Islamic State West Africa Province: Bay’ah from Mali and Burkina Faso

Fighters from Mali and Burkina Faso renew their oath to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi in a new video released by Amaq News Agency.

Islamic State in West Africa Province officially claimed its first attack in the country on 12th April, killing a commander within the Tuareg militia, the Movement for the Salvation of Azawad (MSA), in northern Mali.

First official statement issued by ISWAP in Mali.

In the 175th edition of al Naba weekly magazine, Islamic State published a two-page report on the ambushes carried out in the region, included the Tongo Tongo attack that killed 4 U.S. soldiers, a SVBIED attack on French forces in Mali and the killing of canadian geologist Kirk Woodman.