Mali conflict

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MNLA and Ansar Dine starts rebellion

01/01/2012 - 01/31/2012

President Toure is deposed by military officers

03/01/2012 - 03/02/2012

Tuareg rebels seize control of Azawad

04/01/2012 - 05/31/2012

MNLA and Ansar Dine declares Azawad islamist state

05/01/2012 - 05/16/2012

Islamists turn on the MNLA

06/01/2012 - 07/31/2012

ECOWAS plans to step in with UN backing

11/01/2012 - 11/30/2012

UN and US threaten sanctions

12/01/2012 - 12/31/2012

France steps in to fight back rebels

01/01/2013 - 01/31/2013

France begins withdrawal

04/01/2013 - 04/06/2013

Regional African forces help Mali

04/07/2013