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3rd international gathering of followers of Tariqa Tijania opens in Fez

Fez - The 3rd international gathering of the followers of Tariqa Tijania opened, on Wednesday in Fez, to discuss the future of this Sufi...

‘Uncatchable’ Algerian jihadi mastermind Belmokhtar

 ALGIERS, May 24, 2013 (AFP) Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the one-eyed Islamist reportedly behind Thursday's suicide bombings in Niger, is an Al-Qaeda veteran who was the mastermind...
Jihadist leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar

Algeria hands death penalty in absentia to Qaeda chief

ALGIERS, April 23, 2013 (AFP) Jihadist leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who Chad said was killed in Mali last month, and four members of his group were...

Polisario denies Qaeda infiltration of camps from Mali

ALGIERS, April 17, 2013 (AFP) The Polisario Front on Wednesday strongly denied that Islamist militants fleeing the conflict in Mali had infiltrated Sahrawi refugee camps...

EU pledges 50 million euros to African Mali force

April 09, 2013 (AFP) The European Union on Tuesday pledged 50 million euros ($65 million) in support for the African force tasked with helping fight...

‘Uncatchable’ Algerian jihadi mastermind Belmokhtar

  N'DJAMENA, Chad, March 03, 2013 (AFP)  Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the one-eyed Islamist who masterminded a brazen attack on an Algerian gas field, was branded "the...

Trouble Ahead for the UN in Mali?

By Benjamin Villanti Morocco World News New York, February 25, 2013 A strong international consensus has taken shape, a month removed from France’s military intervention, to turn...
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Rebels forced from Gao city hall: French defence minister

Brussles, Feb 22, 2013 (AFP) Islamist rebels who seized the town hall and governor's residence in the Malian city of Gao have been forced out,...

Witnesses accuse Malian soldiers of torture and murder

GAO, Mali, Feb 21, 2013 (AFP) In northern Mali, the country’s army frequently turns to torture and murder against people suspected of backing armed Islamist...

France bombs Islamist supply routes in Mali

by Serge Daniel GAO, Mali, Feb 04, 2013 (AFP) French fighter jets pounded Islamist supply bases in northern Mali to flush the radicals out of hiding,...

France bombs Islamist targets in Mali after Hollande visit

TIMBUKTU, Mali, Feb 03, 2013 (AFP) France said it carried out major air strikes Sunday near Kidal, the last bastion of armed extremists chased from...

EU to help Libya control its porous border

 BRUSSELS, Jan 31, 2013 (AFP) EU foreign ministers agreed Thursday to help Libya tighten control over its porous 4,000-kilometre land border blamed for trafficking of...

Tunisia forces deploy near desert oil sites: sources

Zarzis, Tunisia, Jan 29, 2013 (AFP) Tunisia has deployed special forces near oil and gas sites in the far south, close to the Algerian border,...

Mali Islamists torch building of ancient manuscripts

Timbuktu, Mali, January 29, 2013 (AFP) Islamists fleeing Timbuktu in the face of a French-led offensive have torched a building housing ancient Arabic manuscripts, security...

France destroys Mali Islamist leader’s house

BAMAKO, Jan 27, 2013 (AFP) French air strikes destroyed the home of the leader of an Al-Qaeda-linked group in northern Mali as French-led forces advanced...

Rabat, Paris, Madrid and Lisbon adopt joint statement to face security...

Rabat, January 26, 2013 (MAP) Morocco, Spain, France and Portugal adopted, on Friday in Rabat, a joint statement to provide coordinated, efficient responses to face...