US-wanted jihadist killed in Mali operation: French Army

The French army said Thursday it had killed the commander of a major West African jihadist group`s branch in Mali in an operation in the north of the country.

A slaughter, then oblivion, mark France`s deadliest day in World War One

The bloodiest day for the French Army in World War One - indeed in its entire history - draws no national tributes, no eulogies by dignitaries, few wreaths laid in respect. 

French Army kills 11 militants in Mali anti-terror operation

A French counter-terrorism offensive in rebel-infested northern Mali ended with 11 Islamist militants killed and a French soldier wounded, military sources inside the operation said.

French Army kills 11 militants in Mali anti-terror operation

A French counter-terrorism offensive in rebel-infested northern Mali ended with 11 Islamist militants killed and a French soldier wounded, military sources inside the operation said.

Shells fired at UN, French Army base in Mali

Militants shelled a camp for French troops and the United Nations MINUSMA peacekeeping force in northeastern Mali, military sources told a news agency on Tuesday, but failed to do any damage.

French kill 19 Islamists in Mali: French Army

French troops killed 19 Islamist militants during an army operation in Mali`s rebel-infested northern desert on Tuesday, a French military source told a news agency.

Suicide bomber targets foreign forces in Mali

A suicide bomber staged a botched attack on foreign forces in northern Mali overnight yesterday, killing himself but causing no other casualties, Malian and French military officials said.

French arrest jihadist convert in Mali: Army

Col Thierry Burkhard said today that Gilles Le Guen was arrested this week north of Timbuktu, the fabled city which had been his base for some two years.

French jets pound Islamists training camp in Mali’s Kidal

French jets on Sunday carried aerial assaults on Islamist militants’ training centres.

Indian, French Armies to conduct counter-terrorism

This will be the first such exercise involving armies of
the two countries and it will be conducted under the UN
mandate.