Tags » AQIM

Mali: French Forces in Mali Capture Three Al-Qaeda Suspects

Source: Shabelle

French forces in Mali captured three suspected members of terror group Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, an army spokesman said Wednesday.

“They are being questioned now. 159 more words

Conflict

The Crime-Terror Nexus of the Sahel

The vast, ungoverned spaces of the Sahel have long been utilized as a land of commercial enterprise, where economic exchange and survival are transposable. The trade routes and networks governed by the nomadic and pastoral communities of the region date back the halcyon days of the 15th century when cities such as Timbuktu where important transport hubs. 1,249 more words

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

SITREPs

'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