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From TheJournal.ie Army Ranger Wing prepares for deployment to UN mission in 'hostile environment' of Mali MINUSMA

Army Ranger Wing prepares for deployment to UN mission in 'hostile environment' of Mali

The mission has been described as the most dangerous UN peacekeeping mission in the world.

From The42 Zaha goal takes Ivory Coast through to quarter-finals of African Cup of Nations Going Through

Zaha goal takes Ivory Coast through to quarter-finals of African Cup of Nations

The Crystal Palace star, who is being linked with a move to Arsenal, scored a decisive goal on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil approval to send Ireland's Army Ranger Wing to Mali Army Ranger Wing

Dáil approval to send Ireland's Army Ranger Wing to Mali

The mission has been described as the most dangerous UN peacekeeping mission in the world.

From TheJournal.ie 38 dead in attacks on two Mali villages Dogon

38 dead in attacks on two Mali villages

A vote on Irish troops participating in a UN mission in Mali is due to take place in the Dáil on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie What's behind the violence in Mali and why does the Government want to send elite Defence Forces members there? Explainer

What's behind the violence in Mali and why does the Government want to send elite Defence Forces members there?

This week, Cabinet approved a proposal to send troops abroad for peacekeeping duties.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet approves proposal to deploy Defence Forces personnel to UN mission in Mali Defence Forces

Cabinet approves proposal to deploy Defence Forces personnel to UN mission in Mali

The approval comes after nearly 100 people were killed in recent days in a deadly massacre in the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'Murderous attack': Nearly 100 people killed and 19 missing in latest massacre in Mali Massacre

'Murderous attack': Nearly 100 people killed and 19 missing in latest massacre in Mali

There are currently 20 Irish Defence Forces personnel deployed to the EU Training Mission in Mali.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet to hear proposal to send Army Ranger Wing to Mali Peacekeeping

Cabinet to hear proposal to send Army Ranger Wing to Mali

If approved this would be the first deployment of the ARW overseas in their special forces role since their deployment to Chad in 2008.

From TheJournal.ie Massacre of 160 people in Mali 'underlines need for international presence', Dept Defence says Defence Forces

Massacre of 160 people in Mali 'underlines need for international presence', Dept Defence says

There are currently 20 Irish Defence Forces personnel deployed to the EU Training Mission (EUTM) in Mali.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Defence Forces mission in Mali extended by 12 months Defence Forces

Irish Defence Forces mission in Mali extended by 12 months

Serious consideration is being given to sending a small contingent of the Irish Army Ranger Wing to Mali.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar to travel to Mali today to meet with Irish Defence Forces serving abroad Mali

Varadkar to travel to Mali today to meet with Irish Defence Forces serving abroad

Varadkar will be accompanied by Minister of State with responsibility for Defence Paul Kehoe.

From TheJournal.ie Armed hunters 'surrounded the village, separated the people and killed 32 in cold blood' Mali

Armed hunters 'surrounded the village, separated the people and killed 32 in cold blood'

Violence has increased over the past three years in central Mali in disputes over access to land and water.

From TheJournal.ie Two Defence Forces members located after terror attack at Mali hotel Irish Soldiers

Two Defence Forces members located after terror attack at Mali hotel

Two EU workers were killed in the attack on a hotel on the edge of the capital Bamako.

From The42 Controversial PSG defender Aurier praised for 'saving the life' of opponent Good Samaritan This post contains videos

Controversial PSG defender Aurier praised for 'saving the life' of opponent

The Ivorian has been commended for helping Mali’s Moussa Doumbia, who was knocked out during their recent international match.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Defence Forces members safe after armed men storm hotel Mali

Irish Defence Forces members safe after armed men storm hotel

Four gunmen attacked a training base in Mali, one was shot dead.

From TheJournal.ie Australian couple in their 80s kidnapped by African Islamist group Ansar Dine

Australian couple in their 80s kidnapped by African Islamist group

The couple have lived in Burkina Faso for over 40 years.

From TheJournal.ie Three people, including two UN peacekeepers, killed in attack by suspected Islamist militants Mali

Three people, including two UN peacekeepers, killed in attack by suspected Islamist militants

A further 20 people were injured in the pre-dawn attack, four seriously.

From TheJournal.ie Are we willing to risk Irish lives by sending troops to Mali or Lebanon? Opinion

Are we willing to risk Irish lives by sending troops to Mali or Lebanon?

Minister Simon Coveney must address the potential dangers involved in sending Irish soldiers to replace French forces, Ryan McCarrel writes.

From TheJournal.ie Jihadi group names attackers responsible for deadly hotel siege in Mali Mali

Jihadi group names attackers responsible for deadly hotel siege in Mali

Two separate organisations have now claimed responsibility for the attack on the luxury Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako.

From TheJournal.ie Al-Qaeda linked group kills 27 after nine-hour Mali hotel siege Special Forces Storm

Al-Qaeda linked group kills 27 after nine-hour Mali hotel siege

An Al-Qaeda-affiliated group is reportedly claiming responsibility.

From TheJournal.ie Here are some of the heritage sites Islamic State have blown up so far Causalities Of War

Here are some of the heritage sites Islamic State have blown up so far

This week the terrorist group destroyed a 2,000 year old temple — but it’s not its first time.

From TheJournal.ie Two Europeans among five killed, as gunman opens fire in Mali nightclub Masked Killer

Two Europeans among five killed, as gunman opens fire in Mali nightclub

“The killer came here because there were foreigners. He wanted to kill foreigners, that’s for sure,” a waiter at the club said.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The people making a new life in the desert after civil war Mali

Column: The people making a new life in the desert after civil war

The Mbera refugee camp is home to 50,000 people – most of them from northern Mali, a country torn apart by civil war.

From TheJournal.ie Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali's first case Death

Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali's first case

The girl had recently returned to Mali from neighbouring Guinea.

From TheJournal.ie 'No survivors' from Air Algerie crash over Mali --- French President Tragedy

'No survivors' from Air Algerie crash over Mali --- French President

The wreckage of the plane has been located 50km north of the Burkina Faso border in Mali’s Gossi region.

From TheJournal.ie Air Algerie wreckage found in Mali after 'disintegrating' Crash

Air Algerie wreckage found in Mali after 'disintegrating'

France will send a military unit to secure the wreckage.

From TheJournal.ie 'I will be home soon, son': Irish soldiers stationed abroad mark Father's Day Missing You

'I will be home soon, son': Irish soldiers stationed abroad mark Father's Day

Members of the Defence Forces who are serving in Syria, Lebanon and Mali have sent messages home to their families.

From TheJournal.ie Don't forget about them: Defence Forces abroad send Xmas wishes This post contains images

Don't forget about them: Defence Forces abroad send Xmas wishes

Read messages to loved ones from those in some of the smaller overseas missions (where you may not even realise we have troops posted).

From TheJournal.ie French troops kill 19 Islamist militants as violence escalates in Mali Islamic Extremists

French troops kill 19 Islamist militants as violence escalates in Mali

The violence comes with Malians due to vote on Sunday in a second round of parliamentary polls.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about remains found in Meath, Roy Keane and the property tax deadline.

From TheJournal.ie Two French journalists have been killed in Mali Kidnapped

Two French journalists have been killed in Mali

The journalists had recently interviewed a rebel leader in the country.

From TheJournal.ie French hostages released after three years return to France Kidnapping

French hostages released after three years return to France

The four men were kidnapped in 2010 by the North African wing of al-Qaida.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to give €700,000 to war-torn Mali Irish Aid

Ireland to give €700,000 to war-torn Mali

The money will be used to help refugees and internally-displaced citizens of the west African country.

From TheJournal.ie 'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention Mali

'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention

The election is seen as vital for restoring constitutional order after a coup in March last year.

From TheJournal.ie France vows: Mali hostage death will not 'go unpunished' Vengeance

France vows: Mali hostage death will not 'go unpunished'

“We found a body 10 days ago in northern Mali… we will determine the cause of death and nothing will go unpunished,” French president Francois Hollande said.

From The42 Mexican striker loses a boot... but plays on and scores U20 World Cup This post contains videos

Mexican striker loses a boot... but plays on and scores

Being without half of his footwear didn’t stop Jesus Escoboza at the U20 World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish government is giving €2.5m for the humanitarian crisis in Mali Mali

The Irish government is giving €2.5m for the humanitarian crisis in Mali

The money is part of a €520 million aid package from the EU to help Mali rebuild its country following a war with Islamist militants earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie France withdraws first batch of soldiers from Mali Mali

France withdraws first batch of soldiers from Mali

The country will gradually pull its soldiers out of the country, leaving a permanent 1,000 strong-force to fight terrorism.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Irish troops are heading to Mali – what will they find there? Opinion

Column: Irish troops are heading to Mali – what will they find there?

Irish troops will go to Mali next month, where approximately 375,000 people have been displaced due to internal conflict. The immense humanitarian fallout of the situation must not be overlooked, writes Emilia Sorrentino.

From TheJournal.ie Chadian army claims mastermind of Algerian gas plant attack killed in Mali Mali

Chadian army claims mastermind of Algerian gas plant attack killed in Mali

The army said he was killed during an operation that also “neutralised” at least 15 Islamist rebels.

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