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French soldiers patrol beside Djingareyber mosque after the prayer in Timbuktu on February 1, 2013, as French-led troops worked today to secure the last Islamist stronghold in the north after a lightning offensive against the extremists. The fabled desert city of Timbuktu, an ancient centre of Islamic learning, has been recaptured on January 28 by French-led forces in their offensive against Islamist rebels who have been occupying Mali's north since last April. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)
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French soldiers patrol beside Djingareyber mosque after the prayer in Timbuktu on February 1, 2013, as French-led troops worked today to secure the last Islamist stronghold in the north after a lightning offensive against the extremists. The fabled desert city of Timbuktu, an ancient centre of Islamic learning, has been recaptured on January 28 by French-led forces in their offensive against Islamist rebels who have been occupying Mali's north since last April. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)
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February 01, 2013
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160479568
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FRED DUFOUR / Staff
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AFP
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French soldiers patrol beside Djingareyber mosque after the prayer in... News Photo 1604795682012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Army,Army Soldier,Castle,Conflict,Extremism,French Culture,Horizontal,Islam,Lightning,Mali,Military Attack,Mosque,North,Officer,Praying,Security,TimbuktuPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench soldiers patrol beside Djingareyber mosque after the prayer in Timbuktu on February 1, 2013, as French-led troops worked today to secure the last Islamist stronghold in the north after a lightning offensive against the extremists. The fabled desert city of Timbuktu, an ancient centre of Islamic learning, has been recaptured on January 28 by French-led forces in their offensive against Islamist rebels who have been occupying Mali's north since last April. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)