Tag Archives | Mali

IOM helps Stranded Migrants Return to Mali from Libya

On Thursday, 2 March, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) helped 163 stranded Malian migrants – 151 adults, seven children, five infants – return home on a charter flight from Tripoli, Libya. IOM Libya’s Christine Petré reported 37 of the migrants had been released from the Triq Al Sekka detention centre prior to their departure. […]

Video: Mali war – What Happens Next?

From Iran’s PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Hundreds of insurgents have been killed in the world’s latest war happening in Mali, France says. Civilian casualties are still unknown. Rebels, flooded with arms from the Libyan war, launched attacks on the […]

Video: UN Estimates 200,000 Fighters in Libya

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The UN envoy to Libya has said that a force of 200,000 jihadi militants – similar in number to the UK’s entire armed personnel — is currently based in the country, expressing a […]

Allies in Libya, Enemies in Mali

By Ali Hashem for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Thanks to French President Francois Hollande, who felt the need to step in to contain the collapse of Mali, and a calamitous rescue operation by Algerian forces that resulted in the deaths of […]

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Video: Libyan Ties of Mali Islamists

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Malian Prime Minister has paid a visit to French troops at an airbase in Bamako, during which he and African heads of state were to pledge about 5,000 troops from across the […]