Magharebia (Washington DC)

6 January 2013

Mali: Al-Qaeda Targets More Mali Territory

France's Defence Minister says his troops are launching round-the-clock raids on rebel-held territory in northern Mali. Reports say French miltary ... ( Resource: France Launch Series of Attacks in Mali

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and Ansar al-Din fighters were spotted Saturday (January 5th) in a convoy of some 100 weapons-filled vehicles bound for the northern Mali town of Mopti, Al-Arabyia reported.

Ansar al-Din military leader Omar Hamaha reportedly passed through Timbuktu before heading to Mopti to begin an assault on the town.

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