The Islamic State continues to make inroads in the Sahel, conducting several high-profile raids in the border region between Mali and Niger.
Yesterday’s assault marks at least the third time the SYL Hotel has been targeted by Shabaab in recent years.
The video shows TIP’s men with captured Afghan military equipment, as well as recruits undergoing training.
After a long-hiatus, the al Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades announces its dissolution inside Syria.
The photos detail the In-Delimane assault earlier this month which left over 50 Malian soldiers dead.
Shabaab claims this is the first time the organization has grabbed territory in Somaliland.
In addition to the prison break, JNIM also claimed two other recent attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso.
Amadou Kouffa, the leader of JNIM’s Katibat Macina, has been designated as a global terrorist by the US State Department.