Boko Haram

Articles on Boko Haram – Sunni Terrorism group affiliated with ISIS in North Africa.
Boko Haram, referred to by themselves as al-Wilāyat al-Islāmiyya Gharb Afrīqiyyah (Arabic: الولاية الإسلامية غرب أفريقيا‎‎, (Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP)[15] and Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād (Arabic: جماعة أهل السنة للدعوة والجهاد‎‎, “Group of the People of Sunnah for Preaching and Jihad”),[16] is an Islamic extremist/terror group based in northeastern Nigeria, also active in Chad, Niger and northern Cameroon.[10] The group was led by Abubakar Shekau until August 2016, when he was succeeded by Abu Musab al-Barnawi.[1] The group had alleged links to al-Qaeda, but in March 2015, it announced its allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).[17][18] Since the current insurgency started in 2009, it has killed 20,000 and displaced 2.3 million from their homes[19] and was ranked as the world’s deadliest terror group by the Global Terrorism Index in 2015.[20][21] .
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