Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland, one of few journalists to have been with French troops at the moment of the recapture of Timbuktu, will be making an appearance on Reddit at 17GMT today to answer your questions.

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Rowland has been covering the conflict from Bamako and Timbuktu for Al Jazeera over the past two weeks, most recently reporting on French President Francois Hollande's visit to Mali. Based in Paris, she is a senior Al Jazeera correspondent covering Europe and the Arab world.

You can follow Jacky Rowland on Twitter @jackyaljaz

Watch Jacky Rowland's recent reports from Mali:

Malian women recount year of abuse 

Revenge attacks in Mali cause concern 

Mali forces advance towards Timbuktu 

French and Malian troops consolidate gains 

Recent Al Jazeera blogs and features on Mali

Mali journalists despair over 'invisible war'

Mali's north faces a new fear 

Source: Al Jazeera