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News Mali » Kidal: Mali: UNHCR Operational Update, January 2018

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/mali/mali-unhcr-operational-update-january-2018
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Mali continues to face a volatile security situation amid growing ... According to reports filtering from MINUSMA, their Sector North advanced post, located 4 km north-east of Kidal camp came under direct fire from unidentified assailants on 9th January ...

News Mali » Kidal: Shifting relationships, growing threats: A who’s who of insurgent groups in the Sahel

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/analysis/2018/02/15/Sahel-militant-groups-Mali-Niger-threat
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Some of Mali’s armed groups signed a peace accord in 2015 (the country ... Former rebels unhappy with the way in which the CMA is handling the peace process, especially its emphasis on the Kidal region and the Ifoghas confederation of Tuareg clans ...

News Mali » Kidal: Last Mali city stronghold of Islamist rebels falls as French troops take airport

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2270867/Last-Mali-city-stronghold-Islamic-rebels-falls-French-troops-airport.html
Publication date: Wednesday 30 January 2013

French troops have overtaken a rebel-held airport in Kidal, northern Mali, as they begin the completion of the first phase of the military operation in the African nation. Kidal was the last urban stronghold held by the Islamist insurgents who have been ...

News Mali » Kidal: Mali unrest: Kidal's deadly race riots

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-23379122
Publication date: Friday 19 July 2013

At least one person has been killed in Mali's northern town of Kidal, following ethnic clashes between Tuaregs and black civilians, ahead of elections next week. Tuareg rebels held the town until a June deal with the government. The BBC's Alex Duval Smith ...

News Mali » Kidal: French troops in Mali take Kidal, last Islamist holdout

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-21271345
Publication date: Wednesday 30 January 2013

France - the former colonial power in Mali - launched a military operation this month after the militants appeared to be threatening the south. The BBC's Thomas Fessy in Timbuktu says the capture of Kidal marks the end of the first phase of the military ...

News Mali » Kidal: Mali's Kidal Still Waits for Resolution

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201402172235.html
Publication date: onday 17 February 2014

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 ...

News Mali » Kidal: Troubles in Tuareg heartland of Kidal jeopardise Mali peace

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-mali-security-idUKKBN12H1OI
Publication date: onday 17 October 2016

KIDAL (Reuters) - A few stale and mouldy loaves are all that is left in the main bakery of Mali’s northern desert town of Kidal. The owners abandoned it when flour prices doubled after armed fighters from a mostly Tuareg group blockaded the town, which ...

News Mali » Kidal: Mali's future may be decided by north region of Kidal, epicenter of multiple rebellions

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/07/27/mali-future-may-be-decided-by-north-region-kidal-epicenter-multiple-rebellions.html
Publication date: Saturday 27 July 2013

KIDAL, Mali – This desert town and the surrounding region house just 0.5 percent of the people who registered to vote in Mali's presidential election, a number likely to have little impact on the race's outcome. Yet experts say the future of Mali is ...

News Mali » Kidal: Unidentified militants wound UN peacekeeper in Mali's Kidal

News channel or source: http://www.janes.com/article/76536/unidentified-militants-wound-un-peacekeeper-in-mali-s-kidal
Publication date: uesday 19 December 2017

In Kidal, Kidal region, Minusma repulsed four simultaneous attacks against two advanced checkpoints, the UN main camp and a peacekeepers patrol; a peacekeeper was seriously wounded. Reports stated that the militants attempted to capture control of two ...

News Mali » Kidal: Malian army approaches rebel-held northern town of Kidal

News channel or source: http://maliactu.net/malian-army-approaches-rebel-held-northern-town-of-kidal/
Publication date: Sunday 12 May 2013

French forces which swept Islamist insurgents from the far north of Mali have allowed the MNLA rebels to run Kidal in recent months but Mali’s government wants to reimpose its authority ahead of July presidential and legislative elections. The votes are ...