Northern Mali

Al-Qaeda takeover of northern Mali See summary

Recent articles: New Mali group seeks to end Al-Qaeda's influence 09/01 Fresh round of Mali peace talks to begin in Algiers 08/31 Mali: Rebel Groups Agree to End Hostilities 08/30 Suspected Islamists attack UN camp in northern Mali 08/29 Mali’s Rebel Groups Agree to End Hostilities 08/29 Africa's militants may be inspired by Islamic State gains, officials told 08/28 Mali rebel factions agree to end hostilities ahead of Sept talks 08/28 Africa's Militants May Be Inspired by Islamic State, Officials Told 08/28 UN Security Council Concerned With Spread of Terrorist Groups in Africa 08/27 Media Conference Call: ISIS and Islamic Extremism (Audio) 08/27 UN asks Sahel countries to set up border patrols 08/27 Peace talks in Mali : Talks without hope 08/26 US to Give Tunisia $60 Million in Military Aid 08/26 US to give Tunisia $60m in military aid 08/26 Rights groups denounce Mali for releasing jailed Islamist 08/25 East Africa: Other African Regions Should Follow in EAF's Footsteps 08/24 Mali releases ex-judge of extremist tribunal 08/23 Mali releases ex-judge of Islamic extremist tribunal for lack of evidence 08/23 Amnesty says Mali is holding children accused of belonging to armed groups in jail with adults 08/22 China vs US - superpower standoff in Africa 08/22 Egypt: Six Army Recruits Wounded in Sinai 08/21 MALI: The Leftovers 08/21 Rebel Divisions Already Plague Latest Round of Mali Peace Talks 08/21 Amnesty: Mali holding children detainees as adults 08/21 Egyptian Blue Berets to Be Sent to Central African Republic, Mali, Darfur 08/21 Mali: Seminar On the Reform of the Malian Army 08/19 ALGERIA: The Island Of Tranquility 08/18 2 UN peacekeepers killed, 7 hurt in Mali 08/17 Suspected Boko Haram Kidnap 100 in Northern Nigeria 08/16 Two UN peacekeepers killed in Mali suicide attack 08/16 UN peacekeeper killed in north Mali 08/16 UN mission: Peacekeeper killed in northern Mali, 5 others wounded in suicide attack near Ber 08/16 2 UN peacekeepers killed in north Mali; 7 wounded 08/16 UN peacekeeper killed in north Mali; 5 wounded 08/15 French Forces Capture Al-Qaida Suspects 08/14 Kenya - Unknown Gunmen Kill One in Garissa 08/14 Albanian Police Captures Somali and Eritrean Immigrants 08/14 Mo Farah Wins a Gold Medal 08/14 Mali peace talks postponed to September 1 08/13 Mali army arrests 3 militants 08/13 French troops arrest suspected terrorists in Mali 08/13 Ghana: 66 Senior Military Officers Pass Out From Staff College 08/12 French forces in Mali capture three Al-Qaeda suspects 08/12 Obama Directs Funds To Fight Terrorists In Africa 08/11 Casualties feared as French forces strike militant sites in Mali 08/11 Africa: Statement By Chair of Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict 08/11 Militants abandoning Al Qaeda to join ISIS: Report 08/10 France bombs Islamists in north Mali 08/10 France bombs Islamists in northern Mali 08/10 Mali: I Want to Prevent a Caliphate - President Keita 08/08 Mali jihadi leader reappears to threaten France 08/07 Mali’s mercurial jihadist leader targets France in rare video 08/07 Mali leader warns north could become criminal hub 08/07 As Obama pushes more Africa trade, security concerns loom 08/06 Iran seeking successor to Iraqi PM Maliki: official 08/05 Militants attack Tunisian army base, kill one soldier 08/03 Mauritania's Abdel Aziz sworn in for second term 08/02 No U.S. Intent to Engage in Africa Militarily - Susan Rice 08/01 Sahelistan loot: Al Qaeda sucks $125 million in ransoms (+ video) 07/31 There Is No U.S. Intent to Engage in Africa Militarily Says Susan Rice 07/31 Sahelistan loot: Al Qaeda sucks $125 million in ransoms, mostly from Europe 07/31 Africa: U.S. Not Looking for Permanent Military Presence in Africa 07/31 Mali: French pursue jihadis; talks open with MNLA 07/31 Kidnapping business travellers : Taken 07/31 Interactive: France’s new game plan to counter jihadism in Africa 07/31 Europe Funds Terror Through Ransom Payments – Pulitzer Prize Finalist 07/30 At up to $10M per hostage, kidnapping has morphed into a major enterprise that earned Al-Qaeda $66M last year 07/30 Comment l'Europe finance le terrorisme et al-Qaida via le paiement des rançons 07/30 9 Things to Avoid When Starting a Caliphate 07/29 Ransoming Citizens, Europe Becomes al-Qaida's Patron 07/29 Bankrolling terror? European countries reportedly paying millions in ransoms to Al Qaeda 07/29 UN Presses for Mali Peace Talks Starting August 17th 07/29 Ransoming Citizens, Europe Becomes Al Qaeda’s Patron - 07/29 Moroccan police arrest French al-Qaeda recruiter 07/28 Video Shows French Troops Securing Mali Crash Site 07/28 Air Algerie crash: AH5017 pilots 'asked to turn back' 07/28 UN urges Mali's government and Tuareg separatists to engage in peace talks starting Aug. 17 07/28 UN presses for Mali peace talks starting Aug. 17 07/28 Algerian PM says bad weather to blame for Air Algerie crash 07/27 Among Algerian plane dead, 33 French soldiers, Hizballah high-up 07/27 Investigators find second black box from Air Algerie plane 07/27 Mali Opens Judicial Inquiry Into Air Algerie Crash 07/27 Tunisian soldiers killed near Algeria border 07/26 Militants kill two Tunisian soldiers near Algerian border: army 07/26 Experts to Begin 'Difficult' Probe into Air Algerie Crash 07/26 Algeria passenger plane wreckage found in Mali 07/25 110 die in Algerian plane crash 07/25 Wreckage of missing Algerian airliner found in Mali 07/25 Mali government, northern rebels sign roadmap deal for peace talks 07/25 The wreckage of Air Algerie aircraft found in Mali 07/25 Africa's Budding Democracy Should Be Encouraged to Grow 07/25 UN chief welcomes roadmap adopted by parties at inter-Malian peace talks 07/25 Mali: French Military to Secure Mali Plane Crash Site 07/25 No survivor in Algerian plane crash, probe launched 07/25 No survivors in Algeria passenger plane crash 07/25 Swiftair Pilots of Air Algerie Plane 'Very Experienced' 07/25 Air Algerie crash wipes out entire families 07/25 Investigation underway into Air Algerie plane crash 07/25 Mali: Touaregs Seek Secular and Democratic Multi-Ethnic State 07/25 Disappearances raise concern on flying over trouble spots 07/24