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The Malian government has not set foot in Kidal since fighting broke out in May 2014 during a visit by then prime minister Moussa Mara, which ended with ... The premier's tour will also include the northern cities of Gao, Tessalit and Timbuktu as well as towns in the centre of the country, where Maiga said ...
That's in part because Canada's contribution to support the United Nations peace force there will likely be based in a well-defended military base in the country's eastern city of Gao, Gen. Jonathan Vance told The Canadian Press. "There is an environmental threat just by being in Africa. It's been said by ...

That's in part because Canada's contribution to support the United Nations peace force there will likely be based in a well-defended military base in the country's eastern city of Gao, Gen. Jonathan Vance told The Canadian Press. “There is an environmental threat just by being in Africa. It's been said by ...
A French soldier stands inside a military helicopter during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron to the troops of Operation Barkhane, France's largest overseas military operation, in Gao, northern Mali, Friday, May 19, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Christophe Petit Tesson, POOL - The ...
Conservative critic questions Liberal plan to send Canadian peacekeepers to Mali ... A United Nations peacekeeping truck is seen in Gao, Mali. ... A senior government source, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed late Friday night that Canada will dispatch an aviation task force to Mali as part of a ...
Since 2012, we have supported services in the referral hospital in Ansongo, in the Gao region, including outpatients, emergency care and hospitalisation, maternal health, treatment of chronic illnesses, nutrition, and neonatal and paediatric services. At the community health centre in the town, renovated by ...

In 2012, they launched a fresh, pro-independence rebellion under the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA). In parallel, a jihadist insurgency, Ansar Dine, seized three of Mali's largest cities - Kidal, Gao, and Timbuktu. The Malian army then mutinied, angry at President Amadou Touman ...
An al Qaeda affiliate in Mali released a video of French aid worker Sophie Petronin, kidnapped in late 2016. ... Since France's 2013 military intervention drove back al-Qaeda-linked groups that had seized cities and towns in northern Mali a year earlier, Islamist militants have repeatedly declared French ...
French forces patrolling near the northern Malian town of Bourem in the Gao region in 2013. (Source) ... In that operation, French forces conducted three simultaneous raids, accompanied with airstrikes, on JNIM positions near the towns of Boughessa, Mali, and Tinzaouatene in Algeria. Several senior JNIM ...
Northern Mali, also known as the region of Azawad, is comprised of three provinces – Timbuktu, Gao and Kidal. ... The CMA signed a peace agreement with the Malian government in June 2015 after months of Algerian-mediated talks, which mandated: increased northern representation in government ...
The mayor had been named in an enquiry into a drug-smuggling operation in 2009 involving a Boeing 727 flown from Venezuela and burnt after unloading the cargo in the northern Gao region, according to the UN drugs agency. He was arrested for cocaine trafficking in April 2013 but released months later ...
At the ICRC-supported orthopaedic centre in the town of Gao, staff and patients talk about their challenges – and their hopes for the future. At 8am the doors have just opened to the orthopaedic centre in Gao, northern Mali, and already the first patients are making their way in, some on crutches, others in ...
Five migrants who had reached Mali told Human Rights Watch in separate phone interviews that police in the north-central Algerian city of Ghardaia ... They said they walked in the desert for six hours to reach In Khalil, the first town in Mali, then took privately owned trucks heading toward the town of Gao.
The same group has been linked to six other kidnappings in recent years. Sophie Petronin ran a charity for malnourished and orphaned children. She'd lived in the north-eastern Gao city for 15 years before her abduction. Her family says the video appears to indicate that her health has deteriorated.
Petronin ran a charity for malnourished and orphan children and had lived in the city of Gao, in Mali's volatile northeast, for 15 years when she was ... Since France's 2013 military intervention drove back Al Qaeda-linked groups that had seized cities and towns in northern Mali a year earlier, militants have ...
He ruled the Mali Empire in the 14th century and his land was laden with ... He annexed the city of Timbuktu and reestablished power over Gao.
He ruled the Mali Empire in the 14th century and his land was laden with lucrative natural resources, most notably gold. ... He annexed the city of Timbuktu and reestablished power over Gao. All in all, his ... He urbanized the city of Timbuktu by building schools, mosques, and a major university. He also built ...

After the first two contingents, GHAV 1 and 2, ended their operations, GHAV3 was deployed to pitch camp at Gao, a major city in Mali that has ...
In 2012, they swept across northern Mali, seizing key towns and prompting a ... The victim happened to be the uncle of a powerful Malian warlord. ... in the region and controlled Gao and the area to the Niger border in 2012.
Sahrawi recruited dozens of Fulani into the Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa, which was loosely allied to Al-Qaeda in the region and controlled Gao and the area to the Niger border in 2012. After French forces in 2013 scattered Islamists from the Malian towns they controlled, Sahrawi was briefly ...
The current crisis in Mali is quite a complicated affair, comprising of a mixture of persistent and fundamental grievances from diverse ethnic ...
Harare - Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was plotting to seize power, state media said Tuesday, the day after President ...
West of Tongo Tongo is Gao (Mali) and to its east is Agadez (Niger). These are the main ports for South American cocaine, flown in on various kinds of aircraft (Air Cocaine, as they are called) and then driven across the Sahara Desert in trucks to be taken by small boats across the Mediterranean Sea into ...
Numerous reports have appeared recently about beefing up the U.S. military presence in Niger and potentially allowing American forces to ...
Swarms of children wave Malian flags, excitedly singing along to the ... of Gao has grown again since jihadists were cleared from the city in ...
"A bus hit a mine near Ansongo," a small town about 100 kilometres (60 miles) from Gao, the regional hub, a Malian military officer in the area ...
Mali: Overview of humanitarian access constraints (summary of constraints ... 97% of the cases took place in northern and central regions (Mopti, Gao, ... Since April 2016, the city of Kidal has been inaccessible by aircraft due ...
West of Tongo Tongo is Gao (Mali) and to its east is Agadez (Niger). ... This belt of towns just below the Sahara played a historic role as ... The trucks run from Agadez to Sabha (Libya) before they find their way to the port cities. ... Five hours drive north of Agadez is the town of Arlit, one of the key sources of ...
Stephen was doing contract work in the City while Catherine was a children's speech .... Simultaneously, ethnic Tuaregs took control of northern towns and cities. ... In January 2013 French troops entered Mali in response to an appeal from the Malian president. They rapidly recaptured Gao and Timbuktu.
A nongovernmental organization based in Gao, Mali, said that ... at 3 p.m. Authorities took them to a camp outside of the city, in containers she ...
West of Tongo Tongo is Gao (Mali) and to its east is Agadez (Niger). ... This belt of towns just below the Sahara played a historic role as ... The trucks run from Agadez to Sabha (Libya) before they find their way to the port cities. ... Five hours drive north of Agadez is the town of Arlit, one of the key sources of ...
The militants are believed to be from a Malian-led militia, the Islamic State in the .... half of the country before the French military drove them out of major cities. ... Senegal, on Friday warned of a credible threat of a terrorist attack in the city. ... that conquered the northern Mali town of Gao in the 2012 fighting.
... the Niger border before making a left turn north in Gao, northern Mali. ... to the militaries of Mali, Niger and other vulnerable countries in this corner of Africa .... the country's capitol city, according to thee Defense Department.
BAMAKO, Mali >> The Islamic militants came on motorcycles toting rocket-propelled ... Those extremists lost Mali's northern cities but regrouped in the desert, ... the major northern town of Gao during the jihadist occupation in 2012. ... Maiga, the Malian security expert, said winning the battle against ...
Those extremists lost Mali's northern cities but regrouped in the desert, including the ... the major northern town of Gao during the jihadist occupation in 2012. ... Maiga, the Malian security expert, said winning the battle against ...
... from militants near the village of Tongo Tongo, near the border with Mali. ... likely flying in either from Niamey or their base in Gao in neighboring Mali, ... the U.S. military to subsequently send forces to the city, where they are ...
Until now, 232 NGO incidents have occurred in the CAR, 116 in Mali, ... the northern cities of Mali, including Timbuktu and Gao, while pockets of ...
Despite a large international civilian and military presence, Mali continues to ... Members of the Malian security services and Bamako's political elite have ... splinter, leaving major cities like Timbuktu and Gao in the hands of extremist forces. ... Outside of city centers, the far north remains effectively outside ...
Amadou Coulibaly outside his office at the Malian Association for Deportees in ... Born to a poor family in Bamako, Mali's congested riverside capital, ... and salt turned cities like Gao and Timbuktu into storied commercial hubs.
US special operators inspect Malian special forces in 2010. ... they kidnapped more than 250 school girls from the town of Chibok. ... As the fighting in Mali dragged on, the situation in Libya didn't stabilize. ... attached to Manu Dayak International Airport in the city of Agadez far to the northeast of Niamey.
Peacekeepers from the UN mission in Mali (MINUSMA) during an operation southwest of Gao city. Photo: MINUSMA/Harandane Dicko ...
GAO, Mali — The migrants arrive by coach. ... The Malian state has essentially vacated an area the size of Texas, leaving French ... run through the desert oasis of Tamanrasset to Algiers and to the Libyan city of Sebha. ... but their goal is to project normalcy in a town threatened by jihadis, not to deter crime.
JNIM claims large assault in Kidal, Mali ... video for last week's multi-pronged attack against UN forces in the northern Malian city of Kidal. ... In addition, more recent attacks, like Sunday's IED blast near Gao which killed three ...
The convoy was travelling between the towns of Anefis and Gao in Mali's ... began operations in 2013, providing security to and assisting Malian troops. ... attacked the peacekeeping force's headquarters in the northern city of ...
Mali's current troubles are rooted in a conflict that began in 2012, when ... and jihadis and restored northern cities to the Malian government in 2013, but ... of the Islamist police station in Gao, northern Mali, on July 16, 2012.
“The C-146A was also the first U.S. aircraft to land in Gao [, a major city in Northern Mali,] following the offensive against Al Qaeda in the Islamic ...
At least three UN peacekeepers in northern Mali have been killed and ... the two wounded peacekeepers were brought to the city of Kidal for treatment. ... their convoy came under attack in the Gao region just south of Kidal.
In the West African nation of Mali, Islamic radicals in 2012 overran Timbuktu, the historic city of ... Mali is 90 percent Muslim, and Christians make up just 2 percent of ... Mali … including summary executions of civilians and Malian army ... of the north of Mali, taking over the three largest cities of Kidal, Gao, ...
Yesterday, a joint US-Nigerien patrol near the Malian border came under ... the town of Tongo Tongo close to the border with Mali in Niger's Tillabery region. ... region of Burkina Faso, and the neighboring Gao region of Mali.
On September 28, Inner City Press asked UN Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq, UN ... by the news of a helicopter crash today near Tabankort, in Gao region in northern Mali. ... Secretary General Antonio Guterres was, again, out of town. ... And in relation to US society, I am deeply convinced that states, cities, the business ...


 

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