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01/14/2013 10:16 am ET Updated Mar 16, 2013

Mali's Rebels: A Look At A Mosaic Of Armed Groups

Jan 14 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda-linked Islamist rebels launched a counter-offensive on Monday in central Mali after four days of air strikes by French warplanes on their strongholds in the desert north.

Here is a look at the main armed rebel groups in Mali:

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Mali's Mosaic Of Armed Groups

Sources: Reuters/Jane's World Insurgency & Terrorism/Council on Foreign Relations/Jamestown Foundation/State Dept. (Reporting by David Cutler, London Editorial Reference Unit; david.cutler@thomsonreuters.com; +44 20 7542 7968; Reuters; Messaging: david.cutler.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net; daniel.flynn@thomsonreuters.com; +33 1 49 49 5071; Reuters Messaging: daniel.flynn.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)

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