Ansar Dine

Type: Organization
Name: Ansar Dine
Nationality: Mali
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Ansar Dine
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 2 reports

Nick Turse: China, America, and a new Cold War in Africa?

the Pentagon and the latest U.S. global command,. Short of a major conflict, you name it and it's probably happening. Washington's move into Africa seems connected as well to the destabilization of parts of that continent and the rise of various terror ... [Published Sott.net - 16 mins ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

9 Things to Avoid When Starting a Caliphate

The history of past attempts to create Islamic states is not particularly inspiring. The Iranian revolutionaries managed to do it, but they, of course, are Shiites -- whom you don't even really consider to be Muslims. The Saudis and some of the other ... [Published RealClearWorld - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 3 reports

Islamic State destroys tombs, mosques in Mosul

[embedded content]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 ci ... [Published The Long War Journal - Jul 26 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 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

A reminder of what has been happening in Mali

French troops patrol in the streets of Gao on Feb. 3, 2013. (Sia Kambou/AFP)The reported disappearance of Air Algerie-operated flight AH5017 en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has led to renewed interest in one troubled nation that the plane may have ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Mali, Tuareg, Islamist
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

National Counter-Terrorism Training Course for Mauritania

In partnership with the INTERPOL Regional Bureau for West Africa and the government of Mauritania, the ISS presented the second National Counter-Terrorism Training Course for law enforcement agencies in Mauritania. The course follows on from the first ... [Published Institute For Security Studies - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Touaregs Seek Secular and Democratic Multi-Ethnic State

Africa , Armed Conflicts , Civil Society , Democracy , Editors' Choice , Food & Agriculture , Global Geopolitics , Globalisation , Headlines , Human Rights , Indigenous Rights , Press FreedomLEKORNE, France, Jul 23 2014 (IPS) - The government of Mali ... [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Nigerian Residents In Mali Flee

Nigerians resident in northern part of Mali have fled to Nigeria since the start of the country’s armed conflict about a year ago.Many others who are desperate to leave could not make it for lack of financial resources, Daily Trust can reveal.The regions ... [Published Spy Ghana - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq Conflict Threatens Heritage Sites

BAGHDAD -- Archaeologists and historians worry that a treasure trove of historical artifacts and monuments are on the verge of becoming a casualty of the conflict in Iraq.Sunni insurgents who took over Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, and the antiquities-rich ... [Published AINA - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

French war on Mali spreads to Algeria

By Abayomi AzikiweJanuary 21, 2013French soldiers in Bamako, the capital ofMali, on Jan. 14.The war that French imperialism has escalated in its former West Africancolony of Mali has now spread to neighboring Algeria. There, some 82 peoplehave been reported ... [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]
First reported May 01 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 3 reports

African al Qaeda leader sides with Zawahiri in Syrian dispute

Al Qaeda commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the head of the al-Mulathameen Brigade and its sub-unit, the al-Mua'qi'oon Biddam. Image from Sahara Media. Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a senior leader in the al-Murabitoon Brigade, an al Qaeda-linked jihadist group ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - May 01 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 25 2014 - 3 reports

Death of French hostage in Mali

This week, Agence France-Presse received a disturbing call from a terrorist group announcing the death of French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal. A Portuguese-born French national, Leal was kidnapped in November 2012 from a Malian town near the Mauritanian ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Apr 24 2014]

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...and into African nations, but when pressed about actual transnational dangers on that continent, he admitted that even hardcore Somali militants "really have not engaged in acts of terrorism outside Somalia."
...According to Ninevah official Zuhair al-Chalabi, the terror group had on that same day "torched 11 churches and monasteries out of 35 scattered across the city of Mosul, and hours later destroyed statues of poets, literary and historical figures of which Mosul has long been proud." Three Sunni clerics who had tried to resist the Islamic State were murdered

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Nick Turse: China, America, and a new Cold War ... [Published Sott.net - 16 mins ago]
Tomgram: Nick Turse, An East-West Showdown in t... [Published Tom Dispatch - 20 hours ago]
9 Things to Avoid When Starting a Caliphate [Published RealClearWorld - Jul 29 2014]
Minority Dynamics in Syria [Published Syria Comment - Jul 29 2014]
WORLD WIDE TERROR THREATS [Published Montana News Association - Jul 28 2014]
The Air Algerie Crash: Libyan BUK Missile Unit ... [Published Global Research - Jul 27 2014]
U.S. ally underwriting jihadistexpansion into A... [Published WorldNetDaily - Jul 27 2014]
Islamic State destroys tombs, mosques in Mosul [Published The Long War Journal - Jul 26 2014]
Islamic State destroys tombs, mosques in Mosul [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jul 26 2014]
Islamic State destroys tombs, mosques in Mosul [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 26 2014]
A reminder of what has been happening in Mali [Published Washington Post - Jul 24 2014]
National Counter-Terrorism Training Course for ... [Published Institute For Security Studies - Jul 24 2014]
National Burkina Faso Training [Published Institute For Security Studies - Jul 24 2014]
Touaregs Seek Secular and Democratic Multi-Ethn... [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 23 2014]
Nigerian Residents In Mali Flee [Published Spy Ghana - Jul 21 2014]
Rise and rise of ISIS Implications for India an... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 21 2014]
POVERTY AND TERRORISM: A LESSON FOR GHANA 1 Lor... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 21 2014]
Analysis: New French force rides the winds of c... [Published Daily Maverick - Jul 16 2014]
Aleteia: Jihadists Are Destroying Our Heritage [Published Baylor University Magazine - Jul 15 2014]
Jihadists move 'frompoisoned arrows to IEDs' [Published WorldNetDaily - Jul 13 2014]
The New Criminal Blitz: Mali, Iraq And The Busi... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 11 2014]
Hollande the Hawk? An Unlikely Ally Emerges [Published Hudson Institute - Jul 09 2014]
Day of the Hydra [Published New Indian Express - Jul 06 2014]
'Caliphate' claim sparks new jihadist infighting [Published Magharebia - Jul 04 2014]
Many places of worship destroyed, say Iraqi res... [Published The Hindu - Jun 28 2014]
Know your Al-Qaida offshoots [Published USA Today - Jun 28 2014]
Iraq Conflict Threatens Heritage Sites [Published AINA - Jun 28 2014]
Mali: Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2164 (201... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 26 2014]
French war on Mali spreads to Algeria [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]
Colonial powers try to reconquer Africa as Fren... [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]
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Minority Dynamics in Syria [Published Syria Comment - Jul 29 2014]
By Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi With the Syrian civil war well into its fourth year, it is apparent that political and militia dynamics that have developed with Syria’s main minorities (in this analysis, excluding the Kurds)- namely, Alawites, Druze and ...
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 ...
Mali: Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2164 (201... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 26 2014]
Source: UN Security CouncilCountry: Mali SC/11453 Security Council 7210th Meeting (PM) The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2015, within ...
ISIS Rampages, the Middle East Shakes :: Pipes ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 13 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Homepage     |    Articles    |     Blog You can follow Daniel Pipes and the Middle East Forum ontheir Facebook and Twitter pages.Join Daniel Pipes on afact-finding expedition to Israel's ...
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