Tagged: Boko Haram

‘Nigeria: More than 200 killed in Boko Haram attack,’ 24 (UAE), 7 May 2014

An attack by extremist group Boko Haram Tuesday night has left at least 200 dead in a village in northeastern Nigeria. Continue reading

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‘Boko Haram leader: The kidnapped girls will be sold according to God’s laws,’ Al-Masry Al-Youm (Egypt), 5 May 2014

The leader of the Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram, Abu Bakr Shekau, said that the 223 kidnapped schoolgirls will be sold as slaves and forced to marry. Continue reading

Washington classifies Nigerian militant group “Boko Haram” as a terrorist organization, BBC Arabic (London), 13 November 2013

The United States government has classified Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram as a terrorist organization. Boko Haram, which seeks to implement Shari’a law in northern Nigeria, has carried out attacks resulting in thousands of deaths in the country, and is allegedly tied to Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).

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