Burkina-Faso
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JNIM Claims Attack on Burkinabe "Customs Forces," Landmine Blast Between Hombori and Gossi in Mali

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), claimed credit for an attack in its home base, between Hombori and Gossi, and in neighboring Burkina Faso.

Wednesday, 17 April 2019
ISIS Claims Execution of Canadian Gold Mining Employee in Burkina Faso

The Islamic State (IS/ISIS) formally claimed the kidnapping and execution of a Canadian Progress Minerals executive in Burkina Faso.

Friday, 29 March 2019
IS Formally Claims Tongo Tongo Operation, Claims Kidnapping and Execution of Canadian in Burkina Faso

In Naba 175, the Islamic State (IS) presented a special report on operations by its fighters in the Sahel and West Africa, formally claiming credit for the Tongo Tongo ambush in in which 4 U.S. Special Forces were killed, and the kidnapping and execution of Canadian Kirk Woodman in Burkina Faso.

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Thursday, 28 March 2019
JNIM Claims Attack on Burkinabe Gendarmerie in Tougouri

The Mali-based al-Qaeda branch, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), claimed an attack on a gendarmerie post in Tougouri, a city in neighboring Burkina Faso.

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Tuesday, 26 March 2019
IS Publishes First Photo of its Fighters in Burkina Faso

The Islamic State (IS) published for the first time a photo of its fighters in Burkina Faso, identifying them as part of West Africa Province (ISWAP).

Friday, 22 March 2019
JNIM Claims 10 Casualties Among Burkinabe Soldiers in Raid in Kompienbiga

Just two days after its raid on an anti-terror unit post in Burkina Faso, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) claimed another attack in the country, storming a Burkinabe army center in Kompienbiga.

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Saturday, 02 February 2019
JNIM Claims Raid on Burkinabe Anti-Terror Unit in Nasombo, Capturing Large Quantity of Weapons and Ammunition

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed a raid on an anti-terror unit post in neighboring Burkina Faso, killing four elements and capturing a large quantity of weapons and ammunition.

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Saturday, 02 February 2019
JNIM Claims Attack on Burkinabe Security Forces in Yagha (Burkina Faso)

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), claimed an attack in neighboring Burkina Faso on Burkinabe security forces in Yagha province.

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Sunday, 27 January 2019
JNIM Claims Attacks on Donzo Militiamen and Malian Soldiers in Ségou and Mopti (Mali), Burkina Troops in Djibo (Burkina Faso)

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), claimed credit for attacks on Donzo militiamen and Malian soldiers in Ségou and Mopti, and also a strike in neighboring Burkina Faso, targeting Burkinabe soldiers in Djibo.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Canadian Progress Minerals, Inc. Employee Kidnapped in Burkina Faso

An employee of Vancouver-based mining company, Progress Minerals, Inc., has reportedly been kidnapped in Yagha province, Burkina Faso.

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019
JNIM Claims 19 Attacks in November-December 2018 in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) issued two communiques claiming a total of 19 attacks in its home base of Mali and neighboring Burkina Faso and Niger, targeting local security forces and international troops affiliated with MINUSMA.

Monday, 31 December 2018
JNIM Claims "Complex Ambush" of Burkinabe Security Forces Near Mali Border

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), claimed what it described as a "complex ambush" of Burkinabe security forces near the Mali-Burkina Faso border.

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Friday, 28 December 2018
AQIM Leader Charges Total & Areva with “Looting and Bribing” in Africa

The leader of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) recently charged French energy companies Total and Areva with “looting and bribing” in Africa.

Monday, 17 December 2018
IS-Linked Group Highlights Attacks on Natural Resource Sites, Calls for Similar Lone Actor Operations

Following unclaimed attacks on natural resource extraction sites in West Africa, an Islamic State (IS)-linked group calls for similar lone actor operations.

Monday, 10 December 2018
IS-linked Group Suggests Lone Wolves in West Africa Attack Areas of Natural Resource Extraction

Remarking on media reports of unclaimed attacks by the Islamic State (IS) on oil wells and gold mines and their guards in West Africa, an IS-linked group suggested to lone wolves there to attack sites of natural resource extraction.

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Wednesday, 28 November 2018
JNIM Claims Attack on International Forces in Timbuktu

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Jama’at Nusrtat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), released a video statement claiming an attack on International Forces barracks in Timbuktu.

Monday, 29 October 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch JNIM Reportedly Claims Attacks in Burkina Faso, Including Blast Killing 7 Policemen

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), reportedly claimed credit for recent attacks in neighboring Burkina Faso, including the killing of seven policemen in a bombing.

Tuesday, 16 October 2018
AQ's Mali Branch JNIM Challenges France and Promotes Fighters in Video, Features Footage of Deputy Leader for 1st Time

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Jama'at Nusrtat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), released a video challenging France and its coalition partners in Mali and the Sahel while promoting its fighters, and featured footage for the first time of its deputy leader, Yahya Abu al-Hammam.

Monday, 01 October 2018
AQ Fighters Announce Presence in Burkina Faso in Video

Fighters belonging to al-Qaeda (AQ) announced their presence in Burkina Faso in a video.

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Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Deputy Leader of al-Qaeda’s Branch in Mali Urges Regional Muslims not to Become French Proxies and Enter Conflict with Fighters

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, released an audio speech from its deputy leader urging Muslims in the Sahel and Sahara not to become proxies for France and enter into conflict with the fighters.

Saturday, 17 March 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Releases Photo of Suicide Bomber Involved in Ouagadougou Raid

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), released a photo of the suicide bomber involved in the raid on the French embassy and Burkinabe national army headquarters in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.

Monday, 05 March 2018