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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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2 UN peacekeepers killed 10/04 The Word On the Street in Timbuktu (About the ICC Trial) 10/03 UN peacekeeper killed, several wounded in north Mali attack 10/03 UN peacekeeper killed, others wounded in Mali attack 10/03 U.S. Military Building $100 Million Drone Base In Central Niger 09/30 ICC sentences militant over destruction of Timbuktu shrines 09/29 US Calls on Mali Government to Sever Ties with Northern Militia 09/28 Malians dissatisfied with light sentence for Islamist who desecrated Timbuktu 09/28 Mali fighter jailed for nine years for Timbuktu attacks 09/27 Mali Islamist jailed for nine years for Timbuktu shrine attacks 09/27 ICC to rule on damage of Timbuktu shrines by Islamist rebel 09/27 Extremist Sentenced To 9 Years For Destroying Timbuktu's Holy Shrines 09/27 ICC finds Malian extremist guilty of war crime in destroying historic sites in Timbuktu 09/27 Army: Armed men kill soldier, civilian in Mali's Timbuktu 09/26 Armed men kill soldier, civilian in Mali's Timbuktu: Army 09/26 Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi: The vandal of Timbuktu 09/26 The Struggles of Peacebuilding in Mali 09/23 Libyan official says abductors of 3 foreigners known locally 09/20 Timbuktu's restored Sidi Yahya mosque 'carries political weight' 09/20 9/11 Anniversary: US Challenges world to rise against terrorism 09/10 Gunmen kill 3 soldiers, injure 2 in central Mali 'ambush' 09/10 Sri Lankan military officials in London for UN peacekeeping summit 09/08 Child Soldiers in Mali: A Skinny Boy with a Kalashnikov 09/08 Mali: President Fires Defence Minister After Gunmen Seize Village 09/05 Mali: Army Regains Control of Central Town From Armed Group 09/04 Sri Lankan army invited to join UN peacekeepers in Mali 09/04 Mali defence minister fired after jihadists temporarily seize town 09/04 Town in central Mali falls under jihadist control 09/03 Malian army regains central town from militants 09/03 Mali regains control of central town from armed group 09/03 Gunmen reportedly take over central Mali village 09/02 UN document says Morocco violated Western Sahara cease-fire 08/29 Mali’s foreign minister arrives in Khartoum on Monday 08/28 Maintaining way of life, Tuareg resist cultural changes 08/25 A jihadist’s cultural redemption 08/23 Islamist rebel Mahdi apologises for wrecking Timbuktu shrines in landmark trial 08/23 On trial: the destruction of history during conflict 08/22 Historic ICC trial over Timbuktu shrine damage 08/22 Malian Jihadist Pleads Guilty to Timbuktu War Crimes Charges 08/22 Extremist pleads guilty to terror attack on Timbuktu's mausoleums  08/22 Man on trial at ICC for destroying Timbuktu artefacts 08/22 Malian jihadist pleads guilty to Timbuktu shrine destruction in historic trial 08/22 Destroyer of Timbuktu's heritage goes on trial in the Hague 08/22 Islamic Terrorist Guilty of War Crimes 08/22 Africa: The Hague Tries Timbuktu Destruction As War Crime 08/21 Timbuktu mausoleum destruction suspect set to plead guilty 08/21 Mali Frees Arrested Radio Host After Deadly Protest 08/19 Violent protests in Mali's capital kill 3, injure several 08/17 Africa: African Press Review 16 August 2016 08/16 DR Congo declares 3-day national mourning after massacre 08/15 Scores hacked to death in Democratic Republic of Congo 08/14 5 Malian soldiers found dead in river Niger 08/11 Mali : les corps des 5 militaires disparus retrouvés dans le fleuve Niger 08/10 Mali finds bodies of 5 soldiers in river after attack 08/10 3 Arrested After Jihadi Flag Hung from Hotel in Mali Capital 08/09 FEATURE SERIES: Mali and the Peacebuilding Fund 08/08 1 jihadi dead in attacks, clashes with army in central Mali 08/08 Growing Dissent as Deby Embarks On Fifth Term 08/08 One U.N. peacekeeper killed, four wounded in north Mali mine attack 08/07