Azawad Rising: A Brief History of the Tuareg Resistance

By Brendan S. (@war_pic) The Tuareg, an ethnic confederation of Amazigh (Berber) tribes, are believed to have originated in Fezzan region of modern-day Libya thousands of years ago. The origin of the word “Tuareg” is debated, some speculate it a variant of the Classical Arabic word “Tuwariq,” meaning “abandoned by God.” This title emerged from … Continue reading Azawad Rising: A Brief History of the Tuareg Resistance