Published On: Tue, Jan 13th,

Al-Qaeda in Africa Threatens France with More Attacks

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb celebrated Monday the terrorist attacks last week in France, Paris threatening new attacks if the country continued its fight against the jihadists in Africa and the Middle East.

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) threatened new attacks and Paris hailed the memory of three French jihadists responsible for the series of terrorist attacks in Paris last week. It is in a message broadcast Monday, January 12 on Islamist websites that the extremist organization welcomed the death of 14 unarmed civilians and three police officers in service under the Kalashnikov bullets Kouachi brothers and Amedy Coulibaly.

France is paying the price for its aggression against Muslims and its hostile policy to Islam, said AQIM before saluting the three horsemen of Islam hero of the Battle of Paris, referring to authors attacks that shook the French capital.

As long as his soldiers occupying countries like Mali and the Central and bombard our people in Syria and Iraq, as his stupid press continues to undermine our prophet, France will exhibit at worst, says the jihadist organization.

This warning comes as the United States have warned their citizens on Friday against the risk of attacks around the world that would be perpetrated by extremist organizations such as al-Qaeda or the organization of the Islamic State.

The Department of State remains concerned about the continued threat of terrorist attacks, demonstrations and other acts of violence against citizens and US interests abroad, according to a note of American diplomacy, covering all regions of the planet.

The State Department regularly updates this document global warning to its citizens living abroad.The published version of Friday night does not explicitly mention the attacks in France but emphasizes that the jihadist organizations continue to plan attacks against US interests in Europe.

Credible information indicates that terrorist groups are also looking to continue (to commit) attacks against US interests in the Middle East and North Africa, writes the State Department, citing EI, Syria and Iraq, Hezbollah, Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), active in Yemen.