Jihadi excuses for settling local rivalries or Inter-tribal or nomad/farmer strife?Another massacre of civilians in Burkina Faso
26 terrorists neutralized in a joint Op Barkhane/malian forces operation
A military operation this week by Malian and French forces in war-torn central Mali eliminated 26 militants, the Sahel state's army said on Tuesday.www.france24.com
Mali: l'armée affirme avoir éliminé 26 djihadistes avec l'aide de Barkhane
L'armée malienne a affirmé ce mardi avoir éliminé 26 jihadistes dans le centre du pays lors d'une opération menée conjointement avec les forces...www.lefigaro.fr
I am sure that it is only a coincidence that the French are there
A Malian woman gave birth to nine babies on Tuesday - two more than doctors had detected inside her crowded womb - joining a small pantheon of mothers of nonuplets.www.reuters.com
I've worked in various multi-national units and been attached to a US Op, but I've not personally been alongside US troops attached to either a French or British unit apart from once very early in my career and I've never seen anything published about that, but they weren't wearing the host nation unit's flag then. But perhaps that was before the habit developed.