Algeria is prepared to carry out its humanitarian duty to African refugees in its territory, according to the head of the Algerian Red Crescent, who also criticized European policies in dealing with refugees. Continue reading
France, who recently sent troops to northern Mali to fight armed Islamists, has ruled out Western intervention in southern Libya, at the request of Niger, who is concerned of the area becoming an even greater hotbed for terrorism. Continue reading
The U.S. has included the militant group known as the Masked Battalion lead by Mokhtar Bilmokhtar in its list of terrorist organizations. The group split from AQIM in late 2012, but threatens to subvert all U.S. and Western interests in the Sahel.