al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

 
Attacks target French embassy, military HQ in Burkina capital
Attacks target French embassy, military HQ in Burkina capital
The capital of Burkina Faso came under multiple attacks on Friday which targeted the French embassy, the French cultural centre and the country's...
The growing terrorism threat in Africa
The growing terrorism threat in Africa
The existence of militant religious groups is not a new phenomenon in Africa but their increasing presence and violence has become a growing...
Mali: Rockets fired days before elections
Mali: Rockets fired days before elections
Rockets were fired on northern Mali's largest city of Gao on Thursday, days before legislative elections are to be held in the troubled...
Algeria ends desert siege with 23 hostages dead
Algeria ends desert siege with 23 hostages dead
Believed to be among the 32 dead militants was their leader,
US halts military aid to Mali
US halts military aid to Mali
The US has "paused" military aid to Mali, a key ally against Islamist militants in the Sahel, a US diplomat said on Monday, in a move that could...
Al-Qaeda group claims responsibility for Mali kidnappings
Al-Qaeda group claims responsibility for Mali kidnappings
A statement from a group identifying itself as al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of five Europeans in...
Al-Qaeda branch claims responsibility for Algeria bombing
Al-Qaeda branch claims responsibility for Algeria bombing
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb said on Sunday it had carried out a twin suicide attack on an Algerian military academy that killed 18 people...
Mauritanian army on alert after al-Qaeda attack
Mauritanian army on alert after al-Qaeda attack
Mauritanian soldiers patrolled the town of Bassiknou on Wednesday after al-Qaeda-linked extremists attacked a nearby army base which houses an...
Former al-Qaeda hostage moves Africa malaria work to France
Former al-Qaeda hostage moves Africa malaria work to France
Frenchman Pierre Camatte went to Mali with 8kg of dried leaves from a medicinal herb and the dream of finding an alternative treatment for malaria...
Tunisian president suggests he won't seek new term
Tunisian president suggests he won't seek new term
Tunisia's autocratic president, facing deadly riots that have rocked his nation, ordered prices on food staples slashed and suggested he will leave...
Mali blames French embassy attack on Tunisian
Mali blames French embassy attack on Tunisian
A Tunisian man who claimed to be an al-Qaeda member exploded a gas cylinder in front of the French embassy in Mali's capital Bamako on Wednesday, a...
Mauritania army in 'control' after strikes on al-Qaeda
Mauritania army in 'control' after strikes on al-Qaeda
A Mauritanian military source said al-Qaeda militants in Mali were left without food and ammunition after three days of army strikes, with the...

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