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Tag: JNIM

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…

Suicide car bombing hits French troops in northern Mali

Only days after a suicide assault on an African military base in central Mali, another suicide car bombing hit French…

Suicide assault targets African coalition military base in central Mali

While no group has claimed responsibility yet, it was most likely conducted by al Qaeda's Group for Support of Islam…

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…

Analysis: Conflict within a conflict in Mali’s northern Menaka region

Intercommunal eye for an eye killings have been increasing in the past week with dozens of Tuaregs and Fulani being…

JNIM claims four suicide bombers used in Timbuktu attack

The group said that four suicide bombers, rather than the previously reported two or three, were used in the April…