Mauritania
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AQIM Threatens Western Companies in North Africa and Sahel, Calls Muslims to Boycott

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) threatened Western companies and enterprises operating in North Africa and the Sahel, especially those owned by French, and called on Muslims to boycott them.

Tuesday, 08 May 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
IS-Pledged Mauritanian Fighter Criticizes U.S. State Department Designation

An Islamic State (IS)-pledged Mauritanian fighter criticized the United States for his terrorist designation by the State Department, and incited jihadists to act.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018
NIM’s Increased Threat to Multinational Energy Companies in Mali

As the al-Qaeda (AQ) affiliated Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimeen (NIM) becomes increasingly active in Mali, foreign energy companies operating in the region remain at high risk.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Releases Video on Spies for Mauritania, Threatens France and Allies with "Heavy Price" for Espionage

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), released a video on men confessing to spying for the Mauritanian intelligence, and threatening France and its allies with a "heavy price" to be paid for espionage.

Monday, 09 October 2017
Pro-IS Jihadist Incites “Islamic State Supporters Everywhere” to Attack Soldiers, Embassies, Cafés, and Clubs

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram account forwarded a message calling on “Islamic State supporters everywhere” to attack non-believers in embassies, clubs, and cafés, and ministries, asking, “Where are the lone wolves??”

Tuesday, 25 July 2017
AQIM Claims Assassinating Malian Army Officer Outside Home in Timbuktu

The Sahara division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed credit for the assassination of Hammatta Ag Oumalha, a Malian army officer, outside his home in Timbuktu, and threatened similar "traitors".

Wednesday, 03 August 2016
AQIM Media Division Promotes Old Belmoktar Message, Calls Azawadi Muslims to Support Jihad

Al-Ribat Media Foundation, the media arm of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb's (AQIM) al-Murabitoon division, called on Malian Muslims in the country's desert region to support jihad, and promoted a December 2012 message from Moktar Belmokar.

Thursday, 19 May 2016
Mauritian IS Fighter in Ninawa Calls Countrymen to Immigrate, Join IS

An Islamic State (IS) fighter from the African island nation of Mauritius appeared with his three daughters in a video from the group’s Ninawa Province, calling on his fellow countrymen in English and French to immigrate to and join the IS.

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Tuesday, 08 December 2015
Shariah Official in AQIM’s Sahara Branch Incites Muslims in North and West Africa for Jihad

The Sahara branch of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released an audio speech from Abu Abdul Rahman Ali al-Sanhaji, the group’s deputy Shariah judge, inciting Muslims in North and West Africa for jihad.

Tuesday, 08 December 2015
AQIM Shows Work of Preaching Convoys in the Sahara in Video

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a video showing the work of its preaching convoys in the Sahara, visiting a village and promoting unity and jihad.

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Thursday, 06 February 2014
AQIM's Sahara Division Calls for Lone-Wolf Attacks in France, Jihad in Mali

Fighters in the Sahara division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) challenged France and its allies in Mali and called upon Muslims join them in the battlefield, and also incited for lone-wolf attacks in France in a video.

Tuesday, 05 November 2013
AQIM Distributes Tor Guide as First Episode in Series on E-Jihad

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) distributed via its "Muslim Africa" Twitter account a guide to download and install Tor (The Onion Router) as the first episode in a series on "electronic jihad".

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Thursday, 19 September 2013
AQIM Shariah Official Calls for Support to Mauritanian Prisoners

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a video speech from a Mauritanian member of its Shariah Committee, Abu Yahya al-Shanqiti, pledging support to Mauritanian prisoners and urging people to share in what they deem as their responsibility.

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Monday, 01 July 2013
Jihadist Forum Offers Open Interview with AQIM Shariah Official, Gives Bio

The Ansar al-Mujahideen Network announced an open interview opportunity with Abu Yahya al-Shanqiti, a Mauritanian member of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb's (AQIM) Shariah Committee, and presented a brief autobiography from the official.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013
AQIM Urges Action Over US Marine Reportedly Killing Muslim in Mauritania

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a message from a member of its Shariah Committee, Abu Yahya al-Shanqiti, urging Mauritanian Muslims to take action over a US Marine reportedly hitting and killing a preacher with his car in the capital, Nouakchott.

Friday, 07 June 2013
AQIM Gives Biography of Poet, Fighter Slain in Tunisia

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) published a biography of Muhammadu ibn Muqam al-Hasani al-Shanqiti (AKA Abu Khaythama), a Mauritanian fighter and poet in its ranks who was killed during a "jihadi mission" in Tunisia.

Tuesday, 04 June 2013
AQIM Shariah Official Asks Mauritanian Scholars to Support Jihad, Mali

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released an audio speech from Abu Yahya al-Shanqiti, a member of its Shariah Committee, asking Mauritanian scholars to support jihad and offer prayers for Muslims in Mali.

Monday, 03 June 2013
Ansar al-Shariah in Mauritania Leader Denies al-Qaeda Affiliation

Abu Ayyub al-Mahdi (AKA Ahmed Salim bin al-Hassan), the imprisoned leader of Ansar al-Shariah in Mauritania, reiterated that he is not affiliated with al-Qaeda in an audio message attributed to him.

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Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Ansaruddin Spokesman Reportedly Wants to Surrender to Algeria

Sanda Ould Bouamama, the spokesman for the Mali-based Ansaruddin Movement, reportedly left the group and desires to surrender to Algerian authorities and demand deportation to Mauritania to stand trial.

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Wednesday, 17 April 2013