North Africa tourist warning

Posted on September 8, 2011 • Filed under: Africa, Tourist Warning

Africa fears al-Qaida push after Libya war
Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb has stepped up attacks in Algeria amid growing fears that a surge of jihadists and plundered weapons from Libya threatens North African countries. AQIM, composed mainly of hardened Algerian fighters who have fought the government since 1992, has increased the range and tempo of its attacks in Algeria’s north in recent weeks. Read Article

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