Algeria Says 22 Militants Killed in Raid Were Plotting to Attack the Country’s Capital
The Algerian military has not confirmed the affiliation of the slain jihadists, but they reportedly belonged to an al Qaeda splinter group that has pledged loyalty to the Islamic State.
Islamic State Accepts Boko Haram's Pledge of Allegiance and Claims their Caliphate Has Spread to Africa
The Nigerian militant group is the latest of at least 31 groups who have reportedly pledged support to the Islamic State since August. And their pledge has apparently been warmly received.
Algerian Army Kills Jihadist Leader Behind Murder of French Hostage Hervé Gourdel
Abdelmalek Gouri was the head of Jund al Khilafah or Soldiers of the Caliphate, an al Qaeda splinter group which pledged allegiance to the Islamic State before abducting and beheading the 55-year-old tourist.
Body of Kidnapped and Beheaded Police Officer Found in Tunisia
The gruesome incident occurred just one week after Tunisia held the first presidential elections since the 2011 popular uprising that touched off the Arab Spring.
French Judges Arrive in Algeria to Investigate Unsolved Beheading of Monks
The visit coincides with an autopsy that may help determine whether a radical Islamist group or the Algerian army should be held responsible for mysterious killings that occurred in 1996.