Results tagged “Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb”
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Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb appointed Yahya Abou El Hammam as its emir of the Sahara; Abdel Mejid Abou Zeid was named Hammam's deputy. Hammam is also AQIM's emir of Timbuktu.
Abou Dedjana, the emir of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb's El Forkane Brigade, surrendered to Algerian authorities. Dedjana was a member of the Armed Islamic Group, the predecessor of GSPC and AQIM, and fought in the Tizi Ouzou region of Algeria.
The US military claims to have "disrupted" al Qaeda's network in North Africa. "We have bitten into their leadership," the Pentagon's spokesman said.
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb called on North Africans to "follow in the footsteps of the lions of Benghazi by bringing down the flags of America in their embassies in all of our capitals." AQIM urged Muslims to killed or expel US "ambassadors and representatives" from the region.