Algeria Tightens Niger Border Security
Terrorists, traffickers forge unholy alliance
‘Butcher of Gao’ in custody
Belmokhtar empire based on crime
Mali’s Kidal still waits for resolution
Malian officials claimed that Oumar Ould Hamaha, whom the US has offered a $3 million reward, was killed. The report is unconfirmed.
Mali’s Kidal Still Waits for Resolution
Insight: Revival of Islamists in Mali tests French, UN nerve
Terrorist Financing in West Africa
Kidal, a lawless outpost in Mali’s desert north
Multi-national troops strike back against Mali terrorists
Mokhtar Belmokhtar united his group, the al-Mulathameen Brigade, with Ahmed el Tilemsi’s Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa to form the al-Murabitoon. The new group has praised the emirs of al Qaeda and the Taliban.
Morocco takes down al-Qaeda cell
Extremists exploit Sahel unrest
Drones in Niger Reflect New US Tack on Terrorism
Niger’s Bad Dream Approaches As Islamists Set Sights On Niamey
Terrorist threat looms over Mauritania
‘Inside help’ behind deadly Niger terror attack
Nigerian Islamist militants return from Mali with weapons, skills
Global impact to Sahel terror
Jihadists have launched 12 suicide bombings and assaults in Mali since the beginning of February.
Mali: Who controls Kidal?
“The Chadian army does not have the skills to fight a shadowy, guerrilla-style war that is taking place in northern Mali,” President Deby said.
New terror threat to Tunisia
There have been six suicide attacks in Mali since Feb. 9. Last night’s attack in Timbuktu was part of a complex raid against an airport.
Insight: Islamist inroads in Mali may undo French war on al Qaeda
Mali Islamists warned about Sharia in al-Qaeda ‘manifesto’
A document found in Mali that was written by an al Qaeda commander in Yemen gives advice on how to avoid US drone attacks.
The Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa has claimed credit for three previous suicide attacks. Five people were killed in suicide attacks in Tessalit today.
Al Qaeda targets French citizens abroad as no-go zones grow