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Tag: Islamic State Greater Sahara

Tuareg alliance claims more operations against ISGS in northern Mali

The weekend clashes are the latest in a series of skirmishes and inter-communal killings between the two Tuareg militias and…

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, alongside Tuareg militias, against militants…

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 from the so-called Islamic State…

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 a significant uptick in the…