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Iyad ag Ghali

Date of Birth: c. 1954

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    Vol 54 No 3 |
  • MALI

The end of the beginning

Ag Intallah has established himself as a key player in the remaking of the north by distancing himself from Iyad ag Ghali’s jihadists in Ansar Eddine...

    Vol 54 No 2 |
  • MALI

Taking the fight to the desert

Ansar Eddine led by the Malian Tuareg Iyad ag Ghali had recently pulled out of talks with the government and the secular Mouvement national de libération de l’Azawad (MNLA) brokered by Burkina Faso...

    Vol 54 No 1 |
  • MALI

Talk first, fight later

So far talks brokered by Burkina’s President Blaise Compaoré suggest that the mainly Malian Tuareg rebel groups – the nationalist Mouvement national pour la libération de l’Azawad and the Islamist Ansar Eddine led by veteran Tuareg politician Iyad ag Ghali – may be willing to seek a political settlement with Bamako...

Ouattara under threat again

The media seized on one point in the UN report: a meeting between some unnamed people from Gbagbo’s side with Ansar Eddine the Salafist group under Iyad ag Ghali that controls the Malian city of Timbuktu...

    Vol 53 No 20 |
  • MALI

Come if you must

Veteran Tuareg leader Iyad ag Ghali though looks far more approachable than his AQIM and MUJAO counterparts...

The officers’ mess

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaoré the official mediator has been dealing with Iyad ag Ghali's Ansar Eddine while contacts with the Mouvement pour l'unicité et le jihad en Afrique de l'Ouest (MUJAO) are handled by President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria whom Ouattara values highly as a regional partner...

    Vol 53 No 15 |
  • MALI

The jihadists take over

Having once spearheaded the Tuareg revolt the MNLA has allowed its ‘temporary’ allies in AQIM and its affiliates the Mouvement pour l’unicité et le jihad en Afrique de l’Ouest (MUJAO) and chiefly Ansar Eddine led by veteran Tuareg rebel Iyad ag Ghali to hijack the rebellion...

    Vol 53 No 13 |
  • MALI

Tuareg splits widen

Ansar Eddine (Supporters of the Religion the Islamist group led by veteran Tuareg warrior Iyad ag Ghali) Al Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and the Mouvement pour l’unicité et le jihad en Afrique de l’Ouest (MUJAO) have consistently outmanoeuvred the MNLA...

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