 02/10
foxnews.com 3 soldiers die after vehicle hits land mine in central Mali 02/10
bbc.co.uk Landmine 'kills 3 soldiers' in Mali 02/09
voanews.com Australian Former Hostage Calls for Husband's Release 02/09
aljazeera.com Australian released by al-Qaeda says husband is alive 02/08
reuters.com Australian woman freed by al Qaeda says her husband is still alive 02/08
news.com.au Jocelyn Elliot arrives in Burkina Faso 02/08
voanews.com Australian Woman Freed by al-Qaida Says Her Husband Is Still Alive 02/08
reuters.com U.S. military seeks to prepare Africa for shifting terror threat 02/08
edition.cnn.com Australian kidnapped in Burkino Faso freed 02/07
france24.com Elderly Australian woman freed by al Qaeda in Burkina Faso 02/07
allafrica.com Burkina Faso: Australian Medical Worker Freed By Al Qaeda Kidnappers 02/07
modernghana.com Al-Qaeda claims Timbuktu attack 02/06
reuters.com Al Qaeda claims responsibility for attack on U.N. base in Mali 02/06
aljazeera.com Al-Qaeda claims kidnap of Australians in Burkina Faso 02/06
dw.com Australian medical worker freed by al Qaeda kidnappers in Burkina Faso 02/06
reuters.com Australian woman freed after kidnap by al Qaeda in Burkina Faso 02/06
sky.com Australian Grandmother Freed By Al Qaeda 02/06
foxnews.com Al-Qaida group claims attack on police station in north Mali 02/06
foxnews.com Malian Tuaregs returning home face violence in Timbuktu 02/06
telegraph.co.uk Australian woman freed after being kidnapped by al-Qaeda affiliate in Niger 02/06
bbc.co.uk Burkina militants free Australian woman 02/06
tribune.com.pk Timbuktu recovers its mausoleums, risen from ruins 02/05
aljazeera.com UN peacekeeping base under attack in Mali 02/05
allafrica.com Mali: Timbuktu - 900-Year-Old Ceremony Re-Consecrates Mausoleums Destroyed By Armed Groups 02/05
af.reuters.com Gunmen attack U.N. base, army checkpoint in Mali's Timbuktu - sources 02/05
france24.com Timbuktu’s historic mausoleums recovered from ruin 02/05
voanews.com Malian, UN Forces Retake Timbuktu Base After Attack 02/05
turkishweekly.net Twin attacks on UN base, hotel in northwestern Mali 02/05
stripes.com Car bomb explodes at UN base in Mali's Timbuktu 02/05
globalsecurity.org Malian forces take back UN police base from assailants 02/05
cnn.com Al Qaeda group says it holds two Australians 02/05
reuters.com Al Qaeda group claims kidnapping of Australians in Burkina Faso 02/05
modernghana.com Timbuktu recovers its mausoleums, risen from ruins 02/04
un.org Timbuktu: 900-year-old ceremony re-consecrates mausoleums destroyed by armed groups 02/04
vancouversun.com ISIL building ‘army of the poor’ in Libya by offering African recruits up to $1,400 02/02
telegraph.co.uk Damon Albarn among stars who defy Islamist threat at Mali music festival 02/01
modernghana.com Bern battles to keep Swiss woman kidnapped in Mali alive 01/31
ww4report.com RELIEF FOR LIBYA'S 'CHINESE CAMP'? 01/29
allafrica.com Mali: Soldiers Killed in Attack, Explosion in Northern Mali 01/29
modernghana.com Four soldiers killed in attack, explosion in northern Mali: military sources 01/28
reuters.com Four soldiers killed in two separate attacks in northern Mali 01/28
voanews.com Mali Reclaims Role as Cultural Hub With Music Festival 01/27
telegraph.co.uk Senegal arrests 500 people in terror crackdown 01/27
france24.com Al Qaeda affiliate claims kidnapping of Swiss nun in Mali 01/27
stripes.com North Africa al-Qaida group posts video of kidnapped Swiss 01/27
telegraph.co.uk British-accented terrorist appears in video threatening nun kidnapped in Mali 01/27
allafrica.com Mali: As Security Improves in Timbuktu, Refugee Family Returns 01/27
cnn.com Missionary taken hostage 01/27
reuters.com Senegal interrogates 900 people in counter-terrorism operation 01/26
allafrica.com Mali: UN Agencies Working in a 'Hostile Environment' in Mali 01/26
reuters.com Al Qaeda group releases video of Swiss hostage: monitor 01/26
voanews.com Senegal Questions 900 People in Counterterror Operation 01/26
modernghana.com New Issues Regarding Terror In West Africa 01/26
euronews.com 119 billion euros for German Army 01/26
dw.com Ombudsman: German army is 'short of almost everything' 01/26
modernghana.com Jihadists claim kidnap of Swiss woman in Mali: report 01/26
modernghana.com Tuareg women-only musical tradition reborn in Algeria 01/25
nation.co.ke Arrests in Burkina Faso attack probe 01/21
reuters.com From Dakar to N'Djamena, hotels boost security after Burkina attack 01/21
cp-africa.com Mali calls for Swift Implementation of Peace Deal 01/20
modernghana.com Three police killed in Mali attack by suspected jihadists 01/20
csmonitor.com Burkina Faso attack puts West Africa on edge over jihadist threat 01/20
foxnews.com Armed men kill 3 gendarmes in Mali's central region 01/20
modernghana.com Arrests in Burkina Faso attack probe, Italy lays wreath for boy 01/20
stripes.com Video footage shows Burkina Faso attackers 01/19
modernghana.com The Time To Arm Immigration Is Now! 01/19
allafrica.com Burkina Faso: 'Trial By Fire' for New Burkina Faso Leaders After Attack 01/19
stripes.com Burkina Faso detains, questions several people after attack 01/19
bbc.co.uk Three Burkina Faso attackers 'at large' 01/19
modernghana.com Kidnapped Australian doctor's patients turn to Facebook 01/19
bbc.co.uk Mali and Burkina to tackle militants 01/18
grnlive.com Burkina Faso and Mali to join forces to counter Islamist attacks 01/18
reuters.com Mali government, rebels urge progress on implementing peace deal 01/18
stripes.com Burkina Faso capital security tightens after jihadi attack 01/18
af.reuters.com Mali gov't, rebels urge progress on implementing peace deal 01/18
strategypage.com COUNTER-TERRORISM: Germany Steps Up 01/18
dw.com 'Trial by fire' for new Burkina Faso leaders after attack 01/18
reuters.com Al Qaeda names fighters behind attack on Burkina capital 01/18
bbc.co.uk After Burkina Faso and Mali, where next? 01/18
bbc.co.uk Burkina campaign to free Australians 01/17