Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa
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Al-Murabitoon Denies Killing of Official in French Airstrike

A spokesman for the Mali-based jihadi group al-Murabitoon reportedly denied the killing of Omar Ould Hamaha, a field commander, in a French airstrike.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Al-Murabitoon Claims Rocket Attacks on French Forces in Gao, Timbuktu

Al-Murabitoon, a Mali-based jihadi group founded by al-Mulathameen and Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa, reportedly claimed rocket strikes on French forces in Gao and Timbuktu, and charged that France is silent about its losses.

Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Jihadist Gives Picture of “Mercenaries” Killed by Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa

A jihadist gave a picture of four “mercenaries” among more than 50 who were killed in Mali by Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa.

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Wednesday, 05 March 2014
Mali-Focused al-Sahel Media Center Announces Establishment

A Mali-focused jihadi media group calling itself "al-Sahel Media Center" announced its establishment and stated that it is the replacement for al-Murabiteen Media Foundation of Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa.

Monday, 03 February 2014
Al-Murabitoon Reportedly Threatens France, Details Attacks in 2013

Al-Murabitoon, the group borne from the merger of the al-Mulathameen Brigade and Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa, reportedly threatened France for its involvement in the war in Mali, and gave a detailed list of its attacks in 2013.

Monday, 06 January 2014
Video Released on BP Oil Facility Raid in Algeria, Suicide Attacks in Niger

The al-Mulathimeen Brigade, the group of Moktar Belmoktar (AKA Khalid Abu al-Abbas), released the video on the BP oil facility raid in In Aménas, Algeria, in January 2013, and the twin raids in Niger in May 2013, among other attacks.

Monday, 09 September 2013
ANI Reports on Video from Belmoktar's Group on Attacks in Algeria, Niger

The Mauritanian news organization Nouakchott News Agency (ANI) reported on an "exclusive" video it received from Moktar Belmoktar's group focusing on the BP oil facility raid in In Aménas, Algeria, in January 2013, and the twin raids in Niger in May 2013.

Tuesday, 03 September 2013
Belmoktar Unites al-Mulathameen with Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa

Moktar Belmoktar reportedly united his group, the al-Mulathameen Brigade, with another faction that split from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa, and named the new organization "al-Murabitoon".

Thursday, 22 August 2013
Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa Threatens Malian Elections, African States

Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa threatened the Malian presidential elections, asking Muslims to stay away from polling stations and government centers, and announced that military sites and "important and sensitive points" in African states are also targets.

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Monday, 29 July 2013
Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa Bomber Incites for Attacks in France, US

A suicide bomber belonging to Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa incited Muslims in France and the United States to carry out lone-wolf attacks against enemy targets, explaining in a posthumous video clip that voting in elections makes civilians responsible for their leaders' actions.

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Tuesday, 23 July 2013
Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa Video Shows Azawadi, Egyptian Bombers

Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa released a video showing Azawadi and Egyptian suicide bombers calling upon Muslims in North Africa and elsewhere to join their brethren in jihad in Mali.

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Monday, 22 July 2013
Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa Reports Suicide Attacks in Mali, Niger

Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa reported on its recent military operations in Mali and Niger, including a suicide bombing and raid against the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA), and joint attacks with Moktar Belmoktar's al-Mulathameen Brigade in the Nigerien cities of Arlit and Agadez.

Thursday, 30 May 2013
Al-Mulathameen Brigade, Tawhid and Jihad Officials Say Belmoktar is Alive

A spokesman for the al-Mulathameen Brigade, "Muqarran," and the head of the Shariah Committee of Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa, Hamada Ould Muhammad al-Khayri, both reportedly denied claims about the death of Moktar Belmoktar.

Tuesday, 02 April 2013
Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa Reports on Operations in Northern Mali

Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa released a report on its operations in northern Mali since the beginning of the French-led military intervention in January 2013, including suicide bombings and large-scale raids.

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Tuesday, 02 April 2013
Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa Expands its Online Presence

Al-Murabiteen Foundation, the media arm of Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa, announced its opening a jihadi forum and media server, expanding its online presence and giving supporters another avenue to communicate.

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Friday, 11 January 2013
Jihadist Gives Updates from Northern Mali Regarding Clashes

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A jihadist claiming to be a member of Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa gave updates from northern Mali regarding clashes between fighters and Malian soldiers.

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Friday, 11 January 2013
Former Moroccan Soldier in Mali Threatens Moroccan Government

An alleged former soldier in the Royal Moroccan Air Force who joined Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa and now resides in northern Mali, threatened the Moroccan government and soldiers against participating in military intervention.

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Thursday, 10 January 2013
Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa Names New Battalions, Threatens Attacks

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Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa announced its forming a new brigade and four battalions, two of which it named after al-Qaeda leaders, and threatened attacks against African states preparing to invade northern Mali.

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Monday, 07 January 2013
Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa Releases Video of Punishments in Gao

Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa released a video showing its execution of "just punishments" on a thief and a fornicator in the city of Gao in Mali, and inciting Muslims to come to northern Mali for jihad.

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Thursday, 03 January 2013
Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa Expounds on its Creed and Methodology

Tawhid and Jihad Group in West Africa expounded on its creed and methodology in a statement released by its Shariah Committee, stressing its belief in the mandatory nature of jihad.

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Wednesday, 02 January 2013