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24th July Nigeria SITREP (Boko Haram)

First, a short introduction: Who Are Boko Haram?

1. They are not one group but rather several separate groups who follow the Yusufiyya
ideology founded by Sheikh Muhammad Yusuf. 1,798 more words

'Statement from Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia claiming responsibility for attack on Tunisian security forces,' 19 July 2014

The following is a statement released by jihadist group Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AST), in which they claim responsibility, through the Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)-linked Uqba Bin Nafi Brigade, for the deaths of 14 Tunisian security forces in the Chaambi Mountains on 16 July 2014. 373 more words

Arabic To English

'Statement from Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia claiming responsibility for attack on Tunisian security forces,' 19 July 2014

The following is a statement released by jihadist group Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AST), in which they claim responsibility, through the Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)-linked Uqba Bin Nafi Brigade, for the deaths of 14 Tunisian security forces in the Chaambi Mountains on 16 July 2014. 373 more words

Arabic To English

Desert Ambush - AQIM Militants Slay Tunisian Soldiers

On July 17th, Islamic militants affiliated with AQIM attacked Tunisian soldiers at an outpost with RPGs and light arms, killing 14 and wounding 20. The terrorist hasty attack occurred in the vicinity of Mt. 171 more words

The ISIS Advance in Historical Perspective

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS)’s position is weaker than it appears when placed into historical context.

By Scott Shaw

Much has been written about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS)’s stunning territorial gains at the expense of the Iraqi government, with many observers worrying that the group may be poised to take Baghdad. 1,799 more words

Opinion

French Terror Suspect 'Plotted Bombing the Eiffel Tower and Louvre'

A French jihadist was plotting to bomb renowned Paris tourist attractions such as the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower, according to intercepted messages he sent al-Qaeda operatives… 286 more words

Understanding Mali Now Available in Paperback

Due to high demand, AMI has published a paperback version of the e-book, Understanding Mali: Connections and Confrontations between the Tuareg, Islamist Rebels, and the Government. 215 more words

International Affairs