Tagged: Mali

‘Red Crescent fully prepared to carry out its humanitarian duty to displaced Africans,’ Annahar (Algeria), 26 May 2014

Algeria is prepared to carry out its humanitarian duty to African refugees in its territory, according to the head of the Algerian Red Crescent, who also criticized European policies in dealing with refugees. Continue reading

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‘Algerian army kills 10 militants in south,’ Aljazeera (Qatar), 6 May 2014

Algerian security forces killed 10 militants in an operation launched in the south while authorities remain concerned about the influx of weapons and fighters from neighbouring Mali and Libya. Continue reading

‘Malian president hosts official dinner party in honour of His Majesty the King,’ as-Sahra al-Magribia (Morocco), 21 February 2014

Mohammed VI, King of Morocco, was hosted by Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta in his presidential palace for a dinner party last night. The Moroccan king is currently on an official visit to Mali. Continue reading

‘King Mohammed VI developing exceptional Moroccan relations with Africa,’ Middle East Online (London), 15 February 2014

King Mohammed VI of Morocco is preparing to visit to four sub-Saharan countries in an attempt to continue the North African country’s policies towards African countries. Morocco has a number of agreements with sub-Saharan states in different political, diplomatic, economic, social, cultural, religious and humanitarian fields. Continue reading

‘France rules out Western military intervention in southern Libya,’ al-Jazeera (Qatar), 10 February 2014

France, who recently sent troops to northern Mali to fight armed Islamists, has ruled out Western intervention in southern Libya, at the request of Niger, who is concerned of the area becoming an even greater hotbed for terrorism. Continue reading

Algeria criticizes Morocco’s election to the UN Human Rights Council, Hespress (Morocco), 18 November 2013

Algeria has criticized the election of Morocco to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the period 2014-2016. Morocco and Algeria have a contentious relationship, and Algeria cites the drug trade in Morocco, as well as its oppression of the Saharawi people in Western Sahara, in its criticism of Morocco’s appointment. Algeria has also been elected to the council.

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‘Mali cancels arrest warrants for Tuareg Leaders’ al-Akhbar (Mauritania), 29th October 2013

مالي تلغي مذكرات توقيف بحق قادة طوارق

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تاريخ الإضافة: 2013-10-29 16:23

الأخبار (نواكشوط) ـ أعلنت وزارة العدل المالية رسميا اليوم الثلاثاء 28 ـ 10 ـ 2013، إلغاء مذكرات توقيف صدرت بحق أربعة قياديين طوارق باسم “المصالحة الوطنية“.

وقال مسؤول في وزارة العدل المالية “ألغيت مذكرات التوقيف بحق كل من ابراهيم اغ محمد الصالح (من الحركة الوطنية لتحرير أزواد) ومحمد اغ انتالا، واحمد اغ بيبي، والغباس اغ انتالا (من المجلس الأعلى الأزوادي) لتسهيل مواصلة عملية المصالحة الوطنية“.

وأكد احمد اغ بيبي، إلغاء المذكرات ضده وضد رفاقه الثلاثة وقال “إنها إرادة حسنة في الحوار، وهم أيضا لديهم حسن إرادة في الحوار“.

ويترشح احمد اغ بيبي، ومحمد اغ انتالا، والغباس اغ انتالا، للانتخابات التشريعية المقررة في 24 من نوفمبر في منطقة كيدال (أقصى شمال مالي) معقل الطوارق.

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Translation:

Mali cancels arrest warrants for Tuareg Leaders

29th October 2013, 16.23

al-Akhbar (Nouakchott) The Malian Ministy of Justice officially announced on Tuesday 28th October 2013 the cancellation of arrest warrants issued for four Tuareg leaders as an effort of ‘national reconciliation’.

An official from the Malian Ministry of Justice said that “I cancelled the arrest warrants for Ibrahim Ag Muhammad Salaah (from the National Movement of the Independence of Azawad), Muhammad Ag Intaala, Ahmad Ag Bibi and al-Ghabas Ag Intaata (from the High Azawadi Congress) to facilitate the continuation of the national reconciliation process.”

Ahmed Igh Bibi confirmed the cancellation of the arrest warrants against him and his three accomplices and said “that there is good will in the dialogue, and they also have good will in the dialogue.”

Ahmed Ag Bibi, Mohamed Ag Intalla, al-Ghabas Ag Intaala, are candidates for the legislative elections scheduled for November 24 in the Kidal region (in the far north of Mali) a Tuareg stronghold.

Translated by Robert Forster

Article available at al-Akhbar.

“Azawad Movements Condemn Events in Algerian Burj Badji”, Al-Akhbar (Mauritania), 15th August 2013

الحركات الأزوادية تدين أحداث برج باجي الجزائرية

التاريخ: 15.08.2013  التوقيت:16:49 غرينتش

الأخبار(انواكشوط) ـ دانت ثلاث حركات أزوادية ما وصفتها بـ “الأحداث الدامية بين الأخوة الأشقاء في مدينة برج باجي المختار الجزائرية؛ والتي شارك فيها مواطنون ومقيمون أزواديون”، وذلك مساء أمس الأربعاء: 14ـ08ـ2013م.

وطالب بيان صادر عن الحركات الثلاث (المجلس الأعلى لوحدة أزواد، والحركة الوطنية لتحرير أزواد، والحركة العربية الأزوادية) الحكومةَ الجزائرية بـ “إجراء تحقيق فوري لتحديد المسؤولين عن هذه الفتنة وتقديم الضالعين فيها للعدالة ومحاسبتهم”.

وجاء في البيان الذي توصلت وكالة “الأخبار” بنسخة منه أن الحركات الأزوادية تهيب بشعبها عن الانزلاق نحو معارك جانبية، وتدعوه إلى تحمل مسؤوليته اتجاه قضيته، وإلى التشبث بثوابته الوطنية، وتعزيز الوحدة الأزوادية، من خلال الالتزام باتفاق انواكشوط الموقع بين الحركات الأزوادية قبل أسابيع.

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Translation

Azawad Movements Condemn Events in Algerian Burj Badji

Date: 15.08.2013 Time: 16:49 GMT

News (Nouakchott) Three Azawad movements condemned what they describe as “the bloody events that occurred between the city Burj Nadji and Algerian Mokhtar, which Azawadian citizens and residents participated in on Wednesday 14th August 2013.

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Original Article at al-akhbar.