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Al-Qaeda In The Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) Threatens To Target French, Western Companies In Sahel Region And North Africa, Warns Muslims To Stay Away To Avoid Harm
On May 8, 2018, the media arm of Al-Qaeda In The Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a statement threatening to target Western and particularly French companies in North Africa and the Sahel region and urging Muslims to stay away from these targets to avoid being harmed.
ISIS Media Continue To Threaten FIFA World Cup 2018 In Russia
On May 3, 2018, an Islamic State (ISIS) French-language media outlet published two new posters on Telegram threatening the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The competition, to be held this summer in Russia, has been repeatedly threatened by ISIS and pro-ISIS media groups, most notably through posters. An-Nur is currently one of the most prolific official ISIS media outlets.(by memri org.)

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