At least 12 soldiers have been killed, and a further 27 wounded, after militants attacked and captured an army base, in central Mali.
At least three soldiers have been killed, and a further two wounded, after gunmen opened fire on a military checkpoint, in Mali.
Saudi Arabia has announced a new military alliance, consisting of 34 predominantly Islamic nations, aimed at combating terrorism.
A boat, carrying at least 40 African migrants, including a young child, has arrived on a beach, on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, in the Canary Islands.
At least two soldiers have been killed, and a further four wounded, following an ambush on their convoy in central Mali.
At least six UN peacekeepers have been killed, and five others severely wounded, in an attack on their convoy, by suspected Islamist militants, in northern Mali.
Gunmen have attacked, and briefly seized control of, a village in southern Mali, close to the country’s border with Ivory Coast.
At least 12 people have been killed, following an attack by Islamist gunmen on a town in western Mali, near the country’s border with Mauritania.
An Algerian militant, one of the most powerful and significant jihadists in the Sahara region, has dismissed a pledge of allegiance from his group, Al-Mourabitoun, with the Islamic State.
An attack by Tuareg separatist rebels has killed nine Malian soldiers in a central town, near the country’s border with Mauritania.