Azaouad

By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Jun 1st, 2012
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Only days after Tuareg rebels and Islamist fighters announced an alliance for a new Islamic state in northern Mali, the Tuareg rebels have backed away from the deal. An analyst says this latest move points to a dilemma the Tuaregs have faced since the start of this latest rebellion – how to han...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Apr 8th, 2012
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Amadou Toumani Toure, Mali’s president, resigned on Sunday, paving the way for the soldiers who ousted him in a coup to stick by a deal to restore civilian rule and hand power to the president of the National Assembly. Neighbouring states meeting to discuss turmoil in Mali’s north, a major reason for...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 6th, 2012
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Mark C. Toner Acting Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 6, 2012 We do not recognize the statement by the National Movement for the Liberation of the Azawad (MNLA) announcing independence as valid, and we reiterate our support for the territorial integrity of Mali. We stand ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Apr 6th, 2012
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Brussels – The EU and AU on Friday rejected any break-up of Mali and called for talks to resolve the crisis after a Tuareg rebel group proclaimed independence in the north of the country. “The EU has made clear throughout the crisis that it respects the territorial integrity of Mali,̶...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Apr 6th, 2012
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BAMAKO, Mali – Mali’s Tuareg rebels, who have seized control of the country’s north in the chaotic aftermath of a military coup, declared independence early Monday of the Azawad nation. “We, the people of the Azawad,” they said in a statement published on the rebel websi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Jan 26th, 2012
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Bamako – A local official in Mali confirmed that Tuareg fighters had opened a fifth front, attacking a town in the centre of the country only hours after attacking one in the remote east. Cheickna Dicko, the mayor of the town of Lere, said by telephone from Bamako on Thursday that his town had ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Jan 20th, 2012
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Paris – Fighting between Tuareg rebels and the army in the West African state of Mali have left at least 47 dead in two days, the government said. Forty-five rebels and two soldiers died in the north of the country on Wednesday and Thursday, French broadcaster RFI reported late on Thursday, cit...