Video: Another video released by Katiba Salaheddine (ISGS) – “Response to Aggression by MSA and GATIA”

Katiba Salaheddine’s second video was released on June 24, entitled “Response to Aggression by MSA and GATIA”. The group’s first video was published the day before, showcasing two GATIA technicals taken as “spoils of war”, reportedly amidst clashes on December 22, 2017, in the area of Ahina, rural Gao. Katiba Salaheddine is led by Sultan Ould Badi, a Malian militant, …

Attacks claimed by the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS)

Since its founding in May 2015, the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) has neither created any media wing nor has the Islamic State (Central) media office issued any statements or reports via its newswire Amaq in order to claim responsibility for any military operations on behalf of ISGS. However, the group has claimed …

Video: Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) shows off booty taken from GATIA

A recently published video shows militants of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) displaying technicals belonging to the Tuareg Imghad and Allies Self-defence Group (GATIA), seized following an attack on a GATIA post in Ahina on December 22, 2017, according to the secretary general of GATIA, Fahad Ag Almahmoud. A vehicle is said to have been …