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Tag: Burkina Faso

November one of the most active periods of 2017 in terrorist hotbed Mali

Al Qaeda's JNIM remains a potent threat to both Malian and UN forces inside Mali. In addition, Ansaroul Islam, a…

Analysis: Jihadist attacks on the rise in northern Burkina Faso

The attacks represent a significant increase in jihadist attacks in northern Burkina Faso. In addition, the use of improvised explosive…

Jihadists strike across West Africa

Suspected jihadists laid siege to a popular restaurant with Westerners in the capital of Burkina Faso. Two UN bases were…

JNIM claims series of attacks on French forces in Mali

The al Qaeda group continues to target French forces in northern Mali, as well as conduct attacks on Malian and…

Over 100 Al Qaeda-linked attacks in West Africa so far in 2017

Al Qaeda's newly formed entity, the Group for Support of Islam and Muslims, have perpetrated a multitude of attacks in…

JNIM claims ambush on French troops in Mali

The Group for Support of Islam and Muslims (JNIM), al Qaeda's new group in West Africa, claimed an ambush on…

Analysis: Merger of al Qaeda groups threatens security in West Africa

Earlier this month, four al Qaeda groups in West Africa merged to form the "Group for the Support of Islam…

Al Qaeda linked to more than 250 West African attacks in 2016

With at least 257 al Qaeda-linked attacks in Mali and its neighboring countries, this represents a significant uptick in the…