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
Tap: The Black Staundart o ISIL, which wis adopted bi Boko Haram in 2015
Bottom: Logo o Boko Haram till 2015
Islamic fundamentalism
LeadersAbubakar Shekau (current leader)
Mohammed Yusuf  (foonder)
Aurie o operationsNortheast Nigerie, Northren Cameroon, Niger, Chad
Pairt o Islamic State o Iraq an the Levant
BecamWilayat Gharb Afriqiya (ISWAP)

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. a b Morgan Winsor (17 Apryle 2015). "Boko Haram In Nigeria: President Goodluck Jonathan Rejects Help From UN Forces To Fight Insurgency". International Business Times. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2015.
  2. a b "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. a b c d Bureau of Counterterrorism. "Country Reports on Terrorism 2013". U.S. Department of State. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  5. a b c [1] Archived 2015-01-18 at
  6. a b c "Jonathan tasks Defence, Foreign Ministers of Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Niger, Benin on Boko Haram's defeat".
  7. a b c Martin Williams. "African leaders pledge 'total war' on Boko Haram after Nigeria kidnap". The Guardian.
  8. "Chadian Forces Deploy Against Boko Haram". VOA. 16 Januar 2015. Archived frae the original on 19 Januar 2015. Retrieved 16 Januar 2015.
  9. "Boko Haram Changes Name To 'West African Province' Of The Islamic State". Daily Times of Nigeria. 23 Apryle 2015. Retrieved 21 Julie 2015.
  10. "Is Islamic State shaping Boko Haram media?". bbc. 4 Mairch 2015. Retrieved 24 September 2015.