Tag: Timbuktu

Mali: ICC grants 1.8 billion CFA francs for compensation and reparation of Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi’s victims

November 30, 2020

Four years after the International Criminal Court (ICC) sentenced Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi to nine years in prison for war crimes and the destruction ... Read More

ICC prosecutor seeks war crimes charges against Malian jihadi

July 9, 2019

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday asked judges to approve war crimes and crimes against humanity charges against a Malian jihadi ... Read More

Mauritania frees Ansar Dine spokesman, concerns raised

August 7, 2015

Mauritania has released the former spokesman of Ansar Dine, Sidi Mohamed Ould Mohamed Ould Bouamama, aka Sanda Ould Bouamama, from prison raising fears that he ... Read More

Algerian diplomats kidnapped in Mali freed

September 1, 2014

After spending more than two years in captivity, the Algerian diplomats kidnapped and taken hostage by the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa ... Read More

Intervening in Mali – Securing the Sahel?

January 26, 2013

Last December, the U.N. Security Council passed a cautious resolution that outlined steps to be taken before an international military intervention into Mali to deal ... Read More

Moroccan Taragalte Festival Celebrates Timbuktu

November 13, 2012

The 4th edition of the Taragalte Festival celebrating the Sahara and desert culture, held this November 9 to 11 in M'hamid El Ghizlane, Southern Moroccan ... Read More