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Tag: Mali

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…

France kills top Islamic State in the Greater Sahara commander in northern Mali

In a military operation yesterday, the French reportedly killed a top Tuareg commander for the Islamic State in the Greater…

Veteran Malian jihadist surrenders to Algeria

Sultan Ould Bady, a veteran jihadist within various al Qaeda groups in Mali and later the Islamic State in the…

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…