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The Lieutenants of Malian jihadist leader Iyad Ag Ghali, ‘public enemy number one’

By Jeune Afrique

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Posted on August 15, 2023 07:47

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In the war he is waging in the Sahel, the head of the JNIM has secured the loyalty of an enigmatic inner circle.

In the relentless conflict unfolding across the Sahel, a group of individuals has emerged, operating mostly in the shadows, with CVs defined by death tolls and territorial sway. Hailing from diverse backgrounds, these enigmatic figures have honed their skills within an array of rebel or jihadist factions.

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