BOKO HARAM'S BID TO JOIN THE ISLAMIC STATE OFFERS PROPAGANDA BOOST TO BOTH

BOKO HARAM'S BID TO JOIN THE ISLAMIC STATE OFFERS PROPAGANDA BOOST TO BOTH

2 SCREENGRAB RELEASED BY THE NIGERIAN ISLAMIST EXTREMIST GROUP BOKO HARAM SHOWS ITS LEADER, ABUBAKAR SHEKAU, WHO HAS THREATENED CAMEROON IN A JAN.

In August, Boko Haram declared it was reviving an ancient Islamic caliphate in northeastern Nigeria that spilled over those borders, in a move copying the Islamic State group.
2 screengrab released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram shows its leader, Abubakar Shekau, who has threatened Cameroon in a Jan.
At the time, al-Baghdadi praised the Nigerian insurgents and said the mass kidnapping was justification for the abduction of Yazidi women and girls by Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq.

KANO, NIGERIA – Boko Haram’s bid to forge an alliance with the Islamic State group in sub-Saharan Africa will provide only a propaganda boost for now, but in the long term it could internationalize a conflict restricted...

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