News and updates about Mali

Mali's president resigns after attempted coup

Mali's president resigns after he and prime minister are detained by soldiers in an apparent coup attempt.

Mali's president resigns after attempted coup

French military kills Al-Qaeda leader in North Africa

France says its military forces killed Al-Qaeda’s North Africa chief, Abdelmalek Droukdel, in operation in Mali.

French military kills Al-Qaeda leader in North Africa

Mali army loses 24 soldiers in Niger border attack

Twenty-four soldiers have been killed in an attack by militants in eastern Mali

Mali army loses 24 soldiers in Niger border attack

Israel seeking to strengthen ties with Mali

After announcement of resumption of relations with Chad, senior Israeli officials say Mali is next.

Israel seeking to strengthen ties with Mali

Jihadists: Mali attack because of Chad-Israel relations

Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists claim attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali, say it was response to Chad’s renewal of diplomatic ties with Israel.

Jihadists: Mali attack because of Chad-Israel relations

Did US commandos murder a Green Beret in Africa?

US military inevestigates possible involvement of two SEAL Team 6 commandoes in murder of Army Green Beret sergeant.

Did US commandos murder a Green Beret in Africa?

Al-Qaeda-linked group claims Mali attack

Group to Support Islam and Muslims claims attack on tourist resort in Mali that left five people dead.

Al-Qaeda-linked group claims Mali attack

2 dead at Mali resort popular with Western tourists

2 dead as gunmen seize tourist hotspot, take hostages in West African country of Mali. UN mission declares incident 'terror attack'.

2 dead at Mali resort popular with Western tourists

Mali couple stoned to death for being unmarried

Couple in West African country stoned by Islamist gang leaders for 'violating laws of Islam'; Public invited to participate.

Mali couple stoned to death for being unmarried

Gunmen assault UN base in Timbuktu

UN base and Malian army checkpoint come under fire, with bodies seen on the ground near UN facility.

Gunmen assault UN base in Timbuktu

Luxembourg doubles anti-terror force - to 2 troops

Responding to France's call for aid, Luxembourg nobly doubles its forces in Mali helping to battle terrorism - from one soldier, to two.

Luxembourg doubles its anti-terror force - to 2 soldiers

Mali hunting for suspects in hotel attack

Mali pursuing at least three people involved in attack on Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako.

Mali hunting for suspects in hotel attack

Israeli man killed in Mali terror attack

58-year-old Shmuel Ben Hillel from Tzur Hadassah killed in attack on Mali hotel. Another Israeli believed escaped unharmed.

Israeli man killed in Mali terror attack

At least 22 dead in Mali hostage taking

At least 22 people dead after jihadists take over hotel in Mali's capital, holding more than 100 people hostage.

At least 22 dead in Mali hostage taking

170 hostages in Mali luxury hotel

Jihadists launch assault with automatic weapons at hotel in capital frequented by Western officials; hostages who can quote Koran freed.

170 hostages in Mali luxury hotel

Muslim Who Saved Jewish Hostages Gets Citizenship

Mali man gets reward for brave action last Friday in Paris kosher market, as Hollande at funerals says 'Muslims main victims of fanaticism.'

Muslim Worker Who Saved Jewish Hostages Gets French Citizenship

Hezbollah Leader Among Air Algerie Casualties

Terror leader allegedly disguised as a businessman; investigation into crash ongoing.

Report: Hezbollah Leader Among Air Algerie Casualtiesplayer

Al Qaeda Claims it Killed French Journalists

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claims responsibility for kidnap and murder of Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon in Mali.

African Al Qaeda Branch Claims it Killed French Journalists

French Soldier Stabbed in Paris

Copycat attack? Man “of North African appearance” stabs a soldier and escapes. Soldier loses much blood but will survive.

French Soldier Stabbed in Paris

Al Qaeda Leader Killed in Mali Assault

The Al Qaeda terrorist mastermind of an attack in January on an Algerian gas field has been killed in a military assault in Mali.

Al Qaeda Mastermind of Algeria Gas Plant Attack Killed in Mali

French Family Kidnapped by Islamist ‘Boko Haram’

A French family of seven with four children has been abducted by the Nigeria-based radical Islamist “Boko Haram” terrorist organization.

French Family Kidnapped by Islamist ‘Boko Haram’ Terror Group

US to Deploy Drone Near Mali to Surveil Al-Qaeda

The US military plans to set up a base for drones in northwest Africa to bolster surveillance of Al-Qaeda's affiliate in the region.

US to Deploy Drone Near Mali to Surveil Al-Qaeda Terrorists

Ancient Manuscripts Torched by Radical Islamists

The historic manuscripts of Timbuktu, including one written in Hebrew, are no more. They were destroyed by Islamic terrorists in Mali.

Ancient Timbuktu Manuscripts, 1 in Hebrew, Torched by Islamists

Mali Threatens France? Gaza's in our Living Room

As international support is lent to French-led intervention in Mali, the same must be done for Israel’s fight against terror in Gaza.

Israel at UN: Mali Threatens France? Gaza's in our Living Room

Al Qaeda Terrorists Threaten More Algeria Attacks

Al Qaeda-linked terrorists in Algeria have threatened more attacks if France does not cease its military assistance to nearby Mali.

Al Qaeda-Linked Terrorists Threaten More Attacks in Algeria

British Islamists: Islam Will Dominate France

Islamists in Britain who protested outside the French Embassy in London threatened that Islam will dominate France and England.

British Islamists During Protest: Islam Will Dominate Franceplayer

Death Toll Skyrockets in Algeria's Al Qaeda Attack

There has been a surge in the death toll in the attack by Al Qaeda-linked terrorists on a gas installation in southern Algeria.

Death Toll Skyrockets in Algeria's Al Qaeda Attack

Do You Know What is Happening in Mali?

Do You Know What is Happening in Mali?

48 Dead in Rescue Attempt by Algerian Army

At least 35 hostages and 15 terrorists were reportedly killed in a rescue attempt by the Algerian army at the In Amenas gas installation.

34 Hostages, 15 Terrorists Dead in Rescue by Algerian Army

Al Qaeda Terrorists Kill 3, Hold Americans, Others

Al Qaeda-linked terrorists are holding Americans and other foreign nationals hostage after seizing a gas field in southern Algeria.

Al Qaeda Terrorists Kill 3, Hold Americans, Others Hostage

Islamist Terrorists Kidnap Foreigners in Algeria

Islamist terrorists have abducted at least two foreign nationals in eastern Algeria, according to the UK Foreign Office.

Islamist Terrorists Kidnap Foreigners in Algeria

Al Qaeda Murders Soldiers in Algeria

Al Qaeda terrorists murdered two soldiers in Algeria in an execution that came in revenge for the killing of the group's No. 2 leader.

Al Qaeda Murders Soldiers in Algeria

US Drones Fly Over African Skies

US weighing whether to attack al-Qaeda in Mali and Libya in response to death of Ambassador Stevens.

US Drones Fly Over African Skies

Islamist Rebels Seize Northern Mali, 20 Dead

Islamist rebel separatists linked to Al-Qaeda have seized northern Mali, killing 20 as they clashed with a second rebel force.

Islamist Rebels Seize Northern Mali, 20 Dead

Ousted Mali President 'Free and Unharmed'

After six days of speculation over the fate of toppled president Amadou Toumani Toure in Mali, the president says he is 'doing well'

Ousted Mali President 'Free and Unharmed'

Mali's President Incommunicado After Coup

President Amadou Toumani Toure's whereabouts remain unknown, following a coup staged just weeks before he was to step down.

Mali's President Incommunicado After Coup

Renegade Mali Soldiers Seek President's Ouster

A protest over the government's poor handling of a rebellion in Mali's north exploded into action as soldiers seized the presidential palace

Renegade Mali Soldiers Seek President's Ouster

'Islamic State' Should Cause No Surprise

'Islamic State' Should Cause No Surprise

Mali is a Diplomatic Opportunity for Israel

Mali is a Diplomatic Opportunity for Israel