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  1. News - World - MALI

    France confirms death of al-Qaeda leader Abou Zeid

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:04pm by Associated Press in Paris

    ... mountains in Mali’s far north, the French statement said. The area where mountains meet the desert was Abou Zeid’s stronghold — and thought to be where he was keeping four French hostages captured ... and French officials say they have cornered the al-Qaeda-linked groups in a patch of northern mountains. However, even a clear military success by the French and their African partners in Mali would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1198588/france-confirms-death-al-qaeda-leader-abou-zeid
  2. News - World - MALI

    France to leave Mali from March

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 02:42pm by Agence France-Prsse in Gao, Mali

    ... their northern strongholds into remote mountainous terrain in the far northeast, near the Algerian border. The defence ministry said the militants died in French air strikes on vehicles transporting ... forces and some 1,800 Chadian troops. The rebels have fled to the Adrar des Ifoghas massif around Kidal, a craggy mountain landscape honeycombed with caves where they are believed to be holding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1144505/france-leave-mali-march
  3. News - World - MALI

    Islamists flee as French troops push north

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... that the al-Qaeda-linked militants were abandoning some of their positions and converging on the mountainous region of Kidal, their northernmost bastion, 1,500 kilometres from Bamako and near the border ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1133197/islamists-flee-french-troops-push-north
  4. News - World - MALI

    France launches major offensive on Mali Islamists

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Gao

    ... pockets of resistance remain in Gao, as well as in the fabled desert city of Timbuktu. “We have defeated the jihadist groups further north in the Ifoghas (mountains). There are none ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1210661/france-launches-major-offensive-mali-islamists
  5. News - World - MALI

    France bombs Islamist targets in Mali after Hollande visit

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 02:09am by AFP

    ... fled to the mountainous terrain around Kidal. The ethnic Tuareg rebel group MNLA, whose insurgency for an independent state in northern Mali unleashed the current crisis, said it had clashed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1142869/france-bombs-islamist-targets-mali-after-hollande-visit

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