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Tag: Islamic State Greater Sahara

French forces confirm joint operation against Islamic State-loyal militants

French special forces took part in a large-scale joint operation with Malian and Nigerien troops,…

Tuareg militias again clash with Islamic State-loyal militants in northern Mali

The recent battle comes less two weeks after the Tuareg militias last clashed with militants…

Al Qaeda linked to more than 250 West African attacks in 2016

With at least 257 al Qaeda-linked attacks in Mali and its neighboring countries, this represents…