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AllAfrica.com
New Details Emerge About Attack That Killed U.S. Soldierswho calls himself the Islamic Emir of the Great Sahara, affiliated with the Isl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
who calls himself the Islamic Emir of the Great Sahara, affiliated with the Islamic State group. According to a Tuareg from the region, al-Saharaoui is reported to be involved in arms and fuel trafficking. He is a former member of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Octoberfest of quality filmmaking continuesngoni player and traditional griot Bassekou Kouyate, rapper Master Soumy, and g
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
ngoni player and traditional griot Bassekou Kouyate, rapper Master Soumy, and guitarist Ahmed Ag Kaedi, leader of the Tuareg band Amanar. “Song of Lahore” screens Monday at 7:30 p.m. and is followed by a discussion led by Hasan Usmani,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Social Roots of Jihadist Violence in the Northnot trust France. Some people accuse it of playing a double game vis-à-vis arme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
not trust France. Some people accuse it of playing a double game vis-à-vis armed groups, particularly with regard to the Tuareg of northern Mali. The result is a desire to diversify partnerships and get help from the United States, Germany,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rising Number of Children Prey to Deadly Malnutrition in Conflict-Hit Malibattling to stabilise Mali, a former French colony, ever since France intervene
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
battling to stabilise Mali, a former French colony, ever since France intervened in 2013 to push back jihadists and allied Tuareg rebels who took over the country's desert north in 2012. "Efforts need to be intensified to build the resilience of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Niger Clash Kills U.S. and Nigerien Troopsof militant groups with a history of cooperation that was established in March
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
of militant groups with a history of cooperation that was established in March 2017. JNIM's leader, Iyad Ag Ghali, a Malian Tuareg, declared his allegiance to al-Qaeda and other top leaders of the group have well established al-Qaeda ties. What... Read more
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Aljazeera
Troops killed in ambush on joint Niger-US patrolpeacekeeping mission. In 2012, Mali's north fell under the control of groups l
Aljazeera / Posted 19 days ago
peacekeeping mission. In 2012, Mali's north fell under the control of groups linked to AQIM who exploited an ethnic Tuareg-led rebel uprising. While the fighters were largely ousted by the French-led military operation, attacks have... Read more
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EuroNews
Three American Soldiers Killed in Niger in Suspected Ambushmultiple Islamist militant groups, including Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (o
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
multiple Islamist militant groups, including Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (or AQIM), a secular insurgency backed by the Tuareg ethnic minority group, and government forces backed by the West, primarily France. If the reports about the location... Read more
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BBC News
US NGO worker seized in Nigerwhereabouts were not known and no group had yet claimed responsibility for his
BBC News / Posted 19 days ago
whereabouts were not known and no group had yet claimed responsibility for his abduction, the spokesman said. A local Tuareg night guard and a national guard were killed during the incident. The aid worker was working with a locally-based... Read more
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BBC News
Dutch minister resigns over Mali deathsin the world. The country's security has gradually worsened since 2013, when F
BBC News / Posted 19 days ago
in the world. The country's security has gradually worsened since 2013, when French forces repelled allied Islamist and Tuareg rebel fighters who held much of the north, including Timbuktu. The UN says attacks by militant Islamists against... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Wodaabe tribal ritual where men can 'steal' each other's womenset of images show members of Niger's Wodaabe Fula competing in the week-long G
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
set of images show members of Niger's Wodaabe Fula competing in the week-long Gerewol festival Ritual sees Wodaabe and Tuareg people gather to mark end of the rainy season in the Western African nation During the festival, the tribe's young... Read more
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DW
22 September 2017 |AfricaAfricaLink on Air - 22 September 2017 Rival Tuareg groups in Mali sign a
DW / Posted a month ago
AfricaAfricaLink on Air - 22 September 2017 Rival Tuareg groups in Mali sign a peace deal to allow free movement of people +++ Germany goes to polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament +++ Kenya's Attorney General Githu Muigai say the country will... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Myths, legends and Damon Albarn – 10 quirky facts about far-flung Malithis oddly shaped country, has been the scene of fighting and guerilla combat -
Daily Telegraph / Posted a month ago
this oddly shaped country, has been the scene of fighting and guerilla combat - part of the Mali Civil War, which has seen Tuareg separatists in the north state their claim for an independent state via bullets and bombs. It is a messy affair which... Read more
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New Haven Independent
How Rick Omonte Is Bringing Niger To New Havena chance to meet his own guitar heroes, and he became a local celebrity himself
New Haven Independent / Posted a month ago
a chance to meet his own guitar heroes, and he became a local celebrity himself thanks to his unusual style, rooted in the Tuareg musical tradition but employing plenty of modern techniques and technology to make a sound not quite like anyone... Read more

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