Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)
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AQIM-JNIM Release Joint Statement on New Zealand Shootings, Call to Target "Crusader Far Right"

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM) released a joint statement on the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand, calling on Muslims to target the "Crusader far right" and anyone who praised the attack.

Monday, 18 March 2019
AQIM Official Champions Algerian Protests Against Bouteflika, Describes President as "Mummy"

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released an audio speech from group official Abu Obeida Yusuf al-’Annabi, championing the Algerian protests against current president Abdelziz Boutflika announcing he would stand for re-election, calling him a "mummy" and urging the people press forward to demand Shariah-based governance.

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Sunday, 10 March 2019
AQIM Highlights Proposed School Prayer Ban in Algeria, Shuttering of Qur'an School in Tunisia in Appeal to Religious Muslims

In an appeal to religious Muslims in Algeria and Tunisia, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) highlighted the recent school prayer ban proposal in the former and the Qur'an school shuttering in the latter, and urged them to raise their voice against the governing "criminals".

Tuesday, 12 February 2019
AQIM Remembers Slain Media Official on One-Year Anniversary of Death, Reveals Face

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) remembered its slain media official on the one-year anniversary of his death, and for the first time, revealed his face.

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Wednesday, 30 January 2019
AQIM Official Argues Algeria Facing “Identity Crisis,” Incites for Revolution

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released an audio speech from a group official, Abu Obeida Yusuf al-’Annabi, discussing Algeria from the perspective of it having an ongoing "identity crisis" since the War of Independence with France and through and beyond the Civil War in the 1990s, and inciting the people to revolt and demand Shariah-based governance.

Thursday, 24 January 2019
AQIM's Uqba bin Nafi Battalion Denies Killing of Fighter in Kef, Criticizes Tunisian PM for "Economic Deterioration" of Country

The Uqba bin Nafi Battalion, the Tunisia-based branch of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), denied the claim by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed that one of its fighters was killed on Mount Ouergha in Kef governorate, and criticized Chahed and his government for the "economic deterioration" of the country.

Thursday, 27 December 2018
AQIM Leader Addresses Yellow Vest Protests in France in Audio, Denies Killing of JNIM's Macina Official

Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, the leader of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), addressed the Yellow Vest protests in France, attributing the cause of the fuel taxes and other issues to French military spending abroad, and denying the killing of the Macina official in Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM).

Tuesday, 11 December 2018
AQIM Denies Killing of its Members in U.S. Airstrike in Libya

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) denied the claim by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) that 11 of its members were killed in an airstrike in southwest Libya, alleging that they were Tuareg people without an "organizational link" to the group and, in turn, urging Tuaregs to seek revenge.

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Wednesday, 05 December 2018
AQIM Decries Veil Ban in Algeria as a Part of Effort to “Fight Islam”

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a statement condemning recent niqab bans in Algeria.

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Tuesday, 30 October 2018
AQIM's Tunisian Branch Claims Dual Bombing on Soldiers on Mount Chaambi

The Uqba bin Nafi Battalion, the Tunisian branch of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), claimed a dual bombing on Tunisian soldiers on Mount Chaambi, destroying a Kirpi MRAP vehicle and killing and wounding an unidentified number.

Friday, 05 October 2018
AQIM Promotes Zawahiri's Call to Support North African Fighters in Multiple Western Languages

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) promoted a call made by AQ leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in his latest speech to support North African fighter, providing a translation of that excerpt in English, French, German, and Spanish.

Monday, 24 September 2018
AQIM Official Delivers Eid al-Adha Lecture on Total Devotion to God, Submission to Shariah

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released an audio speech from Abu Obeida Yusuf al-’Annabi, the head of its “Council of Dignitaries,” lecturing to Muslims for the occasion of Eid al-Adha on total devotion to Allah and all that entails, and submission to Shariah.

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Friday, 31 August 2018
AQIM's Tunisian Branch Publishes Photos of National Guard Forces Killed in Ghardimaou

The Uqba bin Nafi Battalion, the Tunisian branch of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), released photos of the National Guard forces killed in the July 8, 2018, attack on their patrol in Ghardimaou.

Tuesday, 24 July 2018
AQIM Publishing Unit Threatens Tunisian Individual Freedoms and Equality Committee and Western Tourists, Promotes Uqba bin Nafi Battalion

 A publishing unit of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) published an essay promoting the Uqba bin Nafi Battalion and the July 8, 2018, attack in the Ayn Sultan area in Tunisia's Jendouba province, and threatened the Individual Freedoms and Equality Committee.

Thursday, 12 July 2018
AQIM's Uqba bin Nafi Battalion Claims Credit for Attack on Tunisian National Guard Near Tunisia-Algeria Border

The Tunisia-based division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), the Uqba bin Nafi Battalion, claimed credit for the attack on Tunisian National Guard forces near the country's border with Algeria.

Sunday, 08 July 2018
AQIM Publishes Analytical Text on "Landmarks" of Jihad, Failure of IS' "Caliphate"

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released an analytical text on the "most important landmarks" of jihad and what its author sees as the failure of the Islamic State's (IS) self-declared Caliphate and its irreparable damage to jihadi trajectory.

Friday, 06 July 2018
AQIM’s Uqba bin Nafi Battalion Denies Responsibility for Death of Tunisian Shepherd, Claims He was a Spy

The Uqba bin Nafi Battalion, the Tunisian branch of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), denied that it is responsible for the death Lamjed Griri, who it identified as not only a shepherd but a spy who it “reprimanded with force” upon his capture.

Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Shabaab Video Presents Past Lecture by Slain AQIM Official on Priority of Knowledge

As the fourth episode in its video series featuring lectures from past al-Qaeda (AQ) leaders, the Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement presented a speech by now-deceased al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) official Abu al-Hassan Rashid al-Bulaydi on prioritizing religious knowledge.

Thursday, 07 June 2018
AQIM Incites Muslims to Make Jerusalem the “Capital of Jihad”

In response to the U.S. moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) called on Muslims everywhere – especially in Palestine – to in turn make Jerusalem the “capital of jihad.”

Thursday, 17 May 2018
AQIM Threatens IMF & Western Companies in Tunisia

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) threatened Western and multinational companies operating in Tunisia and accused the International Monetary Fund (IMF) of foreign intervention.

Thursday, 10 May 2018
AQIM’s Uqba bin Nafi Battalion Urges Tunisian Muslims Turn to Jihad Rather than Ballot Box

The Uqba bin Nafi Battalion, the Tunisia-based branch of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), recommended Tunisian Muslims turn to jihad to achieve desired goals rather than the ballot box.

Wednesday, 09 May 2018