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Mali Conflict in Bloodiest Phase Yet

Mali Conflict in Bloodiest Phase Yet

Paris, AFP—France said Tuesday that dozens of Islamist militants have been killed in the bloodiest phase of the Mali conflict to date, but it remained unclear if key commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar was among them. Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno on Monday reiterated...
Chad Says Islamist Leader Belmokhtar Killed in Mali

Chad Says Islamist Leader Belmokhtar Killed in Mali

N’Djamena, AFP—Chad says its troops in northern Mali have killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the one-eyed Islamist leader who masterminded an assault on an Algerian gas plant in January that left 37 foreign hostages dead. The announcement came amid continued fighting in...