On April 28, 2011 a likely AQIM suicide bomber attacked a café in the main square of the Moroccan city of Marrakesh, killing 15.
On February 12, 2016 five UN peacekeepers were killed when their base in northern Mali was hit by mortars, gunfire and a truck bomb at the hands of AQIM.
On December 11, 2007 AQIM claimed responsibility for two car bombs that ripped through the streets of Algiers, killing 37 people and wounding 177.
Decades of frustrated desires for autonomy, if not outright independence, are readily understandable motivations for some to turn to terrorism.
On this day in 2016 at least 16 people were killed in a gun attack on a beach resort in southern Ivory Coast.
On this day in 2018, a young Tunisian shepherd who was tortured by AQIM terrorists survived his ordeal but later died from his injuries.
The French military claims it has killed Abdelmalek Droukdel, the leader of the Al Qaeda terrorist affiliate AQIM in North Africa. How important is the death of a terrorist group’s leader?
On this day in 2013, two Tunisian soldiers were killed and two wounded in a terrorist attack carried out by Al Qaeda affiliate AQIM near Tunisia’s border with Algeria.