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Tag: JNIM

Al Qaeda branch pressures governments for ransom payments

In a new video, Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM, or the “Group for the Support of Islam and Muslims”) says…

AQIM emir confirms death of jihadist commander in Mali

AQIM leader Abu Musab Abdel Wadoud has confirmed that Almansour Ag Kassam (Almansour Ag Alkassoum), an important jihadist who worked…

JNIM claims suicide bombing in northern Mali

Monday's suicide bombing in Gao was the first claimed suicide bombing of JNIM since July.

JNIM official warns competing militia groups in northern Mali

The jihadist leader's speech, while new, continued previous mantras used by JNIM and its predecessor organizations against the various armed…

JNIM portrays its fight as part of Al Qaeda’s global jihad

As JNIM rallies its members and supporters against France and Mali, it depicts the fight with the two countries as…

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…

Analysis: Jihadist exploitation of communal violence in Mali

Rising communal violence in both northern and central Mali further weakens the already fragile state, which in turn, further helps…

JNIM claims suicide bombing on French troops in Gao

The jihadist group claims the bombing, and last week's bombing at the G5 Sahel base in central Mali, were messages…