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French strike 'kills Mali rebel commander'
Omar Ould Hamaha, known as 'Red Beard' and the subject of a $3m US bounty, reportedly one of 10 fighters killed.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 14:26 GMT
Fighting back against the drones
From al-Qaeda to fashion designers, people are developing tactics to defend against drone strikes and surveillance.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2013 13:23 GMT
French hostage 'executed' in Mali
Man claiming to be spokesman for al-Qaeda says Philippe Verdon beheaded "in response" to French intervention in Mali.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2013 07:58 GMT
Mali: The 'gentle' face of al-Qaeda
An exclusive report from inside northern Mali.
May Ying Welsh
2012 Year in Review
Last updated: 30 Dec 2012 12:29 GMT
An increasingly disarrayed al-Qaeda is taking advantage of the Arab Spring and sowing chaos - even among themselves.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2012 14:18 GMT
World Heritage Site in Timbuktu attacked
Tomb of revered Muslim in ancient town attacked and burned by Islamist fighters said to be linked to al-Qaeda.
Last updated: 07 May 2012 11:36 GMT
Tuareg fighters abduct soldiers in Mali
Three soldiers kidnapped in latest attack by Tuareg fighters in their struggle for an independent state.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2012 20:54 GMT
Al-Qaeda denies role in Morocco cafe blast
North African offshoot denies responsiblity for bomb blast at a cafe in the city of Marrakesh.
Last updated: 07 May 2011 22:14 GMT
UK in North Africa: Myths and contradictions
Has British support for the Algerian government helped prop up Muammar Gaddafi in Libya?
Last updated: 16 Apr 2011 12:02 GMT
Osama bin Laden and the Sahel
In one message, bin Laden has propelled the little known crisis in the Sahel to international prominence.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2010 13:18 GMT
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