Burkina-Faso
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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.

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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.

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Monday, 05 March 2018
AQ's Mali Branch Claims Twin Attacks on French Embassy, Burkinabe Army HQ in Burkina Faso's Capital

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), claimed credit for the twin attacks in Ouagadougou, the capital of neighboring Burkina Faso, targeting the French embassy and Burkinabe army headquarters.

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Sunday, 04 March 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali-based Branch Claims Bombing Malian Military Vehicle, Ambushing Police in Burkina Faso

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) Mali-based branch, claimed bombing a Malian military vehicle in Gao region and also ambushing a police patrol in neighboring Burkina Faso.

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Monday, 05 February 2018
Self-Professed IS Division in Sahara Reportedly Claims Tongo Tongo Ambush on U.S. Special Forces

A self-professed Islamic State (IS0 division in the Sahara reportedly claimed credit for the October 4, 2017, ambush on U.S. Special Forces and Nigerian soldiers in Tongo Tongo, in addition to other strikes on French, Malian, and Nigerien forces.

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Friday, 12 January 2018
AQ’s Mali Branch Claims Destroying Malian Military Vehicle in Mopti, Attacking Gendarmerie Post in Burkina Faso

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda’s (AQ), claimed its second attack on a Malian convoy in Mopti, destroying a military vehicle, and attacking Burkinabe gendarmerie near Burkina Faso’s border with Mali, killing two.

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Wednesday, 03 January 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims Two Attacks in Burkina Faso, Striking G5 Sahel Force in Mali

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed an attack on the G5 Sahel Force in the country in addition to other strikes on Malian and MINUSMA soldiers, and also took credit for two operations in Soum province of neighboring Burkina Faso.

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
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-based Branch Claims Two Attacks in Burkina Faso, Including First on G5 Sahel Force

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), claimed two attacks in neighboring Burkina Faso, one of which targeted the newly established G5 Sahel Force, and two in its homebase.

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Friday, 24 November 2017
Pro-AQ English Media Group Launches Newspaper Consolidating Recent Islamic News

The pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) English media group “Al-Hijrah” introduced its new English-language newspaper consolidating recent Islamic news from around the world.

Monday, 31 July 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Branch in Mali Claims Attacks on Burkinabe and Malian Forces in Border Area, Strike on French Convoy

The Mali-based al-Qaeda branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed two attacks in the border area between Burkina Faso and Mali, one striking Burkinabe soldiers and the other Malian, as well as bombing a French military convoy near Kidal.

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Thursday, 27 July 2017
Media Unit of al-Qaeda’s Mali Affiliate Releases Proof-of-Life Video of Six Foreign Hostages

A media unit of Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, released a proof-of-live video showing six hostages, three of them female missionaries, from Australia, Colombia, France, and Romania, South Africa, and Switzerland.

Saturday, 01 July 2017
Jihadists Respond to News of Burkina Faso-Based Ansaroul Islam Possibly Pledging to IS

After a media report that the Burkina Faso-based jihadi group Ansaroul Islam will possibly pledge to the Islamic State (IS), jihadists, both pro-IS and pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) responded to the news with one seeming to confirm it.

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Thursday, 13 April 2017
Ansaroul Islam Remarks on Boulikessi Attackers, Jihadist Calls for Action in Burkina Faso

Ansaroul Islam, a Burkinabe pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) group, remarked on the attackers behind the attack on a military base in the Malian town of Boulikessi, while a jihadist called for action in Burkina Faso.

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Monday, 13 March 2017