Middle-east Arab News Opinion | Asharq Al-awsat

Tariq Ibn Ziyad Battalion | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
Select Page
Media ID: 55293503
Caption:

Iyad Ag Ghali, leader of the armed Islamist group Ansar Dine, August 7, 2012 in Kidal (AFP)


Iyad Ag Ghali: Mali’s Desert Fox

Iyad Ag Ghali: Mali’s Desert Fox

Nouakchott, Asharq Al-Awsat—In early January at the Battle of Konna in northern Mali, Iyad Ag Ghali, the leader of Ansar Dine, laid waste to scores of Malian soldiers trained by French and European military officials. In a matter of days, French Special Forces had...