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  • Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb, which is known by the acronym AQIM, has kidnapped nationals from a number of European countries.

    France Suspects Al-Qaida Behind Niger Kidnappings

  • Al Qaeda in Islamic North Africa, known by the acronym AQIM, is an Algeria-based group that joined Osama bin Laden's terrorist network in 2006.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Al-Qaida in Islamic North Africa, known by the acronym AQIM, is an Algeria-based group that joined Osama bin Laden's terrorist network in 2006.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • President Issoufou's government says the arms came from Libya and were intended for Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb AQIM, which is responsible for a string of kidnappings and ambushes across the Sahel.

    Niger: Libyan Conflict Impacting Sahel Security

  • AQIM, which is believed to have about 400 fighters active from Niger to Mauritania, conducts the bulk of its attacks — bombings or ambushes — in Algeria.

    Mali: French embassy attacker claims al-Qaeda link

  • Niger's President Issoufou, who was elected in a January vote held under a military junta, said the country already faced a threat from militants the so-called AQIM.

    Alarm Over Smuggled Libyan Arms

  • The militant group, which is known by the acronym AQIM, has used jihadist forums to warn France against launching a military campaign to rescue the hostages.

    France: No Military Rescue for Hostages in Niger

  • Algeria, Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger are working on a joint plan of action to confront AQIM, which is thought to be regrouping along the borders of Algeria, Mali and Niger after being driven from its original bases along the Algerian coast.

    African Al-Qaida Group Targeting Foreign Companies to Build Popular Support

  • Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb, also known as AQIM, posted a video message on Belhadj's death on militant websites.

    The Seattle Times

  • AQIM, which is believed to have about 400 fighters active from Niger to Mauritania, conducts the bulk of its attacks - bombings or ambushes - in Algeria.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

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