Gulf Times - AQIM
France says kills top Al-Qaeda commander in Sahel

France says kills top Al-Qaeda commander in Sahel

French armed forces have killed a top jihadist leader in an air and ground ambush in Mali, the government said on Friday, ending a years-long hunt for a man accused of masterminding the kidnapping of Westerners in the Sahel region.

Al Qaeda trying to regroup in Tunisia after Islamic State setbacks

Al Qaeda trying to regroup in Tunisia after Islamic State setbacks

The killing of a senior Algerian militant by special forces soon after he slipped into Tunisia has raised concern that al Qaeda is trying to regroup in the North African state as rival Islamic State has suffered major setbacks, security sources say.

Tunisia forces kill the new leader of local branch of al-Qaeda

Tunisia forces kill the new leader of local branch of al-Qaeda

Tunisia special forces killed a local leader in al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) during an operation in which a top aide to the group's leader died, the interior ministry said on Sunday.