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While there were no casualties among peacekeepers, the earlier assault wounded two local contract workers, said Stephane Dujarric, the chief spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
Unanimously adopting resolution 2649, the 15-member council also extended until Sept. 30, 2023 the mandate of the Panel of Experts monitoring implementation of the sanctions, as well as the request encouraging the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali to assist the panel.
In a press statement, Mahamat said the adoption of electoral law in Mali, as well as the offer of dialogue made to political parties by the Transitional Government of Guinea, are two positive political developments in the region.
A total of 132 civilians were killed in three villages in the rural commune of Bankass in central Mali, the Malian government said in a statement late Monday.
Two Egyptian officers were killed in attack
The Office of the US Trade Representative announced in a press release that Ethiopia, Mali, and Guinea have been excluded from the AGOA trade preference programme due to actions taken by their governments that violate the AGOA.
Egyptian Armed Forces mourn killed peacekeeper, offer condolences to his family
Ahmed Hafez, official spokesperson for Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that Shoukry confirmed Egypt’s desire to strengthen relations between the two countries in various fields.
Road map aims to strengthen military capabilities of national armies and joint force of Sahel Coalition
Mali, Chad, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mauritania have been witnessing nearly 10 years of steadily increasing militant movements
5,000 French soldiers started Barkhane Operation in 2014 to help G5 Sahel countries, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger combat extremists
Akufo-Addo, who is hosting his 1st summit since assuming office as ECOWAS chairman, said circumstances in Mali “require an urgent closure to the matter.”
Keita’s release was agreed upon by the CNSP and the mediation delegation of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) which visited Mali
Cairo stresses necessity of restoring constitutional legitimacy in Mali as soon as possible
Mali president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dissolves constitutional court to ease tensions
Egypt has won the membership of the AU Peace and Security Council 2020-2022.
Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, Islamist group with al Qaida ties, claimed responsibility
Mali attack killed 35 people, left another 90 wounded
FIFA has suspended Mali from international competition after determining that the government had meddled in its football association’s affairs. Mali are not due to play their next World Cup qualifying match until August.World football’s governing body, FIFA, announced in a statement on Friday that it had suspended all of Mali’s teams and officials from international …
Attack on military camp claimed lives of 12 soldiers
Egypt faced off against Mali on Tuesday at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, which is taking place in Gabon. The match was the first for both teams and ended 0-0. Egypt and Mali are in group D, along with Uganda and Ghana. Egypt’s next match will take place on 21 January, against Uganda, while …
Mali’s stability is one of Egypt’s main foreign policy goals, says Amr Aboulatta
Not just Africa’s top tourist destinations are trying to attract more visitors. Strife-torn nations like South Sudan and Mali are also aiming to boost tourism arrivals by participating in the Berlin ITB tourism fair.
170 people were taken hostage, 80 freed, mostly French and Turkish citizens
Mali special forces have stormed the upscale Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako and freed around 80 hostages. Suspected Islamist miltiants had taken around 170 guests and staff hostage in brazen daylight attack. Mali’s state-run broadcaster reports that special forces had stormed a luxury hotel, freeing many hostages held by suspected Islamist gunmen. Friday’s attack …
It seems that German troops are soon to be sent to northern Mali. They will not take part in combat operations but will play more of a support role to Dutch peacekeepers already stationed there. It seems to be a foregone conclusion – the German armed forces, the Bundeswehr, are to expand their area of …
Investigators say evidence found on the bodies of four gunmen killed in a siege at a hotel in the town of Sevare in Mali on Saturday suggests that a jihadist group, the Macina Liberation Front was behind the attack. The gunmen stormed the hotel on Friday. The Malian army – along with foreign Special Forces …
Germany's defense minister Ursula von der Leyen is in in Mali. On Tuesday she was present at a ceremony to mark the handover of command of the European Training Mission in Mali (EUTM). Germany has now replaced Spain as the country in command of EUTM. Spain had previously occupied this role under General Alfonso Garcia-Vaquero Pradal. About 600 EU military…
The Mali government had signed an agreement with political, military movements
Foreign ministry intensifies efforts to support Economic Summit