Tunisian national Helal facilitates the travel and activities of foreign terrorist fighters, utilizing his experience in establishing and securing travel routes. As of late 2012, Helal was involved in a Tunisia-based terrorist facilitation network that recruited and transported volunteers to Syria,[...]
Three Al-Qaeda-affiliated jihadi groups based in Africa’s Sahel region have announced a merger, creating a unified militant base in a region...
Saleck is a senior operative in Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQMI). He is accused of masterminding a 2007 attack that left four French tourists dead. Saleck was sentenced to death in Mauritania in 2011 after his conviction for attempting to[...]
Al-Anabi is an Algerian al-Qa’ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) member. He is the leader of AQIM’s Council of Notables and serves as AQIM’s Media Chief. In an April 25, 2013 video, al-Anabi called for armed conflict by violent extremists against[...]
In mid-2015, Saudi Arabian national al-Harbi (an ISIL leader in Yemen), allegedly recruited for ISIL's military forces in Yemen. Around 2014, al-Harbi received funding to implement ISIL's strategy in Yemen. In late 2014, al-Harbi, the self-proclaimed ISIL leader in Yemen, facilitated[...]