New Islamic Terror Group in Mali

This week for WORLD I wrote about Mali, West Africa and concerns about a new Islamic group that is attracting attention through its terrorism.

A new Islamic terror group is taking root in Mali, terrorizing the central and southern parts of the country in a spate of attacks.

Macina Liberation Front (MLF) emerged in 2015 and is imitating other terror groups in the Middle East and Africa. Its fighters destroyed a mausoleum slated to become a UN World Heritage site and have threatened anyone who doesn’t adhere to their strict interpretation of Islamic law, according to International Business Times (IBT). MLF has “committed serious abuses in the course of military operations against Mali’s security forces” including executions, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).

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Here's what you might like to know about me. My name is Julia and I'm a Christian. I love the Bible and, much less importantly, a good steak. My goal with this site is to share the truth of scripture with believer and non-believer alike, and to specifically encourage believers to study and know the Bible, and warn them of false teachings in and around the church. Romans 1:16-17 "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, the just shall live by faith."
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