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Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, Islamist group with al Qaida ties, claimed responsibility
Mali attack killed 35 people, left another 90 wounded
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 …
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
The duo discussed ways to strengthen military cooperation between both countries
Defence minister Sedki Sobhi met with his counterpart in Mali to discuss the situation in the country
The former general campaigned strongly on his success in fighting armed groups linked to Al-Qaeda at home and in neighbouring Sahel nations.
For his four-country trip to the Sahel in November, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon adopted as his motto an African saying: “One hand cannot tie a bundle.” His guests agreed.
A day before the country holds a second round of legislative polls
Al-Azhar offered as part of Egypt’s support package for Mali
Foreign Minister says Egypt can draw on experience to help reconstruction and development efforts in Mali
Amr will stress Egypt’s support for development in Mali
A car bomb blasted the embassy of France in Tripoli, injuring two French guards and causing serious damage to the building.
A new report published by the United Nations says illicit arms from the Libyan civil war fuelling conflicts in the wider region
Mohamed Kamel Amr talks to French President Françoise Hollande about the upcoming French African summit
Foreign Minister meets with his counterpart and French President
Minister of Foreign Affairs to meet his French counterpart and President Hollande during three-day visit
Okacha is a close aide of AQIM boss Abdelmalek Droukdel and considered the “real leader” of group
At least 50 MUJAO Islamists have been killed since the day before yesterday (Friday)
Syria, Palestine and Mali dominate the conference’s agenda