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Northern Mali

Al-Qaeda takeover of northern Mali


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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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News up to: Mali's former rebels agree to join peace conference 03/28 Gao between fear and hope 03/27 Mali: Tuareg Factions to Boycott Mali Peace Conference 03/26 Tuareg factions to boycott Mali peace conference 03/25 3 soldiers dead as armed men attack northern Mali army base 03/25 Tuareg rebels say to boycott Mali peace conference 03/25 French national kidnapped in Chad, say military and security sources 03/23 French national abducted in Chad: French military source 03/23 Security in Mali 'worrying': UN peacekeeping mission 03/19 Al Qaeda branch rallies jihadists to join forces after Mali merger 03/17 Al-Qaeda Reorganizes in West Africa 03/16 One Step Forward, Two Steps Back For Northern Mali 03/11 Tuareg rebel militias again seize Timbuktu 03/10 Mali-based Islamic miltants claim deadly attack on military base 03/10 The Jihadist Merger in Mali and the Sahara 03/09 Mali: Soldiers Killed As Mali Rebels Defy Government 03/08 Mali: Soldiers Killed in Attack As Violence Surges 03/07 Africa: AU Falling Behind On Safety 03/07 Mali: Armed Groups Block Interim Govt 03/06 Soldiers killed in Mali attack as violence surges 03/06 Suspected extremists kill at least 5 gendarmes in Niger 03/06 11 Malian soldiers killed in attack on border base 03/05 10 Malian soldiers killed in attack on border post 03/05 Niger declares emergency in areas flanking restive Mali 03/04 3 Islamic extremist groups in Mali merge, pledge to al-Qaida 03/03 Niger declares emergency in areas flanking restive Mali 03/03 Three jihadi groups active in Mali announce merger 03/03 Three jihadist groups in Africa's Sahel announce merger 03/02 Mali jihadist groups announce they will merge - report 03/02 3 Mali Islamic extremist groups merge, pledge to al-Qaida 03/02 Albania to send infantry platoon to Iraq's anti-Islamic State coalition 02/28 Jihadists attack north Burkina Faso towns amid film festival 02/28 Tuareg rebels join Mali army in operation against extremists 02/28 Burkina Faso Looks to Its Neighbors for Help in Battling a Domestic Jihadi Threat 02/28 France sends backup to Niger after 16 troops killed 02/26 Malian govt, armed groups to return authorities to north 02/25 Mali soldiers, armed groups hold first joint patrol in northern town 02/23 Germany wants surveillance airships for U.N. mission in Mali 02/22 German Army Bulks Up, But Can the Bundeswehr Defend Europe? 02/22 Germany to increase army strength as US demands greater commitment from NATO members 02/21 Burkina president cedes defence portfolio in cabinet reshuffle 02/21 UN faces down deadly al-Qaida force in Mali 02/17 Interim authorities to begin work in Mali's north 02/17 Looking back; why Nigeria tripped at the AU 02/12 Gunmen kidnap Colombian nun in southern Mali 02/08 Sahel countries plan joint force to fight terror threat 02/07 Organizers lament cancellation of Timbuktu music festival 02/02 First Listen: Tinariwen, 'Elwan' 02/02 Mali: Peace in Mali - One Step Forward, Two Steps Back 02/01 Bundeswehr in Mali: dangerous, but necessary? 01/29 Armed extremists threaten teachers in northern Burkina Faso 01/27 Armed militants threaten teachers in northern Burkina Faso 01/27 Mali arrests two suspects in planned terror attack 01/27 FMM seeks probe into purported links between journalists’ murder and al Qaeda hostage ransom 01/27 French journalists’ murder 'linked to al Qaeda hostage ransom' 01/26 AFCON: Egypt qualifies, Mali's hopes washed away 01/25 Al-Qaeda Terror Attack in Mali Reaffirms Importance of American Engagement at the United Nations 01/25 Gambia’s President Barrow to return on Thursday 01/25 Suspected militant attack kills UN peacekeeper in Mali 01/24 Libya, Neighbors Hold Talks in Cairo to End Country's Crisis 01/22 14 members of pro-govt militia killed in Mali attack 01/22 Gyan becomes Ghana’s top Afcon scorer 01/22 Libya, Neighbors Hold Talks in Cairo to End Country’s Crisis 01/21 Mali: Death Toll From Suicide Blast At Gao Army Base Rises 01/20 Mali: More Details on the January 18 Gao Suicide Bombing 01/20 Africa: Counterterrorism Efforts Dominated Africa Policy During Obama Years 01/20 Al-Qaida-linked Militants Claim Responsibility for Mali Suicide Bombing 01/19 Al Qaeda affiliate says Gao attack ‘punishment’ for Malians working with France 01/19 Mali car bomb kills 50 in fresh blow to peace efforts 01/19 Counterterrorism Efforts Dominated Africa Policy During Obama Years 01/19 Death toll from Mali attack has risen to 77 -French army spokesman 01/19 Death toll from suicide blast at Mali army base rises 01/19 French military: death toll in Mali base attack rises to 77 01/19 Al Qaeda-linked group responsible for Mali bombing 01/19 Mali’s Mixed Patrols and Yesterday’s Gao Suicide Bombing 01/19 Explosion rips through military camp in Mali 01/18 Suicide bomb attack on pro-govt militia camp in Mali kills 37 01/18 Gambia: Jammeh Is Recruiting Mercenaries - Reports 01/18 Suicide attack on pro-govt militia camp in Mali kills 37 fighters 01/18 Bomb blast kills at least 25 in Mali military camp 01/18 Death toll in Mali suicide blast rises to more than 50 01/18 France says Mali army camp explosion is major "symbolic attack" 01/18 Mali – Terrorist attack (18.01.17) 01/18 Suicide blast 'kills 47' in worst Mali attack in years 01/18 Mali: Suicide car bombing kills 47 at military camp 01/18 Dozens die in Mali base suicide bombing 01/18 Al-Qaida-linked Militants Claim Responsibility for Mali Suicide Bombing 01/18 Over 40 killed in suicide attack on army base in Mali (PHOTOS) 01/18 Mali: Explosion at military camp kills dozens 01/18 Car bomb kills 37 at military camp in Mali 01/18 Tourists scramble for flights out of Gambia as troops mass at border and defeated president clings to power 01/18 At Least Two Soldiers Killed Amid More Clashes in Ivory Coast 01/17 West Africa: Mali's Keita Hails 'Loyal' Hollande At France-Africa Summit 01/15 France will continue to support Mali, Hollande tells France-Africa summit 01/14 Mali: Hollande Praises Mali Intervention, France Admits Killing Child 'Lookout' 01/14 Suspect in Ivory Coast al Qaeda attack arrested in Mali 01/13 Africa: Hollande's Legacy Overshadows Bamako France-Africa Summit 01/13 French President Says Farewell to Africa 01/12 Mali's Persistent Jihadist Problem 01/12 Alleged mastermind of Ivorian resort attack arrested, says RFI 01/12