ICC – Timbuktu Destruction to Cost Islamist Rebel $3.2 Million

[Deutsche Welle] ICC judges have made legal history by ruling that a former Islamist rebel is liable to pay compensation for the destruction of ancient shrines in Mali’s Timbuktu. The historic sites were destroyed by jihadists in 2012.

[Deutsche Welle] ICC judges have made legal history by ruling that a former Islamist rebel is liable to pay compensation for the destruction of ancient shrines in Mali's Timbuktu. The historic sites were destroyed by jihadists in 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Mali, Burkina Faso Attacks Boost Calls for G5 Anti-Jihadi Force At UN

[RFI] Jihadi attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso overshadowed Tuesday’s UN Security Council meeting, which discussed efforts to establish peace in Africa. Delegates were mulling plans to roll out an all-African force in the Sahel to tackle the armed Islam…

[RFI] Jihadi attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso overshadowed Tuesday's UN Security Council meeting, which discussed efforts to establish peace in Africa. Delegates were mulling plans to roll out an all-African force in the Sahel to tackle the armed Islamist threat, but the plan has been beset by challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

One UN Peacekeeper Killed, Another Injured in Coordinated Attack On Mission Base in Central Mali

[UN News] The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali today confirmed the death of a national soldier and one UN peacekeeper in an attack by non-identified gunmen.

[UN News] The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali today confirmed the death of a national soldier and one UN peacekeeper in an attack by non-identified gunmen.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

UN Forces Attacked Ahead of Security Council Debate On Sahel Force

[RFI] Gunmen killed nine people in two separate attacks in Mali on Monday, the day before the UN Security Council was due to discuss an all-African security force in the Sahel region.

[RFI] Gunmen killed nine people in two separate attacks in Mali on Monday, the day before the UN Security Council was due to discuss an all-African security force in the Sahel region.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Several People Killed in Attacks On UN Camps in Mali

[Al Jazeera] The United Nations says unidentified gunmen attacked the headquarters of the UN peacekeeping force in the northern Mali city of Timbuktu, killing seven people and injuring seven others.

[Al Jazeera] The United Nations says unidentified gunmen attacked the headquarters of the UN peacekeeping force in the northern Mali city of Timbuktu, killing seven people and injuring seven others.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Gunmen Attack United Nations Bases

[Deutsche Welle] An early-morning attack on a UN base in the central region was followed by another hours later in northwestern Mali. The assaults confirmed the West African state as the world’s deadliest active UN deployment.

[Deutsche Welle] An early-morning attack on a UN base in the central region was followed by another hours later in northwestern Mali. The assaults confirmed the West African state as the world's deadliest active UN deployment.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali