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Tag: Mali

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…

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…

Islamic State in the Greater Sahara branch films clashes with Tuareg militias

This is the second video released by ISGS' Katibat Salahadin in the span of a week, marking a significant uptick…