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The Times & The Sunday Times
Timbuktu shrines razed as 'examples', witness tells ICCas well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded be
Timbuktu shrines razed as 'examples', witness tells ICC
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
as well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded between the fifth and the 12th centuries by Tuareg tribes, Timbuktu's very name evokes centuries of history and has been dubbed "the city of 333 saints" for the number... Read more
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6d
AllAfrica.com
As John Kerry Visits Sokotoin the classics of the Arab and Classical world and was fluent in four language
As John Kerry Visits Sokoto
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
in the classics of the Arab and Classical world and was fluent in four languages, namely Arabic, Fula, Hausa and Tamacheq Tuareg. Nana Asma'u was widely regarded as a leading scholar in West Africa's most influential Muslim state, which enabled... Read more
6d
Hindustantimes.com
Jihadist says sorry for destroying Timbuktuas well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded be
Jihadist says sorry for destroying Timbuktu
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
as well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded between the fifth and the 12th centuries by Tuareg tribes, Timbuktu’s very name evokes centuries of history and has been dubbed “the city of 333 saints” for the number... Read more
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6d
asianage
Jihadi apologises for razing Timbuktu shrinesas well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded be
Jihadi apologises for razing Timbuktu shrines
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
as well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded between the fifth and the 12th centuries by Tuareg tribes, Timbuktu’s very name evokes centuries of history and has been dubbed “the city of 333 saints” for the number... Read more
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6d
New Kerala
Mali Islamist rebel apologises for destroying shrines - newkerala.com #108568victims were later due to share their experiences in court. Ansar Dine, an ext
Mali Islamist rebel apologises for destroying shrines - newkerala.com #108568
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
victims were later due to share their experiences in court. Ansar Dine, an extremist militia with roots in the nomadic Tuareg people, has ties to al-Qaeda. It was eventually driven out of Mali in a French-led intervention. The court has... Read more
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6d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Malian jihadist says sorry for destroying Timbuktuas well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded be
Malian jihadist says sorry for destroying Timbuktu
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
as well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded between the fifth and the 12th centuries by Tuareg tribes, Timbuktu's very name evokes centuries of history and has also been called "the city of 333 saints" for the... Read more
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7d
Hindustantimes.com
Malian jihadi pleads guilty, begs forgiveness for Timbuktu attacksas well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded be
Malian jihadi pleads guilty, begs forgiveness for Timbuktu attacks
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
as well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded between the fifth and the 12th centuries by Tuareg tribes, Timbuktu’s very name evokes centuries of history and has been dubbed “the city of 333 saints” for the number... Read more
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7d
Rappler
Malian jihadist begs forgiveness for Timbuktu attacksas well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded be
Malian jihadist begs forgiveness for Timbuktu attacks
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
as well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded between the 5th and the 12th centuries by Tuareg tribes, Timbuktu's very name evokes centuries of history and has been dubbed "the city of 333 saints" for the number... Read more
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7d
BBC News
Islamist rebel apologises for destroying Timbuktu shrines at ICC trialand was added to the Unesco world heritage list in 1988. Ansar Dine, an extrem
Islamist rebel apologises for destroying Timbuktu shrines at ICC trial
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
and was added to the Unesco world heritage list in 1988. Ansar Dine, an extremist militia with roots in the nomadic Tuareg people, has ties to al-Qaeda. It was eventually driven out of Mali in a French-led intervention. The court has... Read more
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7d
Daily Mail
Trial of Malian jihadist accused of Timbuktu attacks opensYahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. ICC prosecutors allege that Ma
Trial of Malian jihadist accused of Timbuktu attacks opens
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. ICC prosecutors allege that Mahdi was a member of Ansar Dine, a mainly Tuareg movement that in 2012 took control of Timbuktu some 1,000 kilometres (600 miles) northeast of Bamako, along with... Read more
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7d
Aljazeera
Man on trial at ICC for destroying Timbuktu artefactsout of the conflict in Mali. Prosecutors from the ICC suspect that Mahdi was a
Man on trial at ICC for destroying Timbuktu artefacts
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
out of the conflict in Mali. Prosecutors from the ICC suspect that Mahdi was a member of Ansar Dine, a predominantly Tuareg armed group that occupied the region roughly 1,000km northeast of Bamako alongside Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb... Read more
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7d
New Kerala
Man pleads guilty for destroying heritage sites - newkerala.com #108274Islamist group which occupied swathes of northern Mali, including Timbuktu, for
Man pleads guilty for destroying heritage sites - newkerala.com #108274
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Islamist group which occupied swathes of northern Mali, including Timbuktu, for months. The considerable number of Tuareg members of Ansar Dine have helped garner areas of support in northern Mali, a region that has seen Tuareg rebellions... Read more
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7d
Hindustantimes.com
Malian jihadist pleads guilty for Timbuktu attacks, begs forgivenessas well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded be
Malian jihadist pleads guilty for Timbuktu attacks, begs forgiveness
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
as well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded between the fifth and the 12th centuries by Tuareg tribes, Timbuktu’s very name evokes centuries of history and has been dubbed “the city of 333 saints” for the number... Read more
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7d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Timbuktu jihadist pleads guilty to 'cultural destruction'as well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded be
Timbuktu jihadist pleads guilty to 'cultural destruction'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
as well as the Sidi Yahia mosque between June 30 and July 11, 2012. Founded between the fifth and the 12th centuries by Tuareg tribes, Timbuktu's very name evokes centuries of history and has been dubbed "the city of 333 saints" for the number... Read more
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7d
DW
Jihadi pleads guilt at ICC's Timbuktu trial |5th century became to be revered as a center of Islamic learning. Al-Madhi was
Jihadi pleads guilt at ICC's Timbuktu trial |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
5th century became to be revered as a center of Islamic learning. Al-Madhi was a leading member of Ansar dine, a mainly Tuareg group which at the time held sway over Mali's desert north under a version of Islamic law which viewing such shrines... Read more
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7d
Aljazeera
On trial: the destruction of history during conflictend impunity for these crimes." Destroying the history of Timbuktu The ICC ha
On trial: the destruction of history during conflict
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
end impunity for these crimes." Destroying the history of Timbuktu The ICC has probed the events in Mali since 2012, when Tuareg rebels seized swaths of the country's northern deserts and desecrated mosques, shrines and monuments in Timbuktu, a... Read more
7d
BBC News
Mali rebel 'to admit' Timbuktu mausoleum destruction at ICCcourt has previously heard that Mr Mahdi, a former teacher aged about 40, was a
Mali rebel 'to admit' Timbuktu mausoleum destruction at ICC
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
court has previously heard that Mr Mahdi, a former teacher aged about 40, was a "zealous member" of Ansar Dine, a Tuareg extremist militia with links to al-Qaeda. He is alleged to have been head of the Hesbah - or what some call the... Read more
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9d
The Berkeley Daily Planet
Silk Road Ensemble Plays Berkeley’s Greek Theatre. Categoryto the sides. This opener was exhilarating and exciting, and it foreshadowed th
Silk Road Ensemble Plays Berkeley’s Greek Theatre. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 9 days ago
to the sides. This opener was exhilarating and exciting, and it foreshadowed the wonderful music to come. Next came a Tuareg song from Mali in West Africa. Although the Silk Road Ensemble includes no African or African-American musicians, they... Read more
10d
iafrica.com
5 things to know about Mali's holy sitesnext week for his alleged role in spearheading the destruction is Ahmad al-Faqi
5 things to know about Mali's holy sites
iafrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
next week for his alleged role in spearheading the destruction is Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, a member of Ansar Dine, a mainly Tuareg group which at the time held sway over Mali's desert north. Ansar Dine allied with Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb... Read more
18d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Mali to hold local polls in November despite unrestunder attack by jihadists, despite a peace pact sealed in mid-2015 by the gover
Mali to hold local polls in November despite unrest
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 18 days ago
under attack by jihadists, despite a peace pact sealed in mid-2015 by the government, armed groups that back it and mainly Tuareg former rebels who battled the army in the north. The authorities nevertheless decided to call out voters "on Sunday... Read more
19d
Channel NewsAsia
Five Malian soldiers found drowned after extremist attackaccording to SITE Intelligence Group. Fighting continued into Monday. Islamist
Five Malian soldiers found drowned after extremist attack
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
according to SITE Intelligence Group. Fighting continued into Monday. Islamist militant groups took advantage of an ethnic Tuareg uprising in 2012 to seize northern Mali before a French-led intervention drove them back a year later. They have since... Read more
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19d
Reuters
Five Malian soldiers found drowned after Islamist attackaccording to SITE Intelligence Group. Fighting continued into Monday. Islamist
Five Malian soldiers found drowned after Islamist attack
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
according to SITE Intelligence Group. Fighting continued into Monday. Islamist militant groups took advantage of an ethnic Tuareg uprising in 2012 to seize northern Mali before a French-led intervention drove them back a year later. They have since... Read more
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19d
Eye Witness News
5 Malian soldiers missing after attack claimed by Islamistskilled a UN peacekeeper and injured five others on Friday and Sunday. Islamist
5 Malian soldiers missing after attack claimed by Islamists
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
killed a UN peacekeeper and injured five others on Friday and Sunday. Islamist militant groups took advantage of an ethnic Tuareg uprising in 2012 to seize northern Mali before a French-led intervention drove them back a year later. The United... Read more
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20d
Reuters
Five Malian soldiers missing after attack claimed by Islamistsa U.N. peacekeeper and injured five others on Friday and Sunday. Islamist mili
Five Malian soldiers missing after attack claimed by Islamists
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
a U.N. peacekeeper and injured five others on Friday and Sunday. Islamist militant groups took advantage of an ethnic Tuareg uprising in 2012 to seize northern Mali before a French-led intervention drove them back a year later. The United... Read more
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20d
New Kerala
FEATURE SERIES: Mali and the UN Peacebuilding Fund - newkerala.com #102353a series of setbacks since early 2012, including a military coup dtat, and rene
FEATURE SERIES: Mali and the UN Peacebuilding Fund - newkerala.com #102353
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
a series of setbacks since early 2012, including a military coup dtat, and renewed fighting between Government forces and Tuareg rebels. A number of UN peacekeepers have also been killed in the country in recent months. Mali which was once a... Read more
21d
Eye Witness News
UN peacekeeper killed, 4 wounded in north Mali mine attackin a statement on Sunday. Mali’s government has not had a military presence in
UN peacekeeper killed, 4 wounded in north Mali mine attack
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
in a statement on Sunday. Mali’s government has not had a military presence in Kidal since clashes between the army and Tuareg rebels killed 50 soldiers there in 2014, leaving a heavy security burden on UN troops. Mali has become the deadliest... Read more
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21d
DW
Chadian UN soldier killed in Mali |that killed a Chinese peacekeeper and three civilians. Islamist groups, some w
Chadian UN soldier killed in Mali |
DW / Posted 21 days ago
that killed a Chinese peacekeeper and three civilians. Islamist groups, some with links to al Qaeda hijacked an ethnic Tuareg uprising in 2012 and held northern Mali until a French-led intervention in 2014. In late June, the UN Security... Read more
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21d
Sky News Australia
UN peacekeeper killed in Mali truck attackin a statement on Sunday. Mali's government has not had a military presence in
UN peacekeeper killed in Mali truck attack
Sky News Australia / Posted 21 days ago
in a statement on Sunday. Mali's government has not had a military presence in Kidal since clashes between the army and Tuareg rebels killed 50 soldiers there in 2014, leaving a heavy security burden on UN troops. Mali has become the deadliest... Read more
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21d
Channel NewsAsia
One UN peacekeeper killed, four wounded in north Mali mine attackthe MINUSMA statement added. Mali's government has not had a military presence
One UN peacekeeper killed, four wounded in north Mali mine attack
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
the MINUSMA statement added. Mali's government has not had a military presence in Kidal since clashes between the army and Tuareg rebels killed 50 soldiers there in 2014, leaving a heavy security burden on U.N. troops. Mali has become the... Read more
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21d
Reuters
One U.N. peacekeeper killed, four wounded in north Mali mine attackthe MINUSMA statement added. Mali's government has not had a military presence
One U.N. peacekeeper killed, four wounded in north Mali mine attack
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
the MINUSMA statement added. Mali's government has not had a military presence in Kidal since clashes between the army and Tuareg rebels killed 50 soldiers there in 2014, leaving a heavy security burden on U.N. troops. Mali has become the... Read more
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28d
AllAfrica.com
On the Road With Niger's Peacekeepers in Maliimportant. These Muslim peacekeepers from a neighbouring country face fewer obs
On the Road With Niger's Peacekeepers in Mali
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
important. These Muslim peacekeepers from a neighbouring country face fewer obstacles in communicating with the various Tuareg tribes than their German or Dutch counterparts - and that can be critical for information-gathering purposes. I'm... Read more
28d
AllAfrica.com
Govt Extends State of Emergencybroadcaster ORTM said. The vote came as renewed violence broke out near Kidal
Govt Extends State of Emergency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
broadcaster ORTM said. The vote came as renewed violence broke out near Kidal in the northeast. Local sources said former Tuareg fighters stormed an army base in central Nampala, leaving 17 soldiers dead and 35 wounded. It was the first time the... Read more
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28d
Manila Standard Today
Mali extends state of emergency anewORTM said. The vote came as renewed violence broke out near Kidal in the north
Mali extends state of emergency anew
Manila Standard Today / Posted 28 days ago
ORTM said. The vote came as renewed violence broke out near Kidal in the northeast, where local sources said former Tuareg rebels were battling members of a pro-government armed group for control of the city. Deadly clashes broke out... Read more
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29d
Aljazeera
Mali extends state of emergencybroadcaster ORTM said. The vote came as renewed violence broke out near Kidal
Mali extends state of emergency
Aljazeera / Posted 29 days ago
broadcaster ORTM said. The vote came as renewed violence broke out near Kidal in the northeast. Local sources said former Tuareg fighters stormed an army base in central Nampala, leaving 17 soldiers dead and 35 wounded. It was the first time the... Read more
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29d
The Jewish Press
Islam, Sexual Violence, and the Westsparked by the mass sexual assault of women by migrants. There are remarkable
Islam, Sexual Violence, and the West
The Jewish Press / Posted 29 days ago
sparked by the mass sexual assault of women by migrants. There are remarkable exceptions within Islam itself, such as the Tuareg, an Islamic tribe in Africa, where women embrace sexual freedoms, dictate who gets what in divorce, and don’t wear the... Read more
29d
AllAfrica.com
Govt Extends State of Emergency for Eight Monthsviolence in the West African country. On Saturday, fighting broke out near Kida
Govt Extends State of Emergency for Eight Months
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
violence in the West African country. On Saturday, fighting broke out near Kidal in the northeast between a coalition of Tuareg rebels and a Tuareg group allied with the Malian government. At least six people were killed in the fighting. French... Read more
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29d
Aljazeera
On the road with Niger's peacekeepers in Maliimportant. These Muslim peacekeepers from a neighbouring country face fewer obs
On the road with Niger's peacekeepers in Mali
Aljazeera / Posted 29 days ago
important. These Muslim peacekeepers from a neighbouring country face fewer obstacles in communicating with the various Tuareg tribes than their German or Dutch counterparts - and that can be critical for information-gathering purposes. I'm... Read more
29d
The Manila Times
Mali extends state of emergency by 8 monthsORTM said. The vote came as renewed violence broke out near Kidal in the north
Mali extends state of emergency by 8 months
The Manila Times / Posted 29 days ago
ORTM said. The vote came as renewed violence broke out near Kidal in the northeast, where local sources said former Tuareg rebels were battling members of a pro-government armed group for control of the city. Deadly clashes broke out... Read more
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29d
DW
Mali extends state of emergency for eight months |violence in the West African country. On Saturday, fighting broke out near Kida
Mali extends state of emergency for eight months |
DW / Posted 29 days ago
violence in the West African country. On Saturday, fighting broke out near Kidal in the northeast between a coalition of Tuareg rebels and a Tuareg group allied with the Malian government. At least six people were killed in the fighting. The... Read more
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29d
Manila Bulletin
Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE Mali BAMAKO, Mali — Fighting broke out Saturday in northeastern Mali between a coa
Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE Mali
Manila Bulletin / Posted 29 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali — Fighting broke out Saturday in northeastern Mali between a coalition of Tuareg rebels and a Tuareg group allied with the government of this West African country, killing at least... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE Mali(AP) Fighting broke out Saturday in northeastern Mali between a coalition of Tu
Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE Mali
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 29 days ago
(AP) Fighting broke out Saturday in northeastern Mali between a coalition of Tuareg rebels and a Tuareg group allied with the government of this West African country, killing at least six people. The fighting took place in Edjerer, about 50... Read more
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29d
WBOC Salisbury
Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE MaliBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Fighting broke out Saturday in northeastern Mali between a
Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE Mali
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 29 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Fighting broke out Saturday in northeastern Mali between a coalition of Tuareg rebels and a Tuareg group allied with the government of this West African country, killing at least six people. The fighting took place in Edjerer,... Read more
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29d
The Seattle Times
Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE MaliBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Fighting broke out Saturday in northeastern Mali between a
Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE Mali
The Seattle Times / Posted 29 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Fighting broke out Saturday in northeastern Mali between a coalition of Tuareg rebels and a Tuareg group allied with the government of this West African country, killing at least six people. The fighting took place in Edjerer,... Read more
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29d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE MaliBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Fighting has broken out in northeastern Mali between a coal
Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE Mali
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 29 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Fighting has broken out in northeastern Mali between a coalition of Tuareg rebels and a Tuareg group allied with the government of this West African country. Fahad Ag Almahmoud, secretary-general for GATIA, the government-allied... Read more
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30d
Daily Telegraph
10 of the world's best photography toursof Marrakech and then move deeper into the bosomy dunes where subject matter ra
10 of the world's best photography tours
Daily Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
of Marrakech and then move deeper into the bosomy dunes where subject matter ranges from nomadic Bedouin camel herders and Tuareg tea ceremonies, to ancient gnawa music played out on goatskin drums and unforgettable sunsets and sunrises. Not... Read more

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