The Tuareg MNLA launched an offensive against the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) to retake Gao. MNLA announced jointly with Ansar Dine that it was ready for peace talks with the Malian government. Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb is arresting unveiled women in their homes in Timbuktu.
The ANSF Order of Battle
A breakdown of the structure and units in the Afghan National Security Forces.
The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan
A look at the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's top leaders.
The Quetta Shura
A look at the Afghan Taliban's top leaders, military councils, and committees.