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In this Aug. 31, 2012 file photo, fighters from the al-Qaida-linked Islamist group Ansar Dine stand guard in Timbuktu, Mali. (AP Photo, File)


Preserving the treasures of Timbuktu

Preserving the treasures of Timbuktu

Paris, Asharq Al-Awsat—Following the recent French military intervention in northern Mali, the discussion of the political and security situation in this corner of Africa gained a greater prominence in the world’s media.‬ It is only recently, however, that the world...