Boko Haram

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Boko Haram
الولاية الإسلامية غرب أفريقيا
Wast Africae Province
جماعة أهل السنة للدعوة والجهاد
Group o the Fowk o Sunnah for Preachin an Jihad
Pairteecipant in the Islamist insurgency in Wast Africae
an the War on Terror
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Tap: The Black Staundart o ISIL, which wis adopted bi Boko Haram in 2015
Bottom: Logo o Boko Haram till 2015
Active 2002–present
Ideology Wahhabism
Salafism
Islamic fundamentalism
Leaders Abubakar Shekau (current leader)
Mohammed Yusuf  (foonder)
Heidquarters
Aurie o operations Northeast Nigerie, Northren Cameroon, Niger, Chad
Pairt o  Islamic State o Iraq an the Levant
Becam Wilayat Gharb Afriqiya (ISWAP)
Opponents

Boko Haram, referred tae bi themselves as Wilāyat Gharb Ifrīqīyyah (Arabic: الولاية الإسلامية غرب أفريقيا‎, (Islamic State Wast Africae Province, ISWAP),[9] an Jamā'at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da'wah wa'l-Jihād (Arabic: جماعة أهل السنة للدعوة والجهاد‎, "Group o the Fowk o Sunnah for Preachin an Jihad"),[10] is an Islamic extremist group based in northeastren Nigerie, an aa active in Chad, Niger an northren Cameroon.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Morgan Winsor (17 April 2015). "Boko Haram In Nigeria: President Goodluck Jonathan Rejects Help From UN Forces To Fight Insurgency". International Business Times. Retrieved 18 April 2015. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "With Help From ISIS, a More Deadly Boko Haram Makes a Comeback". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 
  3. We have restricted Boko Haram to Sambisa Forest – Buhari
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Bureau of Counterterrorism. "Country Reports on Terrorism 2013". U.S. Department of State. Retrieved 7 August 2014. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 [1][deid airtin]
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Jonathan tasks Defence, Foreign Ministers of Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Niger, Benin on Boko Haram's defeat". sunnewsonline.com. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Martin Williams. "African leaders pledge 'total war' on Boko Haram after Nigeria kidnap". The Guardian. 
  8. "Chadian Forces Deploy Against Boko Haram". VOA. 16 January 2015. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  9. "Boko Haram Changes Name To 'West African Province' Of The Islamic State". Daily Times of Nigeria. 23 April 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  10. "Is Islamic State shaping Boko Haram media?". bbc. 4 March 2015. Retrieved 24 September 2015.