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Iyad ag Ghali

Date of Birth: c. 1954


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Danger looms for the UN in Mali

With the French out of the picture attacks by Iyad ag Ghali's Al Qaida-aligned Jama'at Nasr al Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) and Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) on Minusma are set to increase...


The coup-makers win the first round

They are still committed to the fight against Iyad ag Ghaly's Jama'at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) and Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) in the tri-border zone linking Burkina Faso Mali and Niger...


Not letting go

Malians have criticised France's and the United States's opposition to dialogue between the government and some jihadist leaders such as Iyad ag Ghali who heads the Jama'at Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM)...


French lessons from Kabul

And Iyad ag Ghaly leader of the Al Qaida-affiliated Jama'at Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) militant alliance was not slow to imply parallels issuing a 10 August congratulatory audio message to the Taliban...

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Paris makes up with the junta

In Gao Menaka Timbuktu and Niafunké armed groups belonging to either Iyad ag Ghaly's loose coalition Jama'at Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) or Idnan Abou Sahraoui's Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) continue to attack villages kill burn homes and steal cattle...


Blaise plots comeback

Militants split from Iyad ag Ghali's Al Qaida-affiliated Jama'at Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) to form Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS)...


France holds tight in the Sahel

This focus on Al Qaida-linked groups was presaged in a 1 February presentation by Bernard Émié head of France's Direction générale de la sécurité extérieure (DGSE) intelligence service portraying both the 'bloodthirsty' ISGS chief Abouwalid al Sahraoui and the JNIM leader Iyad ag Ghali – 'a spiritual son of Usama bin Laden' – as major threats...


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