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'Butcher of Gao' in custody




Crime, terror converge at Tunisia frontier




Belmokhtar plots new attacks from Libya base




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.
 
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