My Way News - Its allies reluctant, France goes it alone in Mali
My Way News reports: "France's allies have offered vocal support for the country's military
operation in Mali, but when it comes to sending troops or weapons, they are agreeing to the bare minimum: a transport plane here and there, a
handful of support staff and a lot of promises to think about it."
My Way News - Mali: French troops begin land assault
My Way News reports: "French soldiers pressed north in Mali territory occupied by radical
Islamists on Wednesday, launching a land assault that was to put them in
direct combat with al-Qaida-linked fighters 'in one to 72 hours,'
military officials said. "
My Way News - Militants seize dozens of hostages in Algeria:
My Way News reports: "In what could be the first spillover from France's intervention in
Mali, Islamist militants attacked and occupied a natural gas complex in
southern Algeria on Wednesday. Two people were killed and dozens of
others, including several Americans, were reportedly taken hostage. "