The latest news on Mali
United Nations honors Francois Hollande for 'peace and stability' in Africa as fighting continues in Mali.
PARIS (AP) — France's defense minister says French troop units will start pulling out of Mali within weeks, despite new clashes and challenges in rooting out armed extremists in the West African country.
No one wants to use American troops in Syria, but no moral and sane person wants to continue the bloodshed.
TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — French troops began to withdraw from Timbuktu Thursday after securing the fabled city as they ramped up their mission in another northern Mali city, searching for Islamic extremists who may be mixing among the local population.
The United States must reach out to both allies and locals when fighting terrorism in North Africa.
While the United States has been busy trying to route out Islamic extremism in Afghanistan, Somalia, Yemen and Pakistan, other extremist groups have had a resurgence in North Africa.
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Intervention in Mali is necessary to prove we're serious about the war on terror, protecting human rights, and supporting our ally France.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — African and Western nations on Tuesday pledged more than $450 million to fund an African-led military force to fight Islamist extremists in Mali.
Western leaders must recognize the threat of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb in North Africa.