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)
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From dawa to hesba: the strange evolution of Ansar al-Sharia

Having long relied on dawa , the Ansar Al-Sharia movement has replaced peaceful preaching with violence to assert its vision of the future.The movement's links to terrorism put them in the cross-hairs of Maghreb governments.Last August, Tunisia officially ... [Published Magharebia - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Al Qaeda's general manager threatens America in video of large gathering

A video released by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in late March has garnered renewed attention in the media. The video, entitled "The First of the Heavy Rain," features two AQAP leaders, as well as lower-level fighters who escaped from ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Why these Algerian elections are essential

Caught between the dynamic of the Arab Springs and that of the destabilization of the Sahel, the Algerian trajectory remains profoundly uncertain. Since its stability is essential for Europe, the stakes of the April presidential elections are high.  ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Our First Ally

The post by Jacob Glenn , NewAmerica.net appeared first on The Epoch Times .Napoleon got smacked around by the fierce Russian winter, and the Germans had their way with the French army in three wars over seven decades, necessitating American interventions ... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Mali, Tuareg, France
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Al Qaeda's general manager threatens America in video of large gathering

A video released by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in late March has garnered renewed attention in the media. The video, entitled "The First of the Heavy Rain," features two AQAP leaders, as well as lower-level fighters who escaped from ... [Published The Long War Journal - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Factfile: Algeria

Unemployment a big worry in Africa’s largest country Algiers: Facts about Algeria, Africa’s largest country, where Thursday’s presidential election is expected to return the ailing Abdul Aziz Bouteflika for a fourth term.GEOGRAPHY: The biggest country ... [Published Gulf News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamists, more than 100 missing

ike, Islamist group Boko Haram has abducted more than a hundred secondary school girls from their boarding dormitory in Chibok, northern Nigeria. Soldiers guarding the teenagers failed to stop armed men from driving away with the girls on Monday night. ... [Published EuroNews - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

A nation at war with itself

The recent bomb attack in a bus terminal at Nyanya, a bustling outskirts of Abuja, by a suicide bomber suspected to be a Boko Haram terrorist or sympathizer, was one too many.Perhaps more than any of the previous attacks by the sect, the Nyanya incident, ... [Published Daily Trust - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Belmokhtar reportedly in Libya

Fugitive terrorist Mokhtar Belmokhtar is hiding in Libya, AFP reported on Monday (April 14th), citing a Malian security source."For some time, we have had evidence that Mokhtar Belmokhtar, one of the most dangerous Algerian Islamists, who operated in ... [Published Magharebia - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Malian leader: One-eyed jihadist a ‘threat’ to peace

DAKAR: Mali’s president warned on Monday jihadist commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar was a “threat” to regional security after it emerged the international fugitive is still alive and hiding out in Libya.The elusive Islamist, who staged the deadly siege of ... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

Top jihadist commander alive in Libya

Mokhtar Belmokhtar is still alive and hiding out in LibyaMali's president has warned jihadist commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar was a "threat" to regional security after it emerged the international fugitive is still alive and hiding out in Libya.The elusive ... [Published RTE Online - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

Algeria Al-Qaeda Propaganda Targets Algeria Vote

Casablanca - Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) chose the Algerian presidential election campaign to post a new video criticising the government, calling for Sharia law and an Islamic caliphate. ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 12 2014]

Quotes

"To establish itself directly in Libya," she says, "it would need to be able to buy off the other armed groups in the country."
...government had announced, for example, a ceasefire last year with the militant group-- something Boko Haram was quick to deny was possible. "We are going to burn down the schools, if they are not Islamic religious schools for Allah" Boko Haram leader Abubaker Shekau assured the Nigerian government in a statement last year

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From dawa to hesba: the strange evolution of An... [Published Magharebia - 3 hours ago]
Boko Haram's Reign of Terror: Al Qaeda Affiliat... [Published Breitbart Feed - 4 hours ago]
Why these Algerian elections are essential [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 17 2014]
Our First Ally [Published Epoch Times - Apr 17 2014]
Al Qaeda's general manager threatens America in... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Apr 17 2014]
Al Qaeda’s general manager threatens America in... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Apr 17 2014]
Al Qaeda's general manager threatens America in... [Published The Long War Journal - Apr 17 2014]
A nation at war with itself [Published Daily Trust - Apr 17 2014]
Factfile: Algeria [Published Gulf News - Apr 17 2014]
All change...Bad news on political risk in Sout... [Published Commercial Risk Europe - Apr 16 2014]
Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamists, mor... [Published EuroNews - Apr 16 2014]
Boko Haram Extends Reign of Terror in Nigeria [Published Creators.Com - Apr 16 2014]
Algeria: The battles Bouteflika has won [Published The Africa Report - Apr 16 2014]
The persistent threat of modern piracy [Published Safety4sea - Apr 16 2014]
Malian leader: One-eyed jihadist a ‘threat’ to ... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
Belmokhtar reportedly in Libya [Published Magharebia - Apr 16 2014]
Boko Haram: time for an alternative approach [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 15 2014]
What was that again about Al-Qaeda on the run? [Published American Thinker - Apr 15 2014]
Nigeria pledges massive security for upcoming W... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 15 2014]
Boko Haram suspected in deadly Nigeria blasts [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 14 2014]
No real prove of linkage between Al Qaeda, Magh... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 14 2014]
Is a U.N. Mission to the Central African Republ... [Published Heritage Foundation - Apr 14 2014]
Terrorist Bombings in Nigeria Bear Hallmarks of... [Published Cutting Edge News - Apr 14 2014]
Top jihadist commander alive in Libya [Published RTE Online - Apr 14 2014]
Al Nusrah Front official explains al Qaeda's st... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Apr 14 2014]
Al Nusrah Front official explains al Qaeda’s st... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Apr 14 2014]
Al Nusrah Front official explains al Qaeda's st... [Published The Long War Journal - Apr 14 2014]
LIBYA - MALI - ALGERIA - CHAD: Jihadi leader Mo... [Published Radio France Internationale - Apr 14 2014]
Chad Abandons Its Neighbor [Published National Interest - Apr 14 2014]
Wanted jihadist hiding in Libya: Malian securit... [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 13 2014]
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Boko Haram's Reign of Terror: Al Qaeda Affiliat... [Published Breitbart Feed - 4 hours ago]
The kidnapping of more than one hundred girls in northeastern Nigeria this week has triggered alarm in the media regarding the Islamist terror group responsible, Boko Haram. While this is one of their most high-profile attacks, the group has kidnapped ...
Al Qaeda's general manager threatens America in... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Apr 17 2014]
A video released by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in late March has garnered renewed attention in the media. The video, entitled "The First of the Heavy Rain," features two AQAP leaders, as well as lower-level fighters who escaped from ...
Al Qaeda’s general manager threatens America in... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Apr 17 2014]
A video released by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in late March has garnered renewed attention in the media. The video, entitled "The First of the Heavy Rain," features two AQAP leaders, as well as lower-level fighters who escaped from ...
Al Qaeda's general manager threatens America in... [Published The Long War Journal - Apr 17 2014]
A video released by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in late March has garnered renewed attention in the media. The video, entitled "The First of the Heavy Rain," features two AQAP leaders, as well as lower-level fighters who escaped from ...
Al Nusrah Front official explains al Qaeda's st... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Apr 14 2014]
Abu Sulayman al Muhajir , a high-ranking sharia official in the Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda's official branch in Syria, has released a video explaining the group's ongoing conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS). Al Qaeda's general ...
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AJC Hails U.S Labeling Boko Haram a Terrorist O... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 13 2013]
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