Tuesday, December 1, 2015| Latest E-book
You are here: Home » Topics » » Mali » Videos

French special forces pilot Damien Boiteux killed in Mali attacks

This is the French military helicopter pilot killed as his country launched twin attacks in Africa against Islamist groups and a failed attempt to release a hostage. Lt Damien Boiteux, 41, was killed during operations against rebels in Mali, in what appears to be a dramatic new western military inte ...

Suspected jihadists kill 3 in rocket attack on U.N. base in Mali| Reuters

Nov 29, 2015    

BAMAKO Unknown attackers fired rockets at a United Nations peacekeeping base in northern Mali on Saturday, killing three people inside, the U.N. said, in the latest sign that the West African country's Islamist insurgency is intensifying.French troops and the 10,000-strong U.N. force, known as MINUSMA, are struggling to stabilise the former French colony. Islamist militants attacked a hotel in the capital Bamako on Nov. 20 and killed 20 people, in their bloodiest attack yet in the country's south.Desert-based jihadists regularly launch rockets and missiles at northern U.N. bases, especially ...

Read More