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  1. 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

    ... a brutal Islamic law. “They have lost the tactical advantage and much of the safe haven they had access to for years in northern Mali.” But Ban raised concerns over suicide bombings and other ... in Mali. French troops will remain in the region to carry out counter-terrorism operations. Ban raised fears that UN peacekeepers could face guerrilla attacks as the Malian army and African troops ...

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

    ... fighting on Sunday. Islamic militants-- who had controlled Timbuktu along with other key northern Mali cities for nearly 10 months until being driven out in January – used the confusion created ...

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

    Radical Islamists launch attack on Malian city of Gao

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:18pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press Islamic extremists infiltrated and attacked the northern Malian city of Gao, the mayor and residents said late Saturday. It was the third major attack on the town since ... of northern Mali’s towns from control by the extremists. Reached by telephone, Gao Mayor Sadou Diallo said the Islamic fighters launched their attack inside the Quatrieme Quartier, or Fourth District, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1198597/radical-islamists-launch-attack-malian-city-gao
  4. News - World - MALI

    France confirms death of al-Qaeda leader Abou Zeid

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

    ... in the Islamic Maghreb, Abou Zeid had been in the crosshairs of the French military and their African partners since they moved in to Mali in January to rout radicals seen as a threat to northwest Africa ... Abou Zeid, an Algerian thought to be 47, was a pillar of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb’s southern realm, responsible for the death of at least two European hostages and a leader ...

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

    French leader vows to restore Mali sovereignty soon

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 03:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... the campaign. However France’s actions have made its nationals targets for Islamist militants in the region. A man claiming to be a spokesman for Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) told Mauritania’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1196304/french-leader-vows-restore-mali-sovereignty-soon
  6. News - World - MALI

    Macabre exhibit at Gao city hall of defeated Islamist fighters body parts

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... franchise in the region, ruled the city. They imposed an extreme form of Islamic law, flogging, amputating and sometimes executing violators. At the foot of the city hall steps, the cleanly severed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1157655/macabre-exhibit-gao-city-hall-defeated-islamist-fighters-body-parts
  7. News - World - MALI

    France bombs Islamist hideout as Mali insurgency deepens

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Gao

    ... but damage here.” During the 10 months the extremists occupied northern Mali, Mujao used the police station as the headquarters of its “Islamic police”, enforcing a strict form of sharia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1148598/france-bombs-islamist-hideout-mali-insurgency-deepens
  8. News - World - MALI

    Suicide bomber hits north Mali, troops clash in capital

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 09:32pm by AFP

    ... of the north, imposing a brutal form of Islamic law. France launched a surprise intervention on January 11 in its former colony as the insurgents advanced towards the capital, raising fears the entire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1146264/suicide-bomber-hits-north-mali-troops-clash-capital
  9. News - World - MALI

    French troops begin withdrawal from Timbuktu

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 11:55am by Associated Press in Timbuku

    ... searching for Islamic extremists who may be mixing among the local population. French military spokesman Colonel Thierry Burkhard said on Thursday that the operation to secure Gao is still under ... a military operation in Mali on January 11 to help the Malian government restore control. Islamic extremists linked to al-Qaida had imposed severe rule in northern Mali then started pushing toward ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1145942/french-troops-begin-withdrawal-timbuktu
  10. News - World - MALI

    France to leave Mali from March

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 02:42pm by Agence France-Prsse in Gao, Mali

    ... President Francois Hollande urged Europe to fight drug trafficking in west Africa, telling the European Parliament that “terrorism feeds on narcotics trafficking.” Analysts say the groups ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1144505/france-leave-mali-march

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