Ansar Dine

Type: Organization
Name: Ansar Dine
Nationality: Mali
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Ansar Dine
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Africa has to raise Pax Africana from the dead

THE African Union’s (AU’s) fifth annual retreat of special envoys and mediators will take place this week in Arusha, Tanzania, against the backdrop of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. "Trouble-shooters" and think-tanks will focus on the theme, "Silencing ... [Published BDlive - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Reportage: ISIS eyes Sahel

With insecurity in Mali, Libya, Nigeria and beyond, the terrorism map of Africa is being redrawn. Magharebia met with Abdullah Mamadou Ba, an expert on militant groups in the Sahel, Maghreb and West Africa, to learn more about the new intersection of ... [Published Magharebia - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mauritania film sparks Oscar buzz

For the first time, Mauritania has a movie in the Oscar race.Abderrahmane Sissako's "Timbuktu" is among 83 movies under consideration in the foreign film category for the 87th Academy Awards, organisers announced on Thursday (October 9th).The 2014 French-Mauritanian ... [Published Magharebia - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

UN Peacekeepers Are Targets in Restive Northern Mali

BAMAKO, MALI—In the past 15 months, more than 30 United Nations peacekeepers have been killed and 90 wounded in attacks in Mali. Drug-running and jihadism are contributing to the deteriorating security situation as the fledgling government searches for ... [Published VOA News - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

As UN Targeted By Islamists In Mali, Bishops Urge Renewed Peace Efforts

By World Watch MonitorBy Illia DjadiWhile the world’s attention is fixed on IS in Syria and Iraq, it’s easy to forget that last year, French troops were rushed to Mali to prevent a jihadist-influenced coup that threatened to take over the country. This ... [Published Eurasia Review - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Militant announce blood-soaked return to northern Mali

Thursday, 09 October 2014 10:37Posted by BAMAKO: From roadside bombs and rocket attacks to murderous ambushes launched on motorbikes, Mali's ousted militant have announced their return in a bloodbath of foreign troops in the desert north.Some 19 months ... [Published Business Recorder - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

UNSC slams raid on Mali peacekeepers

The UN Security Council has condemned a raid on its peacekeeping forces in northern Mali, where a Senegalese peacekeeper was killed. “The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the targeted attack against a United Nations Multidimensional ... [Published Press tv - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 6 reports

UN hit by another deadly attack in Mali, vows to boost defenses

'This is no longer in the context of maintaining peace,' says Herve Ladsous, the UN's head of peacekeeping operations, as he announces deployments of drones and armored vehiclesThe UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) ... [Published Rappler - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Jihadist claims responsibility for attack on UN in Mali

A Malian jihadist close to the al-Qaeda-linked militia MUJAO on Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack that killed nine UN peacekeepers in the country's restive north.Friday's attack, the deadliest against the UN mission in Mali, targeted a contingent ... [Published News.net - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 4 reports

The Long War Journal (Site-Wide)

br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) 9 UN troops killed in Mali ambush Islamic State beheads another Brit, threatens American aid worker Islamic State releases pictures of training camp in Kirkuk ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Fractured mosaic of North Africa's militant groups

ALGIERS, Oct 1 ( ) - Egyptian security officials haveoffered military training to pro-government forces in Libya,citing what they said was a growing regional threat fromIslamist militants.North Africa is one of the main sources of jihadi fighterstravelling ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 3 reports

Ansar Dine leader resurfaces, urges expulsion of France from Mali

img alt="iyag-ag-ghali.jpg" src="http://www.longwarjournal.org/images/iyag-ag-ghali.jpg" width="550" height="371" class="mt-image-center" style="text-align: center; display: block; margin: 0 auto 20px;" /> After lying low since early 2013, Iyad ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 12 2014]

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A review Thursday by The Wip said: "In this beautifully drawn work [Sissako] warns us that a small group of religious fanatics who cannot even live by their own rules are capable of generating a great deal of harm."
But there is a huge backlog of cases to deal with. "We have documented more than 500 cases of violations in the north since the conflict started in January 2012" , said Saloum Traoré, head of Amnesty International (AI) in Mali...
"All experts agree that there are links between the different armed groups" , whether or not militant, a senior government official said
"I want to tell you how we experienced, even in New York, the intensity of this tragedy, a tragedy that comes after many others" said Ladsous

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Africa has to raise Pax Africana from the dead [Published BDlive - Oct 20 2014]
Reportage: ISIS eyes Sahel [Published Magharebia - Oct 17 2014]
Mauritania film sparks Oscar buzz [Published Magharebia - Oct 15 2014]
World’s deadliest region is not where you think [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Oct 15 2014]
Climate: The national security aspect [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Oct 14 2014]
UN Peacekeepers Are Targets in Restive Northern... [Published VOA News - Oct 14 2014]
No Justice, No Peace for Northern Mali [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 13 2014]
Ekhomu Urges US To Sell Arms To Nigeria To Figh... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 11 2014]
Secularism at risk in Sub-Saharan secular state... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 10 2014]
As UN targeted by Islamists in Mali, bishops ur... [Published Gateway News.co.za - Oct 10 2014]
As UN Targeted By Islamists In Mali, Bishops Ur... [Published Eurasia Review - Oct 09 2014]
Militant announce blood-soaked return to northe... [Published Business Recorder - Oct 09 2014]
UNSC slams raid on Mali peacekeepers [Published Press tv - Oct 08 2014]
UN hit by another deadly attack in Mali, vows t... [Published Rappler - Oct 08 2014]
Mali: UN hit by another deadly attack in Mali, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 08 2014]
UN hit by another deadly attack in Mali, vows t... [Published Yahoo! News - Oct 08 2014]
Malian jihadist stages deadly rocket attack on ... [Published News.net - Oct 07 2014]
AFP - Mali-conflict-rebellion-UN lead [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 07 2014]
Peacekeeper Dies as U.N. Camp in Mali Comes Und... [Published Naharnet - Oct 07 2014]
SYRIA. Russian intelligence center captured. Fi... [Published Kavkaz-Center - Oct 07 2014]
Jihadist claims responsibility for attack on UN... [Published News.net - Oct 06 2014]
The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Oct 04 2014]
9 UN troops killed in Mali ambush [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Oct 04 2014]
9 UN troops killed in Mali ambush [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Oct 04 2014]
9 UN troops killed in Mali ambush [Published The Long War Journal - Oct 04 2014]
UN chief 'outraged' by deadly Mali ambush [Published Al Jazeera - Oct 04 2014]
Nine peacekeepers killed in worst-ever attack o... [Published West Australian - Oct 03 2014]
Nine UN troops killed in Mali attack [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Oct 03 2014]
At least nine UN peacekeepers killed in Mali am... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 03 2014]
At least nine UN peacekeepers killed in Mali am... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Oct 03 2014]
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Climate: The national security aspect [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Oct 14 2014]
[ by Charles Cameron -- some personal background, a roundtable video,  DOD's 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap, and further readings ] . ** Although I’ve been interested in religious responses to ecological issues since the 1980s, when my ...
Mali: UN hit by another deadly attack in Mali, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 08 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Mali 10/8/2014 - 03:02 GMT by Serge Daniel A Senegalese peacekeeper was killed Tuesday as a UN camp in northern Mali came under rocket fire in an attack blamed on a jihadist leader driven from the country by French ...
The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Oct 04 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) 9 UN troops killed in Mali ambush Islamic State beheads another Brit, threatens American aid worker Islamic State releases pictures of training camp in Kirkuk ...
9 UN troops killed in Mali ambush [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Oct 04 2014]
Nine United Nations peacekeeping troops from Niger were killed yesterday in an ambush by unidentified assailants in the Gao region of Mali. No group has yet claimed the attack, but the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa and the Al Mourabitoun ...
9 UN troops killed in Mali ambush [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Oct 04 2014]
Nine United Nations peacekeeping troops from Niger were killed yesterday in an ambush by unidentified assailants in the Gao region of Mali. No group has yet claimed the attack, but the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa and the Al Mourabitoun ...
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