'Islamists' stone couple to death in north Mali: official

2017-05-18 08:28

An unmarried couple was stoned to death in public in northeast Mali by "Islamists", local officials say, the first such incident since jihadist groups were driven out of the region.

Malian jihadist jailed for 9 years for Timbuktu attacks

2016-09-27 13:42

War crimes judges on Tuesday sentenced a Malian jihadist to nine years in jail for destroying the fabled shrines of Timbuktu, in a landmark ruling experts hope will help safeguard the world's vulnerable monuments.

Jihadis used armoured vehicles in Mali UN base attack

2016-02-17 05:26

The head of the United Nations mission in Mali says jihadis used armoured vehicles in the attack on the mission's base in Kidal that killed at least seven peacekeepers.

Islamists attack Mali army base

2015-08-03 16:28

At least 10 soldiers have been killed in an insurgent attack on their camp in northern Mali's Timbuktu region.

Mali army disrupts attack plot in capital

2015-07-11 22:13

An army commander says Malian special forces have arrested six Islamic extremists suspected of plotting an attack in the capital.my arrests terror network plotting attack in capital

Mali, Ivorian troops hunt jihadis

2015-07-01 22:57

Malian soldiers backed by Ivorian and United Nations troops searched for jihadists at the site of an attack near its southern border.

Militants seize town in north-eastern Mali

2013-04-22 09:31

Arab militants have captured a village near Mali's city of Timbuktu, sources say, as ethnic Tuareg rebels massed in a show of strength near another key northern city.


Mali under threat as peace deal founders, fighting flares

2016-11-17 15:08

With Mali's hard-fought peace deal foundering and jihadist groups back on the offensive, the west African country could be headed for fresh chaos, experts say.

UN pays tribute to fallen Mali peacekeepers

2016-02-17 20:07

The UN's mission chief in Mali has paid tribute to seven Guinean peacekeepers killed in a jihadist attack on their base last week.

Ansar Dine claims attack on Mali UN base

2015-11-28 22:56

The jihadist group Ansar Dine says it was responsible for Saturday's attack on a United Nations base in Mali that killed two UN peacekeepers and a civilian contractor.

Malian troops, jihadists clash on I Coast border

2015-07-16 22:35

Malian troops clashed with jihadists near the country's southern border with Ivory Coast and destroyed the insurgents' camp in a forest straddling the frontier.

Islamist group Ansar Dine claims multiple attacks in Mali

2015-07-06 19:16

The Malian Islamist rebel group Ansar Dine has claimed it carried out a series of attacks against the UN peacekeepers and Malian army targets in the country’s capital.

Mali suicide bomber dies in failed attack

2013-06-04 17:17

A suspected Islamist suicide bomber blew himself up but caused no other casualties in an attack in the northern Malian city of Kidal, the bastion of Tuareg separatist MNLA rebels.

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