Twenty palm-thatched, beehive huts sheltered its black population, while a half-dozen goat skin tents in the center of the clearing housed the score of Arabs who found shelter here while, by trading and raiding, they collected the cargoes which their ships of the desert bore northward twice each year to the market of Timbuktu
Synopsis: In Timbuktu
, Kidane lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima, his daughter, Toya, and Issan, their 12-year-old shepherd.
The Secretary-General condemns the attack today against a convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), on the Goundam-Timbuktu
axis in the Timbuktu
region, which killed six peacekeepers and injured five others," said a statement from a UN spokesperson.
A journalist based in Timbuktu
told Xinhua it was Burkina Faso soldiers escorting the mission's police chief Abdounasir Awale to Ber town within Timbuktu
region, for a meeting with representatives of the Coordination of Azawad Movements.
Their stringent, intolerant vision of Islam seemed particularly heavy-handed in Timbuktu
, the ancient center of Muslim learning noted for its tolerance.
Le cinema Abc a Casablanca, la Cinematheque Rif de Tanger programment en effet le nouveau film franco-mauritanien, Timbuktu
de Abderrahmane Sissako.
In From Times Square to Timbuktu
, Wesley Granberg-Michaelson speaks from his ecumenical convictions and experience to call the global church to unity.
The road will be the first and only paved link between the capital Bamako and Timbuktu
should give Aidan and Joseph O'Brien a winning start to tonight's action in Naas.
NNA - A French counter-terrorism offensive in northern Mali's Timbuktu
region ended on Friday with 11 Islamist militants killed and a French soldier wounded, military sources inside the operation told Agence France Presse.
AN online TV channel has been launched to link the twin towns of Hay-on-Wye in rural Mid Wales and Timbuktu
in Mali, west Africa.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Dozens of French forces left the Malian town of Timbuktu
in the country's North several months after they invaded the West African country.