Friday, July 22, 2016

Civil War Returns To Mali

Senegalese police officers serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), patrol the streets of the city of Gao, in Mali. UN Photo/Marco Dormino

Al Jazeera: Mali: Up to 20 dead as fighting threatens peace deal

Pro-government militia and Tuareg rebels clash in northern town of Kidal, raising fears for a fraying peace agreement.

Up to 20 people have been killed and at least 40 others wounded, according to health workers, in two days of fighting in northern Mali threatening a shaky year-old peace deal.

The Tuareg-dominated Coordination of Azawad Movements (CMA) and rival Gatia militia fighters, who had peacefully shared control of the town of Kidal since February, clashed for a second day on Friday, the UN mission in Mali (MINUSMA) said in a statement

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More News On The Ongoing Fighting In Mali

Up to 20 dead as northern Mali fighting threatens peace deal -- Reuters
Mali rocked by renewed violence in Kidal -- France 24
Separatist fighting breaks out in Mali -- DW
Fears for peace deal as fighting flares in Mali's desert north -- Reuters
Fighting in northern Mali threatens peace deal -- Al Jazeera
Mali: UN mission condemns renewed clashes between armed groups in country's north -- UN News Centre
Mali: The North Loses Patience -- The Strategy page

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