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Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb


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    • us: Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb
    • us: Qaïda fi Bilad al-Maghrib al-Islami
    • us: Qaïda au Maghreb islamique
    • us: Al-Qaïda au Maghreb islamique
    • us: AQMI
    • us: AQIM
    • us: Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghrib
    • us: Qāʻidah fī Bilād al-Maghrib al-Islāmī
    • us: Qaʻida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb
    • us: Al-Qaʻida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb
    • us: Tanzim Qaedat bi-Bilad al-Maghrab al-Islami
    • us: Tanzim al-Qaʻida fi bilad al-Maghreb al-Islamiya
    • us: Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb
    • us: Al-Qaʻida Organisation in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb
    • us: Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb
    • us: Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb
    • us: Qaïda dans les pays du Maghreb islamique
    • us: Al-Qaïda dans les pays du Maghreb islamique
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      • found: La France et l'islamisme armé, 2011:p. 18 (Al Qaïda Fi Bilad Al Maghrib Al Islami (Al Qaïda au Maghreb Islamique - AQMI))
      • found: N.Y. Times, Apr. 3, 2012(Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb)
      • found: Council on Foreign Relations website, Apr. 2, 2012(Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM); Terrorist activity in North Africa has been reinvigorated in the last few years by a local Algerian Islamist group turned pan-Maghreb jihadi organization... A Sunni group that previously called itself the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (GSPC), the organization has taken responsibility for a number of terrorist attacks in the region, declared its intention to attack Western targets, and sent a squad of jihadis to Iraq; claims to be the local franchise operation for al-Qaeda)
      • found: Britannica online enc., Apr. 2, 2012:al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghrib (AQIM) (Arabic: al-Qāʻidah fī Bilād al-Maghrib al-Islāmī, original name (French; 1998-2007) Groupe Salafiste pour la Prédication et le Combat (GSPC; "Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat"), Algeria-based Islamic militant group, active in North Africa and the Sahel region)
      • found: National Counterterrorism Center website, Apr. 2, 2012(Al-Qaʻida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb is an Algeria-based Sunni Muslim jihadist group that originally formed in 1998 as the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (GSPC), a faction of the Armed Islamic Group, which was the largest and most active terrorist group in Algeria. The GSPC was renamed in January 2007 after the group officially joined al-Qaʻida in September 2006)
      • found: U.S. Dept. of State website, Apr. 2, 2012(al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (formerly GSPC))
      • found: Public Safety Canada website, Apr. 2, 2012(Al Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM); Also known as Tanzim Qaedat bi-Bilad al-Maghrab al-Islami, Tanzim al-Qaʻida fi bilad al-Maghreb al-Islamiya, The Organization of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb, Al-Qaʻida Organisation in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb, Al-Qaʻida in the Islamic Maghreb, Al-Qaʻida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb, al-Qaïda dans les pays du Maghreb islamique, Salafist Group for Call and Combat (GSPC), Groupe salafiste pour la prédication et le combat, the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat; The GSPC officially merged with Al Qaida in September 2006, subsequently changing its name to Al Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), and announcing the name change in January 2007)
      • found: OCLC, Apr. 2, 2012(hdgs.: Al-Qaida au Maghreb islamique; Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb)
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      • 2012-04-03: new
      • 2016-11-03: revised
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