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A boat passes on February 12, 2013 the closed port of the northern... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Army,Arrival,City,Conflict,Gao City,Gao Region,Horizontal,Jihad,Mali,Motion,Nautical Vessel,North,Solitude,War,West AfricaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA boat passes on February 12, 2013 the closed port of the northern Malian city of Gao, which the militant group Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) had controlled the city since June until the troops arrived in late January. African and French troops were on alert on February 12 after the MUJAO claimed a February 10 guerrilla attack and a pair of suicide bombings on February 8 and 9. AFP PHOTO / PASCAL GUYOT (Photo credit should read PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)