Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

Type: Organization
Name: Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (GSPC, Le Groupe Salafiste pour la Predication et le Combat, Salafist Group for Call and Combat, Al Qaeda in the Maghreb, Groupe Salafiste pour la Predication et le Combat, Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat)
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Ransom - How European Countries Paid Millions to Terror Groups

Terror groups world-wide have been devising various means to finance their activities as channels of getting money to buy weapons and training members continued to be tightened.At least $125 million in ransom money has been paid to Al Qaeda and its direct ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

ISIS woos Ansar al-Sharia in Libya

After failing to attract al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), the group formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) is now trying to gain the support of Libya's Ansar al-Sharia.An ISIS supporter recently endorsed the terror group on ... [Published Magharebia - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

There is no US intent to engage in Africa militarily says Susan Rice

(Jul 31, 2014)Susan Rice, President Barack Obama's National Security Adviser has said that Washington does not intend to engage in Africa militarily to resolve the continent's conflicts. It prefers to boost efforts to train peacekeepers. Ms. Rice made ... [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ethiopia - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Western powers temporarily abandon democracy-building efforts in Libya

By ,Three years after Western powers helped Libyan rebels overthrow dictator Moammar Gaddafi, they have at least temporarily abandoned efforts on the ground to bolster Libya’s foundering democracy.On Wednesday, France evacuated its embassy in Tripoli, ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 5 reports

Terrorists are rolling in dough these days

We're still trying to grapple with the newest, richest terror state in history seizing a fortune in cash, plus military equipment, from conquered Iraqi territory.  Now we learn Europe has been pouring millions of ransom dollars into the hands of hostage-taking ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Array of contemporary global jihadist terrorism: An overview

Terrorism is relatively considered to be a disparaging term. Generally, it is defined as the use of violence and threat to intimidate or coerce to attain some goal especially for political purposes(s). While international jurists defined terrorism dissimilarly, ... [Published Meri News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

The new faces of global terror

When US forces killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011, it marked the end of al-Qaeda as a unified global force. Straining under the losses caused by relentless US drone strikes, the old guard of al-Qaeda was already struggling to maintain control over the ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ranking high on the wrong measures

FOR years Africa was a backwater for al-Qaeda-linked insurgents, but today it is rising axis for extremism. Two African insurgencies now rank among the most dangerous internationally: Boko Haram in Nigeria and Somalia’s al-Shabab. Going by the number ... [Published The Economist - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

WORLD WIDE TERROR THREATS

and twice in December 2013, suicide bombers targeted mass transportation in Volgograd, Russia, killing at least 70 people. In May 2013, in London, two Islamic extremists, unaffiliated with any group, killed a British soldier. The reported reason for the ... [Published Montana News Association - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Air Algerie Crash: Libyan BUK Missile Unit Used by Al Qaeda Affiliated Rebels to Down Algerian Passenger Plane?

After the U.S.-supported ouster of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi in 2011, Libyan jihadist rebels swarmed through Libyan army weapons depots and helped themselves to Soviet-made portable shoulder-launched missiles and launchers, BUK missile batteries capable ... [Published Global Research - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Deadliest Ever Islamic Attack on Tunisian Army

The past few weeks, from France to Gaza, have seen many Islamic attacks. A record for the deadliest attack in Tunisia was also set last week.Tunisia, an overwhelmingly Islamic country, is in the middle of a crackdown on Islamic terrorists who feel the ... [Published Town Hall - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

9/11 Commission authors outline never ending war on terror

Thomas Kean and Lee Hamilton have released a ten year anniversary follow-up to the 9/11 Commission Report, “Today’s Rising Terrorist Threat and the Danger to the United States: Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of the 9/11 Commission Report.”Obama ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 25 2014]

Quotes

"Terrorism will always be terrorism, regardless of the banner or name it is using to operate" he added
...And as Vicki Huddleston, a former US state department official, tells the New York Times: "The Europeans have a lot to answer for… the danger of this is not just that it grows the terrorist movement, but that it makes all of our citizens more vulnerable."
...end to Hamas's reign of terror in Gaza, the head of the US Defense Intelligence Agency, Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, warned on Saturday that, "If Hamas were destroyed and gone, we would probably end up with something much worse."
"Kidnapping for ransom has become today's most significant source of terrorist financing" said David S Cohen, the Treasury Department's under-secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, in a 2012 speech...

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Africa Military Moves by U.S. Reflect Iraq, Afg... [Published Bloomberg - 6 hours ago]
As banks crack down, terrorists update their fu... [Published Washington Examiner - 15 hours ago]
ISIS woos Ansar al-Sharia in Libya [Published Magharebia - 15 hours ago]
Administration Security Message Pre-Africa Summ... [Published Roll Call Online - 17 hours ago]
Niger jails protestors asking to see French min... [Published Michigan Citizen - 17 hours ago]
Two Words Obama Won't Say [Published Forbes.com - 17 hours ago]
Should Britain pay ransoms to save lives? [Published Telegraph - 20 hours ago]
The 'Something Worse than Hamas' Myth [Published RealClearWorld - 20 hours ago]
Ransom - How European Countries Paid Millions t... [Published AllAfrica.com - 23 hours ago]
There is no US intent to engage in Africa milit... [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ethiopia - Jul 31 2014]
Al Qaeda earns $125m through kidnappings [Published Gulf Daily News - Jul 31 2014]
Western powers temporarily abandon democracy-bu... [Published Washington Post - Jul 31 2014]
Terrorists are rolling in dough these days [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 31 2014]
Negotiator Named to Tackle Libyan Conflict [Published VOA News - Jul 30 2014]
No U.S. Intent to Engage in Africa Militarily [Published Naharnet - Jul 30 2014]
Terrorists are rolling in dough these days [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 30 2014]
Europe Funds Terror Through Ransom Payments – P... [Published RIA Novosti - Jul 30 2014]
Al-Qaeda earns $125m from ransom payments: shou... [Published New Statesman - Jul 30 2014]
European ransoms now Al-Qaeda’s major funding: ... [Published AsiaNetIndia.com - Jul 30 2014]
At up to $10M per hostage, kidnapping has morph... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 30 2014]
Kidnap-for-Ransom: An al-Qaeda Manual [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 30 2014]
Europe 'funding al-Qaeda' as governments condem... [Published Telegraph - Jul 30 2014]
NYTimes: European Ransoms Now al-Qaida's Major ... [Published Naharnet - Jul 30 2014]
The rise of terrorism in Africa - who cares? [Published News24.com - Jul 30 2014]
Array of contemporary global jihadist terrorism... [Published Meri News - Jul 30 2014]
Al-Qaida relies on ransom money to finance its ... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 30 2014]
Terrorism in Nigeria: A Call For Collective Act... [Published Nigeria Village Square - Jul 29 2014]
The new faces of global terror [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 29 2014]
Islamist Militancy is on the March [Published Family Security Matters - Jul 29 2014]
Leaked Cybercrime Law Could Undo Tunisia's Pion... [Published Global Voices in English - Jul 28 2014]
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Terrorists are rolling in dough these days [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 30 2014]
We're still trying to grapple with the newest, richest terror state in history seizing a fortune in cash, plus military equipment, from conquered Iraqi territory.  Now we learn Europe has been pouring millions of ransom dollars into the hands of hostage-taking ...
At up to $10M per hostage, kidnapping has morph... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 30 2014]
BAMAKO, Mali – The cash filled three suitcases: 5 million euros. The German official charged with delivering this cargo arrived here aboard a nearly empty military plane and was whisked away to a secret meeting with the president of Mali, who had offered ...
Leaked Cybercrime Law Could Undo Tunisia's Pion... [Published Global Voices in English - Jul 28 2014]
A leaked copy of Tunisia's new cybercrime draft law [ar] shows signs that the country's major achievements in the field of Internet freedom may soon come undone. It is unclear whether the text, leaked on July 23, represents a final draft. It is similarly ...
Islamic State destroys tombs, mosques in Mosul [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jul 26 2014]
The Islamic State, the jihadist group that controls large areas of both Iraq and Syria, continues to destroy religious sites in the city of Mosul in an effort to eradicate all competing religious groups and their symbols from the city. On July 24 ...
Islamic State destroys tombs, mosques in Mosul [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 26 2014]
The Islamic State, the jihadist group that controls large areas of both Iraq and Syria, continues to destroy religious sites in the city of Mosul in an effort to eradicate all competing religious groups and their symbols from the city. On July 24 ...
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AJC Hails U.S Labeling Boko Haram a Terrorist O... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 13 2013]
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