Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

Mali deployed additional troops, surveillance and fighter aircraft, and over 200 vehicles to Tinzawaten, close to the Algerian border, to provide security for a festival near Timbuktu and to deter Tuareg rebels. Yesterday al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb warned it will kill the Western hostages it holds if European countries attempt to rescue them.

Are you a dedicated reader of FDD's Long War Journal? Has our research benefitted you or your team over the years? Support our independent reporting and analysis today by considering a one-time or monthly donation. Thanks for reading! You can make a tax-deductible donation here.



Islamic state



Al shabaab

Boko Haram