LIVE UPDATES: 170 Hostages Taken By Islamists In Mali

World | Reuters
FILE -- People seeking refuge from Tuareg separatist rebel group MNLA display a Malian flag in a military camp in the northern town of Kidal,

Reports say some of the hostages have now been freed

Mali Massacre Shows The Danger US Gov't Agencies Expose Personnel To At Hotel Chains

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jacob Bojesson
A Malian police officer stands guard in front of the Radisson hotel in Bamako, Mali, November 20, 2015. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Give terrorists an open target

French President Promises: 'We Will Be Ruthless'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Blake Neff
French president Francois Hollande speaking after Paris attacks [Twitter screengrab]

‘We will lead the fight’

War On Drugs Is Failing And Hammering The World's Poor, Says Christian Charity

Daily Caller News Foundation | Guy Bentley
An Ivory Coast drug enforcment gendarme

The drug war is destroying governance in the developing world

Pat Robertson: Islam only has a 'religious veneer' [VIDEO] - TheDC

US | Brendan Thomas
U.S. televangelist Pat Robertson speaks at press conference. Emilio Morenatti/AP.

Televangelist: It’s really a political and economic system

Mali: Suicide bombing adds to fears of instability

Daily Caller News Foundation | Anne Hobson
APTOPIX Mali Fighting

French-led troops have driven Islamist militants from the main towns in Northern Mali

The next al-Qaida safe haven? Understanding the jihadist threat in Mali

World | Jamie Weinstein
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The most comprehensive and succinct overview of the conflict you are likely to find anywhere

Timbuktu mayor: Mali rebels torched library of ancient manuscripts

World | The Guardian
Mali Fighting.JPEG

‘It’s true. They have burned the manuscripts’

Islamist rebels gain ground despite intense French air strikes [VIDEO] - AP

World | Associated Press
French Air Force

Islamist insurgents grabbed more territory in Mali on Monday

Radical Islamists stone couple to death in northern Mali - The DCNF

Daily Caller News Foundation | Zachary Huffman
Somalia al-Qaida

Radical Islamists stone a couple to death in front of onlookers

Women's empowerment programs hurt women

Opinion | Carey Roberts

Congress should consider cutting off funding to feminist-inspired programs that hurt women.

G8 nations intervene in Islamic militant kidnappings - AP

World | admin

The group plots to save seven hostages held by a group associated with al-Qaida in northwest Africa

Niger rebel group infiltrates heavy security to kidnap foreigners - AP

World | admin

At least 12 foreigners have been snatched by al-Qaida in recent years

Referee back to work; FIFA declines to comment - NYT

Sports | interns

Koman Coulibaly back on the job as World Cup referee despite suspicions of an unjust call which cost American victory in the U.S.-Slovenia match