Malian forces have arrested five people suspected of involvement in an attack that left 11 soldiers dead, but the release of a former top jihadist sparked outrage among human rights groups.
Aug 06, 2015, 07:36 AM IST
French special forces killed a leader of Al-Qaeda in Mali who was involved in the kidnapping of hostage Serge Lazarevic, but released from prison in exchange for the Frenchman`s freedom, the army said Tuesday.Jul 07, 2015, 17:50 PM IST
The Algerian army Sunday arrested a senior member of the Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), and killed three of his companions on the border between Algeria and Mali, a security source said.Nov 10, 2014, 03:44 AM IST
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius confirmed that 19 armed Islamists had been killed in a French-led military operation this week targeting al Qaeda-linked rebels in restive northern Mali.Dec 15, 2013, 20:19 PM IST
Al Qaeda has said that it has beheaded a French hostage in response to the country`s military intervention in Mali.Mar 20, 2013, 11:46 AM IST
A British man has been sentenced to five years imprisonment after he posted a string of ghastly beheading videos on a Facebook account set up by him.Jan 19, 2013, 18:31 PM IST
A senior leader of the Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has been killed by Algerian forces in the southern province of Bejaia, Xinhua reported.Nov 19, 2012, 09:42 AM IST