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1 French commando and 20 militants killed in Mali, 9 Nigerien troops killed in Niger

The firefights in both Mali and Niger represent a sharp increase in violence since the beginning of this year.


9 UN troops killed in Mali ambush

Yesterday's ambush in Gao is the worst attack on UN forces since they took over security responsibilities in the summer of 2013.


Death of French hostage in Mali

This week, Agence France-Presse received a disturbing call from a terrorist group announcing the death of French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal.


MUJAO spokesman reported killed in French airstrike




US adds Belmokhtar's brigades to terrorist lists

Mokhtar Belmokhtar's al-Mulathameen Brigade is behind terror attacks in Niger, Algeria, and Mali. Its "aliases," the al-Murabitoon Brigade and al Mua'qi'oon Biddam, have also been added to the US's lists of terror groups.


Al Qaeda group led by Belmokhtar, MUJAO unite to form al-Murabitoon




MUJAO suicide bombers hit uranium mine, barracks in Niger

The al Qaeda-linked Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa said the suicide attacks were intended to punish Niger for "cooperation with France in the war against Sharia" in Mali.


MUJAO leader says Belmokhtar is alive

Mokhtar-Belmokhtar-Sahara-Media.jpgHamad el Khairy, the head of the MUJAO's sharia committee, said reports of Belmokhtar's death are "merely unfounded lies" and have "no basis of truth."


US adds West African group, 2 leaders, to terrorism list

MUJAO-French-Hostage-SITE-Video.jpgThe US government has added the al Qaeda-linked Movement for Tawhid [Unity] and Jihad in West Africa and two of its leaders to the list of global terrorists and entities. The group has named one of its units fighting in Mali after Osama bin Laden.


Jihadist released photos from 'Islamic State of Timbuktu'


 
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