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Tag: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso wanted list details Ansaroul Islam network

Burkina Faso's wanted list gives more information into the inner-workings and operations of Ansaroul Islam, a relatively under-researched and little…

State adds Islamic State in the Greater Sahara to terrorist list

Months after killing four US Special Forces soldiers, the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara has been designated as a…

Islamic State-loyal militants claim attacks in Burkina Faso

Today's claims of responsibility are the first for the group in Burkina Faso since 2016.

Al Qaeda group JNIM releases high-level production video

JNIM's new video shows its fighters across Mali and even in Burkina Faso. The video also shows the group's rising…

JNIM confirms deaths of co-founder, senior leaders in French raids

The death of Hasan al Ansari and five other senior leaders of JNIM was used as justification for JNIM's terrorist…

Al Qaeda branch in Mali claims Burkina Faso attacks

According to a Mauritanian website that often publishes claims from jihadists, al Qaeda's Group for Support of Islam and Muslims…

State Department designates Burkinabe jihadist group Ansaroul Islam

The State Department has designated Ansaroul Islam, a Burkinabe jihadist group affiliated with al Qaeda's network in Mali, as a…

Al Qaeda maintains operational tempo in West Africa in 2017

At least 276 attacks in Mali and its neighboring countries were linked al Qaeda in 2017. This includes a significant…