Bamako hotel hostage taking was joint attack: Qaeda

Algiers (AFP) – Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb said last month’s hostage taking at a hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako was a joint operation with another jihadist group, in an audio message posted Friday. “The lions of Al-Murabitoun brigade… have joined Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, so that they are one sword in the throat […]