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Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

US sanctions leaders of al Qaeda in Mali

Two leaders of al Qaeda's Group for Support of Islam and Muslims (JNIM), a Moroccan national and a local Malian,…

AQIM leader mixes populism with jihadism in criticism of France

In a new audio message, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb's emir, Abu Musab Abdel Wadoud, tries to capitalize on…

AQIM claims Tuareg youth killed in US airstrike

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has released a statement claiming that the victims of an American airstrike on Nov.…

US strikes target al Qaeda in Libya, Somalia

The US military hit al Qaeda's branches in Somalia and Libya twice over the past several days, killing 20 fighters…

Al Qaeda branch claims IED attack on Tunisian soldiers

The IED claim is the group's first since July and just the second attack claim of the year for the…

Al Qaeda is very much alive, and widely misunderstood

AL Qaeda's operatives are fighting in more countries around the world today than was the case on 9/11. And its…

US designates al Qaeda’s branch in Mali as terror organization

The State Department announced today that it has designated Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), al Qaeda's branch in Mali and…

US airstrike kills Islamic State terrorist in northern Libya

This is the first strike since early June, when the United States targeted both the Islamic State and Al Qaeda…