Kidal (Mali)

Type: City
Name: Kidal (Mali)
Country: Mali
Latitude: 18.450001
Longitude: 1.41
population: 11,642
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Back to Mali: A Country Suffers From the Single Story of Danger

The Hotel Campement de Sangha rose before us like a desert palace, its ochre mud walls interspersed with elaborately carved wooden doors and windows. Unexpected and unannounced, we walked through its imposing entrance toward a sign offering guides to ... [Published Pacific Standard - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Militants Launch Failed Rocket Attack in Northern Mali

:16Militants fired rockets at a school and a French army camp in the northern Malian city of Kidal on Monday, without managing to hit their targets, military sources said."On Monday at 7:00 am (0700 GMT), Islamists fired four rockets at Kidal. One rocket ... [Published Naharnet - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Mali tribal chief calls for peace on homecoming

Bamako (AFP) - An influential Mali tribal chief returned to his homeland on Saturday after two months in hospital in Morocco, calling for a decisive resolution to the deeply-divided west African nation's fragile peace process.Intalla Ag Attaher's tribes ... [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Mali: Northern Mali: Work resumes in countryside as search for staff continues

Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Mali On 8 February 2014, the ICRC lost contact with one of its vehicles as it was travelling between Kidal and Gao with five people aboard, all of them Malian. After suspending its movements in ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Mali starts process to confine armed rebels

TIMBUKTU, Mali — The head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali says officials will soon begin the process of looking for barracks where armed rebels can be confined.Boert Koenders announced at a press conference Wednesday that the effort, aimed at ... [Published Fresno Bee - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Mali: UNICEF Mali Situation Report, March 2014

Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Mali Highlights Seven boys formerly associated with the armed groups, who had been staying in the UNICEF supported transit centre, were reunified with their families. UNICEF responded to a measles outbreak in ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Northern Mali: Work resumes in countryside as search for staff continues

On 8 February 2014, the ICRC lost contact with one of its vehicles as it was travelling between Kidal and Gao with five people aboard, all of them Malian. After suspending its movements in northern Mali following this incident, the ICRC has now decided ... [Published ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Destitute Returnees, Displaced in Northern Mali Need Urgent Aid

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Malian regions of Timbuktu, Gao and Kidal are now hosting nearly 196,000 returnees and 107,000 internally displaced...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Travel warning issued for Mali

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to consider carefully the risks of travel to Mali, given continuing aspirations of terrorists to conduct attacks. We strongly warn against travel to the northern parts of the country and along the border ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Terror group spokesman taken out in Mali

A terrorist with an international bounty on his head was among the al-Qaeda fighters killed by French airstrikes in Mali, a Malian military official announced on Friday (March 14th).Oumar Ould Hamaha , the spokesman for the Movement for Oneness and Jihad ... [Published Magharebia - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Feb 17 2014 - Updated Feb 18 2014 - 2 reports

Kidal Still Waits for Resolution

Bamako Despite international efforts to restore peace in Mali, the northern region of Kidal remains an MNLA stronghold. While the rest of Mali slowly recovers from the rebel takeover and Islamist occupation, officials worry the distrust and enmity lingering ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Feb 17 2014]
First reported Feb 10 2014 - Updated Feb 11 2014 - 3 reports

Mali: Vehicle disappears with ICRC personnel on board

Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Mali Geneva/Bamako (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirms that on 8 February it lost contact with one of its vehicles, which had been travelling between Kidal and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 11 2014]

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A FrenchFrench army source said that "three rockets were fired at Kidal, (which) did not cause any damage"
"On his arrival, the patriarch (called on) all the sons of Mali to make lasting peace, so that the people of the north, of the south, can work for the development of the country" an aide in his home town of Kidal told AFP
"I'm sure the government would be more than happy to make a deal with them (CPA)," he said. "But the real question is whether he (Ag Assaleh) has the backing of the Tuareg elites in places like Kidal" he said, referring to a Tuareg stronghold in northern Mali

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American Proxy Wars In Africa – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 08 2014]
Back to Mali: A Country Suffers From the Single... [Published Pacific Standard - Apr 07 2014]
Militants Launch Failed Rocket Attack in Northe... [Published Naharnet - Apr 07 2014]
AFP - Mali-France-conflict-Qaeda [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 07 2014]
Mali chief Intalla returns to home [Published Spy Ghana - Apr 07 2014]
Mali tribal chief calls for peace on homecoming [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 05 2014]
Mali: Mali tribal chief calls for peace on home... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 05 2014]
Mali: Northern Mali: Work resumes in countrysid... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 03 2014]
Mali starts process to confine armed rebels [Published Fresno Bee - Apr 03 2014]
Mali starts process to confine armed rebels [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Apr 03 2014]
American proxy wars in Africa [Published Pambazuka News - Apr 03 2014]
Work Resumes in Countryside As Search... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 03 2014]
Mali: UNICEF Mali Situation Report, March 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 02 2014]
Mali: Human Rights Council discusses reports on... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
Mali: France facing a formidable enemy [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
Northern Mali: Work resumes in countryside as s... [Published ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross - Mar 26 2014]
Tuareg leader to Mali govt: start talks or risk... [Published TrustMedia - Mar 25 2014]
Lines in the Malian Sand: Tuareg Fractures Wide... [Published Think Africa Press - Mar 25 2014]
Mali: Destitute Returnees, Displaced in Norther... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 25 2014]
Destitute Returnees, Displaced in Northern Mali... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Mar 25 2014]
Destitute Returnees, Displaced in Northern Mali... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 25 2014]
Travel warning issued for Mali [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Mar 22 2014]
Northern Mali on the Brink of a New Food Crisis [Published CARE USA - Mar 20 2014]
Mali: EU funds re-development of Mali rebel bas... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Mar 19 2014]
Terror group spokesman taken out in Mali [Published Magharebia - Mar 17 2014]
Mali: French Military Kills Notorious Terrorist [Published Lignet - Mar 16 2014]
Belmokhtar empire based on crime [Published Magharebia - Mar 15 2014]
French take down wanted Islamic militant 'Red B... [Published Washington Times - Mar 14 2014]
French Kill Jihadist Commander in Mali [Published Naharnet - Mar 14 2014]
French air strikes kill wanted Islamist militan... [Published thestar.com.my - Mar 14 2014]
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Mali: Mali tribal chief calls for peace on home... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 05 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Mali 04/05/2014 18:39 GMT BAMAKO, April 5, 2014 (AFP) - An influential Mali tribal chief returned to his homeland on Saturday after two months in hospital in Morocco, calling for a decisive resolution to the deeply-divided ...
Mali: Northern Mali: Work resumes in countrysid... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 03 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Mali On 8 February 2014, the ICRC lost contact with one of its vehicles as it was travelling between Kidal and Gao with five people aboard, all of them Malian. After suspending its movements in ...
Mali: UNICEF Mali Situation Report, March 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 02 2014]
Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Mali Highlights Seven boys formerly associated with the armed groups, who had been staying in the UNICEF supported transit centre, were reunified with their families. UNICEF responded to a measles outbreak in ...
Mali: Human Rights Council discusses reports on... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Central African Republic, Mali, Sri Lanka The Human Rights Council today discussed reports on Mali, the Central African Republic and Sri Lanka. It held separate interactive dialogues with the Independent Expert ...
Mali: Destitute Returnees, Displaced in Norther... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 25 2014]
Source: International Organization for MigrationCountry: Mali Mali - The Malian regions of Timbuktu, Gao and Kidal are now hosting nearly 196,000 returnees and 107,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) and are in need of urgent need of humanitarian ...
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Coffins of slain French journalists leave Mali [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Nov 03 2013]
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Destitute Returnees, Displaced in Northern Mali... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Mar 25 2014]
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