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Ansar Dine ruled the cities of Timbuktu and Kidal in northern Mali for 10 months starting in late March of 2012.
83 days ago
The State Department says Iyad Ag Ghali, head of Ansar Dine, is a global terrorist.
116 days ago
"An elected official from Kidal, who insisted on anonymity for fear of reprisal, told the AP Thursday that the split was a long time coming and reflected how Ansar Dine, which took over the...
118 days ago
The Islamists are with Ansar Dine and Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.
128 days ago
"Sanda Abu Mohammed, spokesman for Islamist group Ansar Dine, told The Associated Press he could not confirm if his fighters were still in Konna.
136 days ago
The group Ansar Dine said negotiations with the Malian government are ultimately aimed at a military intervention to oust the Islamists, and are not true peace talks.
148 days ago
The director of Mali's Timbuktu tourism office, Sane Chirfi, said that Ansar Dine rebels linked to al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb tore down the mausoleums, which were historic but not included...
150 days ago
The spokesman for Ansar Dine, an Islamist group that controls Timbuktu, and a representative for the Tuareg MNLA signed an agreement Friday in Algiers, agreeing to work to secure the areas under...
151 days ago
Ansar Dine says some members have left MUJAO to join Ansar Shariah, a shift that comes amid questions about whether MUJAO could be a target of any regional military operation.
152 days ago
"Ansar Dine, or "Defenders of the Faith," controls the towns of Kidal and Timbuktu in northern Mali, where they have imposed a strict form of Islamic law known as Shariah there.
158 days ago
He says they included militants from both al-Qaida's North Africa branch and the Malian Islamist group known as Ansar Dine.
173 days ago
The spokesman of the extremist group Ansar Dine, Sanda Abu Mohammed, said Wednesday that the group now controls Lere, which is 60 kilometers (37 miles) from the border with Mauritania.