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Belmokhtar empire based on crime

Tunisia, Libya in AQIM crosshairs

Tough road for Sahel security

BP faces pressure over Algeria gas plant attack

Al-Zawahiri unveils Maghreb strategy

Report: Lack of preparation aided Algeria gas field attack

Chaos, Islamist threat plague Libya's lawless desert south

Al Qaeda-linked group claims credit for kidnappings in Algeria

Mokhtar-Belmokhtar.jpgA terrorist group headed by Mokhtar Belmokhtar has claimed credit for the raid on a natural gas field in Algeria. Belmokhtar is a longtime Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb commander, but split from the group last year. Belmokhtar's spokesman has said that he still answers to al Qaeda central.