French forces kill al Qaeda-linked commander in Mali

Paris: French ground forces and military helicopters killed a jihadist commander linked with al Qaeda in Mali along with four others, the French military announced Friday. The operation Tuesday targeted Bah ag Moussa, a military chief for the RVIM Islamic extremist group, who had been on a U.N. Sanctions list and was believed responsible for … Read more

France Airforce's mirage fighter plane wreaks havoc, 50 Islamic terrorists killed in Mali

Paris: France’s defense minister says French military forces fighting Islamic extremists in West Africa ‘put away’ more than 50 jihadists in a recent operation in Mali. Defense Minister Florence Parly tweeted Monday night that the French force in the region, called Barkhane, also confiscated weapons and equipment from the fighters in the operation last Friday, … Read more