Thursday, January 30, 2014

MALI SITREP #030A

French military: 11 jihadists killed in north Mali

Washington Post - ‎Jan 24, 2014‎
BAMAKO, Mali — A French military spokesman says 11 jihadists have been killed and a French soldier was wounded during a military operation in northern Mali. Remi Libessart, a spokesman for the French-led mission known as Operation Serval, said Friday ...

French army kills 11 suspected militants in northern Mali

Reuters - ‎Jan 24, 2014‎
Colonel Abdoulaye Coulibaly, who commands Mali military operations in the region, said Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and MUJWA (Movement for Unification and Jihad in West Africa) are operating in the Ifoghas mountains. "There are occasional ...

French army kills 11 militants in Mali anti-terror operation

GlobalPost - ‎Jan 24, 2014‎
A French counter-terrorism offensive in rebel-infested northern Mali ended on Friday with 11 Islamist militants killed and a French soldier wounded, military sources inside the operation told AFP. The action came as Paris steps up its campaign against armed ...

French army says 11 militants killed in Mali anti-terror op

GlobalPost - ‎Jan 24, 2014‎
A French counter-terrorism offensive in rebel-infested northern Mali ended on Friday with 11 Islamist militants killed and a French soldier wounded, military sources inside the operation told AFP. "The French military operation in the Timbuktu region is ...

France launches anti-terror operations in Mali

AFP - ‎Jan 23, 2014‎
Bamako — French forces have carried out two night-time counter-terrorism operations in rebel-infested northern Mali, military sources in the west African nation said on Thursday. A foreign military source in Bamako said troops targeted the Movement for ...

11 militants killed in Mali anti-terror operation

Zee News - ‎Jan 24, 2014‎
Bamako: A French counter-terrorism offensive in rebel-infested northern Mali ended on Friday with 11 Islamist militants killed and a French soldier wounded, military sources inside the operation have said.

French forces launch anti-terror operations in Mali

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎Jan 24, 2014‎
AGAIN, French forces yesterday carried out two night-time counter-terrorism operations in rebel-infested northern Mali. According to a foreign military source in Bamako, French troops targetted the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) and ...

French forces kill 11 militants in Mali

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC SITREP #030A

  1. UN Takes New Steps in Central African Republic

    New York Times-Jan 28, 2014
    A mother and child sought cover amid gunshots in Bangui on Tuesday. The United Nations described spiraling sectarian warfare. Siegfried ...
  2. AU summit kicks off, with Central African Republic high on the agenda

    Deutsche Welle-10 hours ago
    AU summit kicks off, with Central African Republic high on the agenda ... Opening the 22nd summit of the African Union (AU), Ethiopian Prime ...
  3. Central African Republic crisis getting even worse - UN

    BBC News-Jan 27, 2014
    The security situation in the Central African Republic is getting even worse despite the inauguration of a new leader, the UN human rights chief ...
  4. Messages of 'Relentless, Spiraling Bloodshed' from the Central ...

    New York Times (blog)-Jan 29, 2014
    ... warnings yet on the killing in the Central African Republic, describing a country in the “relentless, spiraling bloodshed” of sectarian retaliation ...
  5. Central African Republic: MSF expands emergency activities

    Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International-17 hours ago
    MSF has expanded its emergency activities in Bangui, Central African Republic, after further inter-communal violence. Here patients are being ...
  6. Central African Republic Archbishop pleads with British government ...

    Catholic Herald Online-16 hours ago
    The most senior Catholic leader in the Central African Republic (CAR) has urged the British Government to help restore order to a country ...
  7. Central African Republic's 'Mother Courage' fights to bring peace ...

    The Guardian-Jan 26, 2014
    The swearing-in last week of Catherine Samba-Panza as interim president of the Central African Republic (CAR) called to mind a sequel: ...

SOUTH SUDAN SITREP #030A

  1. South Sudan 'coup leaders' face treason trial

    BBC News-Jan 29, 2014
    Seven South Sudanese politicians face charges of treason over an alleged coup attempt in December that sparked weeks of fighting, the ...
  2. South Sudan and CAR on agenda at African Union summit in Ethiopia

    Globalnews.ca-6 hours ago
    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – African leaders are meeting in Ethiopia Thursday at a summit to discuss outbreaks of violence in South Sudan and ...
  3. Uganda Revisits Past in South Sudan Strife

    Wall Street Journal-2 hours ago
    KAMPALA, Uganda—The continued presence of Uganda's military has imperiled a tenuous cease-fire in South Sudan, raising concerns about ...
  4. Unrest in South Sudan continues to grow despite concessions by ...

    PBS NewsHour-2 hours ago
    South Sudan's Vice President Riek Machar, here addressing the United Nations General Assembly meeting on Sept. 27, 2012, remains in ...
  5. South Sudan Urged to Probe Atrocities

    Voice of America-9 hours ago
    There are fresh calls for probes into alleged atrocities in South Sudan, where both government and rebel forces have been accused of human ...