North African jihadists plan Egypt attacks
Moktar Belmoktar, the Islamist who masterminded the January attack on the BP gas plant in southeastern Algeria which left 37 people dead, has officially joined forced with Mali-based Jihadist group MUJAO, Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa.
In a statement posted on Mauritania's Nouakchott Information Agency website , the newly-united jihadists promised to launch attacks in Egypt.
The statement added they wished "to confront the Zionist campaign against Islam and Muslim" by creating a united front of Muslims from across North Africa.
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