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A Malian soldier covers on January 30, 2013 in the northern Malian... Foto di attualitàAfrica occidentale,Al-Qaida,Città,Città di Gao,Composizione orizzontale,Conflittualità,Guerra del Mali settentrionale 2012-2013,Jihad,Mali,Nord,Regione di Gao,Soldato,TabellonePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Malian soldier covers on January 30, 2013 in the northern Malian city of Gao a billboard left by the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO), an offshoot of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). Gao was a key Islamist stronghold until it was retaken on January 26 by French and Malian troops in a major boost to the French-led offensive against the Al Qaeda-linked rebels, who have been holding Mali's vast desert north since last April. French troops on January 30 entered Kidal, the last Islamist bastion in Mali's north after a whirlwind Paris-led offensive, as France urged peace talks to douse ethnic tensions targeting Arabs and Tuaregs. Billboard reads: 'Al Hesbah, together for the pleasure of God almighty and the struggle against sins.' AFP PHOTO/ SIA KAMBOU (Photo credit should read SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)