Northern Mali

Al-Qaeda takeover of northern Mali See summary

Recent articles: 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 Suspect in Ivory Coast al Qaeda attack arrested in Mali 01/12 Germany to Deploy Helicopters, More Soldiers to UN Mission in Mali 01/11 Germany agrees to send more troops to Mali 01/11 Mali military: 5 soldiers killed, 3 hurt by roadside bomb 01/11 Al-Qaeda ally releases video showing Swiss hostage alive: SITE 01/10 Recent News from Gao, Mali: Mixed Patrols, A Kidnapping, and A Shooting 01/10 Red Cross Worker Shot Dead in Northern Mali 01/05 ‘I have failed’: Libya deputy PM quits   01/02 Mali: European Aid Worker Kidnapped 12/31 Burkina Faso replaces army chief after series of attacks 12/28 Mali: Aid Worker Kidnapped 12/26 French aid worker kidnapped in Mali: France 12/25 Mali's Christians return to church under police protection 12/25 French aid worker Sophie Petronin kidnapped in Mali 12/25 Malian authorities say Swiss aid worker abducted in Gao 12/24 French-Swiss aid worker kidnapped in Mali 12/24 Mali's Tuareg rebels withdraw from committee implementing peace deal 12/21 Mali's Tuareg separatists suspend participation in peace deal 12/20 Tuareg Rebels Step Back From Panel Implementing Mali Peace Accord 12/20 Mali: Germany's Army Union Slams Conditions for Soldiers in Mali 12/20 Mali: Defense Minister Visits German Soldiers in Mali 12/19 Germany's army union slams conditions for soldiers in Mali 12/19 Mali: Treason Charges Against Former President Dropped 12/18 12 soldiers killed in attack on Burkina Faso army post 12/17 Treason case dropped against ousted Mali president 12/17 Burkina Faso: Deadly Attack Targets Army Base 12/17 Mali Lawmakers Drop Treason Charges Against Ousted President 12/17 Mali will not charge former president Toure with treason 12/17 Attack in Burkina Faso Leaves 12 Soldiers Dead 12/16 Deadly attack targets army base in Burkina Faso 12/16 Burkina Faso militant attack: Twelve soldiers killed 12/16 12 soldiers killed in jihadist attack on Burkina Faso army 12/16 12 soldiers killed in militant attack on Burkina Faso army post 12/16 12 Burkina Faso troops killed in jihadist attack 12/16 Mali's gold miners could rival industrial producers 12/15 EU training mission in Mali: new mission commander appointed 12/07 Mali: France Impatient Over Malian Peace Accord 12/07 Armed men attack Mali prison; inmates freed, guard killed 12/06 Al-Qaida-led attacks intensify in Mali as Liberals prepare to announce peacekeeping mission 12/01 Mali: ‘Red Berets’ Trial Marks Progress in Tackling Impunity 11/30 Former Mali coup leader Sanogo goes on trial for soldier murders 11/30