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JNIM Reportedly Claims Armed Ambush on Malian Soldiers, Killing 3

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), reportedly claimed credit for an ambush on Malian soldiers, killing three.

Thursday, 15 November 2018
JNIM Releases Audio-Visual Statement on Suicide Bombing at UNMAS Compound in Gao

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), released an audio-visual statement on the suicide bombing at the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) compound in Gao.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018
JNIM Claims Suicide Bombing on HQ of Foreign Forces in Gao

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), claimed a suicide bombing on a headquarters of foreign forces, including Britons, Canadians, and Germans, in Gao.

Monday, 12 November 2018
JNIM Announces Deteriorating Health of French Hostage, Charges France with Obstructing Case Resolution

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), announced that the health of French hostage Sophie Petronin is "rapidly deteriorating" and charged France with obstructing the resolution of her case.

Sunday, 11 November 2018
JNIM Official for Mali's Macina Region Incites Fula in West Africa to Take Up arms

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), al-Qaeda's Mali branch, released a video from its official for the country's Macina region inciting the Fula people there and in the entirety of the Sahel and West Africa to take up arms.

Thursday, 08 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
JNIM Deputy Leader Warns MOC Members to Repent or Be Killed

Yahya Abu al-Hammam, the deputy leader of al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), warned members of the Mécanisme Opérationnel de Coordination (MOC) to repent and leave their service or be pursued by fighters and killed.

Wednesday, 24 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.

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's Mali Branch JNIM Previews Forthcoming Video "And the Battle Continues"

Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), previewed a forthcoming video titled "And the Battle Continues".

Friday, 28 September 2018
Statement Attributed to NIM Deputy Leader Warns Tribesmen from Cooperating with Enemy Forces

A statement attributed to Yahya Abu al-Hammam, the deputy leader of al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), warned tribesmen from cooperating with enemy forces, announcing that one individual was already executed in Timbuktu.

Friday, 21 September 2018
AQ's Mali Branch Reportedly Claims Ambushing Malian Army, Burning MINUSMA Fuel Tanker

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), reportedly claimed credit for an ambush on Malian soldiers and burning a MINUSMA fuel tanker.

Friday, 17 August 2018
"Source" in AQ's Mali Branch Denies Reports of Death of Gao Official

A "source" in Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, reportedly denied news that the group's official for Gao was killed.

Thursday, 16 August 2018
AQ's Mali Branch Reportedly Claims Blast on Malian Army Vehicle, Source "Close" to Group Denies Reports of Leader Deaths

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), reportedly claimed credit for a landmine explosion on a Malian army vehicle, while a source "close" to the group denied the killing of two leaders in Libya.

Friday, 03 August 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims Attack on French Forces Before Malian Elections

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, claimed credit for attacking French and MINUSMA forces in Aguelhok before the Malian elections.

Monday, 30 July 2018
NIM Leader Ag Ghaly Urges Malian Muslims Join it and Fight G5 Sahel and French Forces

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM) leader Iyad Ag Ghaley (AKA Abu al-Fadhil) addressed a speech to Malian Muslims, urging them to join the group and fight forces from G5 Sahel countries and France.

Friday, 27 July 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Warns Tribal Leaders from Allowing Tribesman to Join French Ally

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), warned tribal leaders from allowing their tribesman to join a French ally against fighters.

Friday, 27 July 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Vilifies France and Urges Muslims Join in Expelling it from Country

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), issued a statement regarding its April 2018 suicide attack at Timbuktu Airport and what allegedly followed of French criminality, vilifying France and urging Muslims to join in expelling its forces from the country.

Friday, 27 July 2018
NIM Issues Formal Communique for Suicide Bombing on French Forces in Gao

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), issued a formal communique claiming credit for the suicide bombing on French forces in Gao, and provided a photo of the bomber.

Monday, 02 July 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Reportedly Claims Suicide Bombing on French Forces in Gao and Calls it Message to Macron

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, reportedly claimed credit for the attack on French forces in Gao, identifying it as a suicide bombing and declaring it to be a message to French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of the African Union summit in Mauritania.

Monday, 02 July 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Issues Formal Communique for G5 Sahel Force HQ Attack in Sevare

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), issued a formal communique claiming credit for the suicide attack at the G5 Sahel force headquarters in Sevare.

Saturday, 30 June 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Reportedly Claims Suicide Bombing, Raid at G5 Sahel Camp in Sevare; Attacks on Malian Army and MINUSMA

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), reportedly claimed credit a suicide bombing and raid on a camp of G5 Sahel forces in Sevare, a town in Mopti region, and attacks on Malian soldiers and MINUSMA elsewhere in the country.

Friday, 29 June 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Reportedly Claims 5 Attacks on G5, Malian, and MINUSMA Forces in Mopti and Timbuktu

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), reportedly claimed credit for five attacks on Malian soldiers and forces within MINUSMA and Operation Barkhane in Mopti and Timbuktu.

Monday, 18 June 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Releases New Proof-of-Life Video of Sophie Petronin and Gloria Cecilia Narváez

Al-Qaeda's (AQ) Mali-based branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), released a proof-of-life video of two hostages, Sophie Petronin from France and Gloria Cecilia Narváez from Colombia.

Thursday, 14 June 2018
NIM Claims Artillery and Rocket Strike on Timbuktu Airbase

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed an artillery and rocket strike on French and MINUSMA positions inside Timbuktu Airbase.

Friday, 27 April 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch NIM Claims Suicide Raid on French, MINUSMA Positions in Timbuktu

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed credit for the April 14, 2018, suicide raid on French and MINUSMA positions in Timbuktu.

Friday, 20 April 2018
Pro-AQ French Media Unit Calls for Lone-Wolf Attacks in Paris and Timbuktu

The pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) French media unit al-Kifah called on lone-wolves in France and Mali to carry out attacks on soldiers.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018
AQ Supporter Gives Video Infographic on MINUSMA Losses in Mali Since 2013

Similar to a video he provided on French casualties in Mali, a prominent al-Qaeda (AQ) supporter published one focusing on MINUSMA losses within the same timeframe.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018
AQ's Mali Branch Claims Rocket Strike Wounding Cambodian, French Forces in Kidal

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ)-affiliate Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM) claimed a rocket strike on a camp in Kidal, wounding Cambodian and French forces.

Friday, 23 March 2018
AQ's Mali Branch Claims Attacks on Malian Army in Mopti, Introduces New Communique Design to Thwart Bogus Claims

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, claimed two bombings on Malian army vehicles in Mopti and introduced a new communique design to thwart bogus messages in its name.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Warns Tribesmen who Tracked Fighters After Soumpi Raid

Noting that some tribesmen tracked its fighters after they stormed a Malian army base in Soumpi, Timbuktu, the al-Qaeda (AQ)-affiliated Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM) warned them about delivering location information to the enemy.

Monday, 05 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.

Monday, 05 March 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Sends Video "S.O.S." For Elderly French Hostage in Medical Duress

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), released a video "S.O.S." for an elderly French hostage in medical duress.

Thursday, 01 March 2018
Judge for al-Qaeda’s Mali Branch Calls Muslims to Embrace Jihad Instead of Participating in Elections

The chief judge for Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), called on Malian Muslims to embrace jihad as a tool of change and a means to establish Shariah-based governance, instead of participating in elections.

Sunday, 18 February 2018
AQ's Mali Branch Shows Fighters in Formations in Photo Series

Within its photograph series "March Forth in the Cause of Allah," the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, showed fighters formation on foot and on motorcycles.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018
AQ's Mali Branch Claims Rocket Attack on MINUSMA Barracks in Tessalit

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), claimed a rocket strike on MINUSMA barracks in Tessalit.

Monday, 12 February 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.

Monday, 05 February 2018
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Branch Photographs Fighters in Battlefield

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) Mali branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), published photographs of its fighters in the battlefield.

Thursday, 01 February 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims Jan. 27 Raid on Malian Army Base in Soumpi, Attacks on French and MINUSMA Forces

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed credit for the January 27, 2018, raid on the Malian army base in the town of Soumpi in Timbuktu region, and provided photos of the captured war spoils, and also took responsibility for attacks on French and MINUSMA forces.

Tuesday, 30 January 2018
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Branch Releases Proof-of-Life Video of Colombian Captive Addressing Pope Francis for Help

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) Mali branch, released a proof-of-life video of Colombian missionary Gloria Cecilia Narváez Argoty, wherein she appeals to Pope Francis to intercede on her behalf.

Monday, 29 January 2018
Mali-based NIM Cautions Supporters on Authorized Media Channels and Platforms

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), cautioned its supporters about following any channel in its name that is not authorized to speak on its behalf.

Thursday, 04 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.

Wednesday, 03 January 2018
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Estimates 8 Malian Soldiers Killed and Wounded in Blast in Mopti

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claiming bombing a Malian military convoy in Mopti Region, and cited "some sources" to give an estimate of eight killed and wounded.

Friday, 29 December 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims Destroying Malian Army Vehicle in Mopti, Reports at Least 7 Casualties

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-branch al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, claimed killing and wounding at least seven Malian soldiers in a bombing on their vehicle in Mopti Region. The group stated in a communique issued on December 27, 2017, that one day prior, fighters detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) on a military vehicle in Boni, near Dountza, destroying it and inflicting casualties among at least seven soldiers onboard.

Wednesday, 27 December 2017
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. 

Tuesday, 26 December 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Urges Muslims Support Jihad, Especially in Syria, in Response to Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

The Mali-based al-Qaeda (AQ) branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), urged Muslims support fighters and participate in jihad themselves, especially in Syria, in response to U.S. President Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Monday, 11 December 2017
AQ's Mali Branch Claims Attack on MINUSMA, Malian Army in In Délimane

The Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed credit for the attack on a joint unit of MINUSMA and Malian forces in In Délimane, near Ménaka, and reported the killing of five soldiers and announced the "martyrdom" of two fighters.

Saturday, 25 November 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.

Friday, 24 November 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.

Friday, 24 November 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Branch Claims Ambushes, Bombings on Malian and MINUSMA Forces in Mopti, Ségou, and Timbuktu

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed four attacks on Malian soldiers and gendarmes and MINUSMA forces in the country’s Mopti, Ségou, and Timbuktu regions, and published photos of destroyed vehicles.

Wednesday, 08 November 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims Attack on Convoy of Malian High Court's President

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed credit for the attack on the convoy of the president of the High Court of Justice, killing five Malian soldiers.

Wednesday, 01 November 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Challenges French Denial of Killing Malian POWs in Raid

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), challenged the French denial of killing 11 Malian soldiers who were being held by the group in a raid in Abeïbara.

Saturday, 28 October 2017
Mali-based al-Qaeda Branch Claims Bombing Malian, MINUSMA Vehicles in Kidal and Mopti

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed bombing a MINUSMA vehicle in the country's Kidal region, and repulsing Malian soldiers and blowing up their vehicle in Mopti.

Friday, 27 October 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims French Airstrike Killed 11 Malian POWs in Addition to Fighters

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), claimed that a French airstrike in Abeïbara killed 11 Malian soldiers who were being held by the group, in addition to a number of fighters.

Friday, 27 October 2017
Al-Qaeda's Branch in Mali Gives Infographic on 6 Months of Operations, Claims Ambush in Koulikoro

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), published an infographic on its operations from May through mid-October 2017, and claimed credit for ambushing Malian gendarmes in Koulikoro.

Thursday, 19 October 2017
Al-Qaeda's Mali Branch Claims Rocket Attack on Malian Army in Mopti, Killing at Least 4

Al-Qaeda's (AQ) branch in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed killing at least four Malian soldiers in a rocket strike on their gathering in Mopti.

Wednesday, 18 October 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
Al-Qaeda Leader Zawahiri Rallies Fighters in AQ Branches, Urges North African Branch “Teach the French a Lesson”

Al-Qaeda (AQ) leader Ayman al-Zawahiri rallied fighters in the group’s branches in the Indian Subcontinent, North Africa, Somalia, and Yemen, and to those in the Mali area, called to “teach the French a lesson”.

Saturday, 16 September 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Branch Releases Video on June 2017 Raid in Bintagougou

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), released a video on its June 17, 2017, raid on a Malian military barracks in Bintagougou, west of Timbuktu.

The group’s al-Zallaqa Media Foundation issued the 7 minute, 53 second video on its Telegram channel on August 28. In its communique for the attack, NIM claimed killing and wounding nearly 20 Malian soldiers, and taking a military vehicle and a quantity of weapons and ammunition as war spoils. It added that one fighter, “Nasser al-Fulani,” was “martyred” during the operation. Footage shows commanders speaking before the operation, and fighters executing the attack and then moving about inside the captured barracks.

Monday, 28 August 2017
Pro-AQ Group Specialized in French Translations Established

A pro- al-Qaeda (AQ) media group specialized in French translations of media from AQ and its branches in Mali, North Africa, Somalia, and Yemen announced its establishment.

Monday, 21 August 2017
NIM Claims Wounding “At Least Four French Soldiers” in Attack on Armored Vehicle in Mali

The Mali-based al-Qaeda branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed wounding “at least four French soldiers” in an explosive attack in the Kidal region of Mali.

Wednesday, 02 August 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.

Thursday, 27 July 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Branch in Mali Claims Killing and Wounding French and MINUSMA Forces, Malian Security in Three Attacks

The Mali-based al-Qaeda branch, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed killing and wounding French and MINUSMA forces and Malian gendarmes in three attacks.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Branch Claims Attack on Nigerien Soldiers in Midal

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed credit for the July 5, 2017, attack on Nigerien army barracks in Midal, in Niger, and published photos of the war spoils it captured.

Sunday, 09 July 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Affiliate Claims Bombing French Forces Between Ansongo and Ménaka

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) affiliate in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed bombing a group of French “Elite Forces” during their combing mission between Ansongo and Ménaka.

Saturday, 01 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
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Affiliate Claims Raid on Malian Barracks in Bintagougou, Attacks in Ménaka

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) affiliate in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed a raid on Malian military barracks in Bintagougou, killing and wounding 20 and seizing war spoils, including anti-aircraft weapons, in addition to an attack on MINUSMA forces in Ménaka.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Affiliate Claims Credit for Kangaba Tourist Resort Attack

Al-Qaeda’s (AQ) affiliate in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed credit for the attack at the Kangaba tourist resort near the capital, Bamako, and declared that it bears a message to the “Crusaders” that they will never be safe in the country.

Monday, 19 June 2017
Mauritanian News Agency Reports AQ Branch’s Responsibility for Kangaba Tourist Resort Attack

The Mauritanian Nouakchott News Agency, which has carried exclusives from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and its subsidiary, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), in the past, reported that a brigade belonging to the latter is responsible for the attack at the Kangaba tourist resort near the Malian capital, Bamako.

Monday, 19 June 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Affiliate Claims Killing Guinean Forces Participating in MINUSMA in Kidal Attack

The al-Qaeda (AQ) affiliate in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed killing and wounding an unidentified number of Guinean forces participating in the MINUSMA mission in Kidal.

Friday, 09 June 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Affiliate Claims Mortar Strike on MINUSMA Camp in Kidal

The al-Qaeda (AQ) affiliate in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed a mortar strike on a MINUSMA camp in Kidal, wounding troops and allegedly inflicting “significant” material losses.

Friday, 09 June 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Branch in Mali Releases Video of Storming Malian Army Barracks in Boulikessi, Taking Prisoners

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, released a video of storming Malian army barracks in Boulikessi and taking some soldiers prisoner.

Tuesday, 06 June 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Affiliate Releases Video of Storming Malian Army Checkpoint in Ansongo

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, released a video of storming a Malian army checkpoint in Ansongo in Gao region.

Monday, 05 June 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Affiliate Claims Shelling French Forces at Timbuktu Airport

The al-Qaeda (AQ) affiliate in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed wounding a number of French troops in a mortar shelling on Timbuktu Airport.

Thursday, 01 June 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Affiliate Claims Killing 9 Malian Soldiers in Ambush

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), al-Qaeda’s (AQ) branch in Mali, claimed killing nine Malian soldiers in an ambush between Nampala and Diabaly.

Thursday, 01 June 2017
AQIM Official Remarks on French President’s Speech in Mali, Reiterates Call to Lone Wolves to Mobilize in France

An official in al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) published an article in a digital newspaper linked to the group’s counterpart in Yemen, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), remarking on the speech given by French President Emmanuel Macron in Gao, Mali, and reiterating a call to lone wolves to mobilize in France.

Saturday, 27 May 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen Releases Video of Raid on Malian Army Barracks in Nampala

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based branch of al-Qaeda (AQ), released a video of a raid on Malian army barracks in Nampala, presenting not only attack footage, but scenes of training, and justifications for fighting France and its regional allies.

Saturday, 27 May 2017
Al-Qaeda’s Mali Affiliate Denies Kidnapping Red Cross Workers, Stoning Adulterers

The Mali-based affiliate of al-Qaeda, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), denied reports that it kidnapped four Red Cross workers and stoned to death a man and a woman on charges of adultery.

Friday, 26 May 2017
AQ’s Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen Releases Video of Mortar Strikes on Timbuktu Airbase

The Mali-based affiliate of al-Qaeda, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), released a video of its mortar strikes on Timbuktu military airbase.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017
AQ-Affiliate in Mali Claims Attack on Timbuktu Airport, Setting it on Fire

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), the Mali-based affiliate of al-Qaeda (AQ), claimed targeting the Timbuktu airport with mortar shells, setting it on fire.

Monday, 15 May 2017
AQ-Affiliate in Mali Claims Attack on French Convoy NW of Tessalit, Mali

The Mali-based affiliate of al-Qaeda, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed destroying and damaging military vehicles in an attack on French forces northwest of Tessalit.

Friday, 12 May 2017
AQ’s Mali Affiliate Claims Suicide Raid on Malian Forces North of Gao

The Mali-based affiliate of al-Qaeda, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed a suicide raid killing and wounding several Malian forces north of Gao, Mali.

Sunday, 07 May 2017
AQ’s Mali Affiliate Claims Attack on Timbuktu Airport, Ambush in Nampala Killing, Wounding 20

The Mali-based affiliate of al-Qaeda, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed two attacks targeting MINUSMA forces in Timbuktu and Malian forces in Nampala, killing and wounding several.

Thursday, 04 May 2017
AQ’s Mali Affiliate Claims Repelling Malian Army Raid in Macina

The Mali-based affiliate of al-Qaeda, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed to have repulsed a “desperate attempt” by the Malian army to storm its positions, ambushing soldiers in Macina and destroying a vehicle.

Thursday, 27 April 2017
AQ’s Mali Affiliate Claims Attacks on MINUSMA and Chadian Forces, Displays Captured Vehicles, Weapons from Gourma-Rharous Operation

The Mali-based al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM) claimed credit for attacks on Chadian and MINUSMA forces in Taghlit and Aguelhok, respectively, and published photos of vehicles, weapons, and gear captured after the April 18, 2017, operation in Gourma-Rharous (Tagharost).

Wednesday, 26 April 2017
AQ-Affiliate in Mali Claims Bombing MINUSMA Vehicle in Macina

The Mali-based affiliate of al-Qaeda, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed detonating a landmine on a MINUSMA vehicle in the Macina area.

Friday, 21 April 2017
AQ’s Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen Claims Attack on Malian “Red Beret” Barracks in Central Mali

The Mali-based affiliate of al-Qaeda, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM), claimed attacking and then seizing control over barracks of Malian army “Red Berets” south of Timbuktu.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017
AQ-Affiliate in Mali Claims Two Attacks on MINUSMA Military Convoy in Kidal

Shortly after claiming three attacks on Chadian and Malian forces, and Malian army-backed Donzo fighters, the al-Qaeda (AQ)-affiliated Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM) took credit for two strikes on MINUSMA forces in Kidal region.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017
AQ-Affiliate in Mali Claims Three Attacks in Kidal and Ségou Regions

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-affiliated Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (NIM) claimed three attacks in Mali's Kidal and Ségou regions, targeting Chadian and Malian forces, and Malian army-backed Donzo fighters.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017
AQ’s Nusrat al-Islam was Muslimeen Claims Bombing, Ambush on French Forces Near Malian-Burkinabe Border

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-affiliated Nusrat al-Islam was Muslimeen claimed bombing and ambushing French forces near the Malian-Burkinabe border.

Friday, 07 April 2017
AQAP-Affiliated Newspaper Interviews Leader of Newly-Formed AQIM Branch in Mali

Al-Masra, a digital newspaper linked to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), interview the leader of the newly-formed brach of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in Mali regarding its establishment, its connection to AQ, and its plans for attacks on regional states.

Thursday, 06 April 2017
AQ’s Nusrat al-Islam was Muslimeen Claims Rocket Attack on French Military Base in Tessalit

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-affiliated Nusrat al-Islam was Muslimeen claimed a rocket attack on a French military base in Tessalit.

Wednesday, 05 April 2017
AQ's Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen Claims Killing 3 Malian Gendarmes in Boulikessi

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-affiliated Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen claimed killing three Malian gendarmes in an attack on their post in Boulikessi.

Saturday, 01 April 2017
AQ’s Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen Claims Three Attacks on Malian Forces, Militiamen in Macina and Mopti

The al-Qaeda (AQ)-affiliated Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen claimed three attacks on Malian security forces and militiamen in the areas of Macina and Mopti.

Sunday, 26 March 2017
Al-Qaeda Central Gives Approval of Unification of Jihadi Factions in Mali

Al-Qaeda Central (AQC) issued a statement giving its approval and praise of the unification of jihadi factions in Mali under the group Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen.

Sunday, 19 March 2017
AQIM Leader Congratulates Mali-Based Subsidiary Factions for Merger

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released an audio speech from its leader, Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, congratulating its Mali-based subsidiaries and others for merging into one group, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen.

Friday, 17 March 2017
Newly-Formed AQIM Branch in Mali Reportedly Claims Attack on Boulikessi Military Base

The Mali-based Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, the newly-formed branch of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) comprised of three groups, reportedly claimed an attack on a military base in Boulikessi as the first attack after its merger.

Thursday, 09 March 2017
Ansar Dine and AQIM’s Sahara and Murabitoon Branches Announce Merger

Three jihadi factions in Mali, Ansar Dine and the Sahara and Murabitoon branches of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), announced their merger and their pledge of allegiance to al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.

Thursday, 02 March 2017
AQIM Memorializes Slain Commander Abu al-Noor al-Andalusi in Video

The Sahara division of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a video memorializing Abu al-Noor al-Andalusi, a commander from the Spanish enclave of Melilla who was killed in a raid by French commandos in Mali in March 2016.

Friday, 17 February 2017
Ansar Dine Official Lauds Fighters in Motivational Speech, Urges Civilians to Avoid Military Targets

The Mali-based Ansar Dine released an audio speech from group official lauding its fighters and urging civilians to avoid military targets.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Pro-IS Channels Warn of Migrant Fighters Being Killed in Idlib, Claim Fleeing to IS “Best Option”

Aug 07, 2017
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Pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channels warned of dangers posted to migrant fighters…

Pro-IS Telegram Channel Calls Western Muslims to Kashmir, Characterizing Westerners as Having Intense “Love for Jihad”

Jul 31, 2017
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A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel called for Westerners to migrate to Kashmir,…

American Suicide Bomber Active On Social Networking Site

Jun 01, 2014
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Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, named as the American suicide bomber "Abu Hurayra al-Amriki"…

British Jihadis in Syria Use Kik Messenger For Recruitment, Transport of Foreign Fighters

Jan 09, 2014
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Purported English-speaking jihadi recruiters and foreign fighters in Syria have adopted…

Bomber in Embassy Attack in Beirut Discussed Martyrdom, Promoted al-Qaeda Propaganda on Facebook

Nov 22, 2013
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Mouin Adnan Abu Dahir, one of the two suspects in the November 19, 2013, double suicide…

Syrian Faction Uses Facebook, Skype to Recruit Fighters

Nov 15, 2013
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The Jund al-Haq (Soldiers of Truth) Brigades, a Syrian militant faction, advertised for…

Facebook Page Reports on Death of Alleged Bulgarian Jihadist In Pakistan

Oct 02, 2013
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A Facebook page dedicated to jihadist fighting uploaded a September 29, 2013 image of a…

Social Network Jihad: Madad News Agency on Facebook

Apr 20, 2012
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Madad News Agency, a jihadist media group that reports from Yemen and acts as an…