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AQIM Members Seek To Renounce Terrorism

By Jemal Oumar Recent defections indicate that al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) is becoming more fragile due to the

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Kidnapped Algerian Diplomats In New Terror Tape

By Walid Ramzi and Bakari Gueye Three Algerian diplomats kidnapped by terrorists in Gao last April appeared in a new

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Key Benghazi Suspect Remains At Large

By Mawassi Lahcen Although Ahmed Boukhtala is the main suspect in the September 11th terrorist attack on US consulate in

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Mauritania Braces For War Next Door

By Jemal Oumar and Bakari Gueye Mauritania, like many of its Maghreb neighbours, has decided to reinforce the protection of

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Libya Celebrates Independence Day

By Essam Mohamed and Asma Elourfi For the first time in more than four decades, Libyans were free to mark

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World News 

Tunisia, Algeria Sign Security Pact


By Monia Ghanmi Tunisia and Algeria want to strengthen security co-operation along their common land border to counter potential attacks

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Algeria Prepares For ‘Guerrilla’ Warfare

By Walid Ramzi The Algerian military is running combat simulation exercises on rocky terrain, ahead of possible confrontations against armed

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Ansar Al-Din, MNLA Sign Deal In Algiers

By Hayam El Hadi Two Malian rebel groups on Friday (November 21st) said they were committed to suspending hostilities and

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Abdel Jalil Case Sparks Controversy In Libya

By Essam Mohamed A Benghazi military court on Wednesday (December 19th) withdrew its jurisdiction over the Abdel Fattah Younes case.

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