UN mission: Mali jihadist spokesman Hamaha killed

The red-bearded jihadist who once warned that "every French national is a target" after France launched a military operation in northern Mali to oust the Islamic extremists from power has been killed by French forces, UN and Malian officials said today.

Terror leader`s group grows, vows to aid Egyptians

The one-eyed terror leader Moktar Belmoktar, who is considered by many to be the most dangerous man in the Sahara, is now officially joining forces with a Mali-based jihadist group and vowing to support Islamists in Egypt.

Al Qaeda militant Moktar Belmoktar killed in Mali: Chad military chief

Moktar Belmoktar, the perpetrator of Algerian attack on a natural gas plant that left 36 foreigners dead, was reportedly killed in clashes with Chadian troop in northern Mali.