Arabic manuscripts in West Africa: How did Islamic culture move across the desert?

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 11:40 GMT

The first contact between North Africa and Timbuktu occurred due to the gold trade in West Africa.

Gunmen attack U.N. base in Mali's Timbuktu with machine guns

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 - 05:23 GMT

Gunmen attacked a U.N. peacekeeping base in Mali's northern city of Timbuktu on Monday, the peacekeeping mission said.

Morocco to Timbuktu: a series follows historical salt road

Tue, 16 May 2017 - 10:02 GMT

Starting from coastal Tangier, north of Morocco and Europe's gateway to Africa.