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  1. News - World - MALI

    Tuareg separatists offer military help to defeat Mali's Islamists

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... offer military help to defeat Islamists Fearful of being caught in the middle of the conflict engulfing Mali, the country's Tuaregs have offered to put their renowned fighting prowess ... instrumental in helping groups such as al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) seize control of huge swathes of northern Mali last year. A rebellion launched in January 2012 by a Tuareg separatist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1128799/tuareg-separatists-offer-military-help-defeat-malis-islamists
  2. News - World - MALI

    UN approves military action against Islamists in Mali

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Security Council gives one-year mandate to African-led force to end Islamists' grip UN agrees military steps to freeMali's north The UN Security Council has unanimously approved sending an African-led military force to help wrench northern Mali from Islamist militants. A Security Council resolution on Thursday gave the force a one-year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1110048/un-approves-military-action-against-islamists-mali
  3. News - World - LIBYA

    Islamists expelled from Mali by French transfer violence to Libya

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Tripoli and Timbuktu Islamists expelled by the French tread well-worn path across desert regions of north Africa Violence in Libya fed by jihadists forced out of Mali Diplomats are warning of growing Islamist violence against Western targets in Libya as blowback from the war in Mali, following last week's attack on the French embassy in Tripoli. The bomb ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1226071/islamists-expelled-mali-french-transfer-violence-libya
  4. News - World - MALI

    France bombs Islamist targets in Mali after Hollande visit

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 02:09am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Timbuktu France said it carried out major air strikes on Sunday near Kidal, the last bastion of armed extremists chased from Mali’s desert north in a lightning ... occupied northern Mali for 10 months. Ecstatic crowds greeted Hollande, who called the trip the “most important day of my political life”, in the capital Bamako and the fabled city of Timbuktu, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1142869/france-bombs-islamist-targets-mali-after-hollande-visit
  5. News - World - MALI

    Mali war escalates with French intervention

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

    ... Associated Press in Bamako With Islamist militants controlling more than half of the northwest African nation of Mali and threatening the rest of government-held territory, France launched ... 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-Shabab ...

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

    Foreign troops join in attack on Mali rebels

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bamako Hollande says France is ready to help repel Islamists under the auspices of UN Foreign troops join in attack on Mali rebels Malian government forces ... rapidly, France advised all its expatriates not involved in essential services to leave Mali immediately. French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian was in contact with US Defence Secretary Leon ...

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

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