Accuracy in Media

Dear Liberal Media: Mitt Romney was Right about Mali

Good take from the Washington Examiner: Three years before masked gunmen stormed a hotel in the capital of Mali, killing at least 27 people early Friday morning, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was mocked by certain media figures for warning about the spread of terrorist activity in the small West African country. During the final […]

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Mali Hotel Hostage Situation leaves at least 3 Dead

The hostage situation is still ongoing…scary news: A hotel in the capital city of Mali came under attack Friday when ten gunmen stormed the building and took 170 guests and hotel workers hostage, leaving three dead, according to initial reports. According to the Associated Press, men shouting “Allahu Akbar,” “God is great” in Arabic, stormed […]

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Car Bomb Kills 4 United Nations Peacekeepers in Mali

WASHINGTON — At least four United Nations peacekeepers were killed by a car bomb in the northern city of Aguelhoc in Mali this past Wednesday. Several sources said that the dead were peacekeepers from neighboring Chad, while another said that some were Mali’s own troops. Reuters reported that one of their sources within the United […]

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France frees Imprisoned Aid Workers in Mali

WASHINGTON — Five local aid workers were freed from imprisonment by French troops in Mali. Reuters reported that no details were released about their captors or how they were captured, but these local aid workers were kidnapped and held since this past February. Four of the workers worked for the International Committee of the Red […]

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French Troops kill Islamist Insurgent’s Top Assistant

WASHINGTON — French troops claimed they killed one of the top assistants of the North African terrorist leader Belmokhar. Reuters reported that French troops killed the second-in-command to Mokhtar Belmokhar, Hacene Ould Khalill, whose nickname was Jouleibib. He was from Mauritania in western Africa. Belmokhtar’s assistant was killed during a counter-terrorist operation in the northern […]

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March 2016

3/28/2016 - Mali Arrests Two People in Connection to Terrorist Attack in Ivory Coast

November 2015

11/30/2015 - Mortar Attack in Northern Mali at United Nations Base Kills 3

11/27/2015 - Mali Arrests 2 People in Connection with Hotel Attack that killed 19 People

11/21/2015 - Dear Liberal Media: Mitt Romney was Right about Mali

11/21/2015 - Mali Hostage Situation Over, Dozens Dead, Including 1 American

11/20/2015 - Mali Hotel Hostage Situation leaves at least 3 Dead

June 2014

6/15/2014 - Car Bomb Kills 4 United Nations Peacekeepers in Mali

April 2014

4/21/2014 - France frees Imprisoned Aid Workers in Mali

December 2013

12/29/2013 - Dozens Killed as Central African Republic Teetering on the Brink of Collapse

November 2013

11/24/2013 - French Troops kill Islamist Insurgent’s Top Assistant

October 2013

10/8/2013 - Islamist Uprising: Mali town attacked by Artillery

September 2013

9/26/2013 - France urges help for volatile Central African Republic

August 2013

8/28/2013 - Tunisia calls al-Qaeda’s African branch “Terrorist”

8/11/2013 - Mali Election Needs a Runoff, Court Affirms

July 2013

7/22/2013 - Mali explodes in violence again

June 2013

6/9/2013 - Mali suicide bombing fails as extremist briefly evades police

6/7/2013 - Islamists try to escape prison in Niger, some re-captured by police

May 2013

5/28/2013 - Nigeria, fighting Islamists, asks neighbor Niger for help