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Al Qaeda Africa

No, Boko Haram Is Not 'Al Qaeda In West Africa'

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

By Tim Cocks ABUJA, May 28 (Reuters) - When Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan branded Boko Haram "al Qaeda in West Africa", it wa...

Al Qaeda's African Branch Claims Mali Bombing

Agence France Presse | | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

Al-Qaeda's north African division claimed responsibility Monday for a car bomb that rocked the Malian city of Timbuktu over the weekend, killing two c...

Reports: French Troops Kill Al Qaeda Commander In Mali

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2013 | World

ALGIERS, Feb 28 (Reuters) - French forces in Mali have killed Abdelhamid Abu Zeid, a leading field commander of al Qaeda's north Africa wing AQIM, A...

Algeria: The Land of No Quarter

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 01.24.2013 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

Algeria, it has often been noted, has escaped the Arab Spring. This is because it had its own, and extremely bloody, Arab Spring throughout the decade of the 1990s.

Inside Al Qaeda's Thriving Africa Branch

AP | By RUKMINI CALLIMACHI AND MARTIN VOGL | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

SOKOLO, Mali -- The first time the members of al-Qaida emerged from the forest, they politely said hello. Then the men carrying automatic weapons aske...