Al Qaeda in the Maghreb in the Islamic Maghreb leader, Abu Musab Abdal Wadud, has released a new audio-message, urging Sahel’s governments, Mali in particular, to remove French troops from their countries.
Jamaat Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin, al Qaeda’s branch in the Sahel, released a statement declaring the withdrawal of the French army from Mali is the first step in order to sit down for peace talks with the government. Statement’s English translation: Statement’s French translation: Statement’s Turkish translation:
Amadou Koufa, Katiba Macina leader and deputy leader of Jamaat Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin, invites supporters to carry out Jihad in the Sahel and reaffirms the prominent role of al Qaeda in the region, despite the growing influence of the Islamic State’s local branch.
Al Qaeda central leadership praised its branch in the Sahel, Jamaat Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin, calling for major attacks on contractors, economic interests and US forces in Mali.
Islamic State released a video depicting the operations carried out by its branch in West Africa Province in the past three years.
Jamaat Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin – JNIM, al Qaeda branch in Sahel, claims responsibility for raiding a Burkinabe army HQ in Tongomayel, near Djibo city in Burkina Faso. The group has also showed the spoils of the last raid. JNIM has also claimed responsibility for killing the “French agent” Ahbi Ag Ahmidah with his […]