Al Qaeda rebels wanted Mali as base for global attacks: France




 
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Al Qaeda rebels wanted Mali as base for global attacks: France
 
March 8th, 2013  
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Topic: Al Qaeda rebels wanted Mali as base for global attacks: France


Al Qaeda rebels wanted Mali as base for global attacks: France
BAMAKO (Reuters) - French forces in Mali have discovered tons of weapons stockpiled by al Qaeda-linked fighters who planned to use the country's north as a base for international attacks, France's defense minister said on Friday. France launched a ground and air operation on January 11 to break Islamist rebels' hold on the northern two-thirds of Mali, saying the militants posed a risk to the security of West Africa and Europe. ...




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