The Mali-based Ansar Dine released an audio speech from group official lauding its fighters and urging civilians to avoid military targets.
The Mali-based Ansar Dine claimed credit for the attack at a gendarmerie checkpoint in Tenenkou.
The Mali-based Ansar Dine reportedly claimed an RPG attack on a MINUSMA base in which Chadian forces are gathered.
The Mali-based Ansar Dine claimed two separate bombings on MINUSMA forces near Aguelhok, one striking a vehicle within a convoy, and the other hitting a tank.
The Mali-based Ansar Dine claimed destroying a MINUSMA armored vehicle in a landmine blast near Aguelhok. In a communique issued on December 29, 2016, the group's Rimaah Media reported that one day prior, fighters detonated the explosive on the vehicle as it traveled between Taglit and Eygharghar villages, 40 kilometers north of Aguelhok, destroying it.
Ansar Dine claimed capturing a Malian military officer and killing and wounding other soldiers in an ambush between Nampala and Diabaly.
Ansar Dine claimed destroying a French military vehicle in a mine blast near Boghassa in Mali's Kidal region, one day after allegedly destroying another in the same region.
The Mali-based Ansar Dine claimed destroying a French armored vehicle in a mine blast near Abeibara.
The Mali-based Ansar Dine released a video showing a rocket attack and suicide bombing on a MINUSMA base in Kidal, which took place in February 2016.
Ansar Dine reported the seizure of the Mali town of Banamba and the freeing of its prisoners.
The Mali-based Ansar Dine claimed destroying a French military vehicle with a mine near Abeibara.
The Mali-based Ansar Dine claimed bombing a French vehicle west of Abeibara village.
The Mali-based Ansar Dine claimed firing mortar shells and detonating a landmine on MINUSMA forces in Aguelhok village.
Ansar Dine released a video on the war spoils of ammunition and vehicle it captured as war spoils from the Malian army in the Mopti region.
The Mali-based Ansar Dine published a photo of the remnants of a French armored vehicle it claimed to have destroyed near Abeibara.
After its rocket strike on the Amachach military base in Tessalit, Mali, Ansar Dine claimed killing two French soldiers who were combing the area in a bomb blast.
Ansar Dine claimed bombing a vehicle of MINUSMA forces in the Malian town of Kidal.
Ansar Dine released a video of five Malian soldiers it took prisoner during its raid on military barracks in Nampala on July 19, 2016.
The Mali-based jihadi group Ansar Dine released a video speech by its leader, Iyad Ag Ghaly, inciting Muslims in Kidal to rally around fighters and to take up arms against French soldiers.
Ansar Dine reported that its fighters clashed with Malian soldiers between the towns of Bambara Maoude and Douentza in central Mali.