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Attack in northern Mali wounds 7 UN peacekeepers

Jihadists in Mali step up attacks, kill 7 soldiers

Despite a French-led counterterrorism operation in Mali and the Sahel, al Qaeda-linked violence continues to be a problem.

Terrorists, traffickers forge unholy alliance

Ansar Dine leader resurfaces, urges expulsion of France from Mali

Ansar Dine leader Iyad Ag Ghaly has appeared in a video calling on Muslims to fight back against France and its allies.

Al Qaeda and the threat in North Africa

Testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on al Qaeda's network in Africa and the threat it poses to the US

Mali: RFI Journalists Killed Due to Oil Leak, French Investigator

Kidal, a lawless outpost in Mali's desert north

US adds MUJAO operative to terrorism list

Mohamed Lahbous, a member of the al Qaeda-linked Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa, was listed as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist for his involvement in kidnapping, weapons smuggling, and armed attacks in Algeria.

Who's Who in Northern Mali?

US offers rewards for Boko Haram, African al Qaeda leaders

The $7 million reward for Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram's emir, puts him in the top echelon of wanted terrorist leaders. Rewards of $5 million are also offered for Mokhtar Belmokhtar and Yahya Abu Hammam.

Global impact to Sahel terror

Jihadists launch 3 suicide attacks in Mali

Chad to withdraw combat forces from Mali

Jihadists launch suicide assault on airport in northern Mali

US, UN add Ansar Dine to list of terror groups

Ansar Dine received significant "military support" from al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. In November 2012, Ansar Dine established "an alliance" with AQIM and MUJAO.

Mali Islamists warned about Sharia in al-Qaeda 'manifesto'

Emir of Ansar Dine added to US, UN's terrorist lists

iyag-ag-ghali.jpgIyad ag Ghali, the leader of Ansar Dine, threw in his lot with al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and the Movement for the Oneness and Jihad in West Africa to take over northern Mali.

Malian jihadists aware of al Qaeda's advice on avoiding drone attacks

Mali jihadists launch 5 suicide attacks in 2 weeks

Divided Nomads Cloud Mali Mission