Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade

24 August 2015.  Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade opens a twitter account.  Image: Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade's Twitter avatar accessed 24 August 2015.2013 Tunisian authorities announced that two jihadist groups which the army has been hunting on the Algerian border have links to Al-Qaeda, stressing their determination to take them out. Those groups have been blamed for a wave of violence, notably an attack on the U.S. Embassy September 2012 and the assassination of a leftist opposition leader in February. A leader of Al-Qaeda's north Africa affiliate urged Muslims worldwide to attack French interests in retaliation for France's military intervention in Mali, in a video recorded in 2012 and posted online. There are an estimated 30,000 French citizens living in Tunisia.  It is not known if Katibat Uqbah Ibn Nafi and Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade are the same outfit.  It is known that Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade is using the same tactics in Jebel Chaambi…

Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade, also known as Uqba Ben Nafi Cell is an active group.
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