Are Insurgents In Mozambique Linked to Islamic State Militants?
This year, more than 600 people were reportedly killed by a terrorist organisation with possible links to the Islamic State, ISIS, in Cabo Delgado, the northern province of Mozambique. Jasmine Opperman, an Africa associate of Islamic theology on counterterrorism, has said there were between 7 and 10 cells operating in Cabo Delgado, but no evidence at this point in time of an overarching ideology or an overarching leadership, although there are indicators of extremism involved in some cell structures.
A meeting was held between the two neighbours following an attack on Ntola village, situated between Mozambique and Tanzania on June 26. It was decided that police from both ... Read more »
Although the Mozambican government has reinforced the Defence and Security Forces presence in all districts where attacks by the unidentified armed groups operating in Cabo Delgado ... Read more »
It began in October 2017, when armed militants attacked a series of police stations. Since then, sporadic attacks on villages and government buildings have killed dozens of people, ... Read more »
Though the violence in Cabo Delgado, which has killed at least 90 people, first began getting serious attention more than a year ago, details about what's driving it remain ... Read more »
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