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  1. News - World - MALI

    France confirms death of al-Qaeda leader Abou Zeid

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:04pm by Associated Press in Paris

    ... Associated Press in Paris The death of a top al-Qaeda-linked warlord in combat with French-led troops represents a victory in the battle against jihadists who had a stranglehold on northern Mali. But it is far from the defining blow against a wily enemy that can go underground and regroup to renew itself. Even the fearsome Abou Zeid is replaceable. A top commander of al ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1198588/france-confirms-death-al-qaeda-leader-abou-zeid
  2. News - World - MALI

    Three Mali Islamists killed in Timbuktu ‘clean-up’ raid

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 01:19am by Agence France-Presse in Bamako

    ... been the target of a series of attacks claimed by Islamist insurgents since France launched a military operation in January against al-Qaeda-linked groups occupying the north of the country. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1205147/three-mali-islamists-killed-timbuktu-clean-raid
  3. News - World - MALI

    France increases troop numbers in Mali and prepares for assault

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 10:32am by Associated Press in Bamako

    ... Associated Press in Bamako After a punishing bombing campaign failed to halt the advance of al-Qaeda-linked fighters, France pledged on Tuesday to triple the size of its force in Mali, ... territory held since April by a trio of rebel groups affiliated with al-Qaida. Burly French troops in fatigues carried boxes of munitions as armoured personnel carriers lined up at the airport’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1129260/france-increases-troop-numbers-mali-and-prepares-assault
  4. News - World - MALI

    Mali war escalates with French intervention

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 11:10am by Associated Press in Bamako

    ... a French hostage. The raid early Saturday in Somalia could have been aimed at preventing al-Shabab fighters from harming the kidnapped French security official in reprisal for the French military intervention in Mali. A Somali intelligence official, who insisted on anonymity because he was not allowed to discuss the case with the news media, said the raid in Bulomarer killed “several” al ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1126257/mali-war-escalates-french-intervention
  5. News - World - MALI

    Foreign troops join in attack on Mali rebels

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... was aimed at stemming advances made by al-Qaeda-linked radicals who this week triggered international alarm with a push south towards the capital, Bamako, a military officer said. "Our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1125958/foreign-troops-join-attack-mali-rebels
  6. News - World - MALI

    French-led forces take control of key north Mali town, US to help refuel warplanes

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 10:14am by Agence France-Presse in Bamako

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bamako French-led troops recaptured the Islamist stronghold of Gao on Saturday, in a major boost to their 16-day offensive against al-Qaeda-linked rebels holding ... airport and a key bridge on the southern entrance of the town, held by the al-Qaeda-linked Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO). There had not been substantive fighting around ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1137044/french-led-forces-take-control-key-north-mali-town-us-help-refuel
  7. News - World - MALI

    Mali's famous culture under threat as Islamists ban music

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian World-famous musical culture under threat as al-Qaeda-linked insurgents ban music and impose the strictest interpretation of sharia law Malian musicians choke on the strains ... and women improperly dressed are whipped. Remarkably, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) never targeted the Festival in the Desert or the thousands of Westerners who attended it. According ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1069630/malis-famous-culture-under-threat-islamists-ban-music
  8. News - World - MALI

    Keita wins Mali presidential vote after rival admits defeat

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 10:10am by Reuters

    ... defeats at the hands of the Tuaregs and al-Qaeda-linked Islamist rebels. MUJWA, one of three Islamist groups which seized control of northern Mali last year, had threatened to carry out attacks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1296304/keita-wins-mali-presidential-vote-after-rival-admits-defeat
  9. News - World - MALI

    Malians vote in watershed presidential run-off

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 05:52pm by AFP

    ... year as he was preparing to end his final term in office. The return to democratic rule will allow France to withdraw most of the 4,500 troops it sent to Mali in January to oust al ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1295908/malians-vote-watershed-presidential-run
  10. News - World - MALI

    Mali militants still a threat to West Africa, says UN chief

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Mali remain a threat to all West Africa, UN leader Ban Ki-moon said in a report on Sunday in which he also raised concerns about a planned election next month. But Ban raised no objections to a UN peacekeeping force starting to deploy on July 1, even though he said it was poorly equipped and trained. The UN force is to take over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1257127/mali-militants-still-threat-west-africa-says-un-chief

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