Polisario Member Leads Terrorist Group Responsible for Killing US, Nigerian Soldiers in Sahel

May 12, 2018

“The group that claimed responsibility for the killing of four US and four Nigerian soldiers in Western Niger last October is led by Polisario member ... Read More

Algeria’s Continuous Struggle with ‘Residual’ Terrorism- Global Risk Insight

August 14, 2017

Algeria continues to struggle with its residual terrorism as numerous militant groups have emerged since the 1990s and evolved according to geopolitical trends with the ... Read More

Four Terrorist Groups Merge under Banner of Al Qaeda in Sahel

March 3, 2017

Four terrorist groups operating in the Sahel announced their merger into one group pledging allegiance to Al Qaeda and its Jordanian leader Azarkawi. The four ... Read More

Algerian diplomats kidnapped in Mali freed

September 1, 2014

After spending more than two years in captivity, the Algerian diplomats kidnapped and taken hostage by the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa ... Read More

Sahel Security Summit in Niger

February 21, 2014

Niamey, the capital and largest city of the West African country Niger, hosted the Sahel Security Summit which was attended by foreign ministers from the ... Read More

Red Cross Workers in Mali Abducted by Al Qaeda-Linked Islamists

February 14, 2014

A Red Cross team working in northern Mali has been kidnapped by an al Qaeda-linked Islamist group known as the Movement for Oneness and Jihad ... Read More

Forgotten Aspects in the War Against AQIM

January 1, 2014

The killing of three French journalists in northern Malian region of Kidal in early November 2013 is indicative of the ability of Al-Qaeda in the ... Read More

Algerian Terrorist Yahya Abu Hamam in US Blacklist

February 25, 2013

Algeria-born jihadist Yahya Abu Hamam, emir of al Qaeda in North Africa, has been added by the US to the list of global terrorists for ... Read More