NAGs

Takfir wal-Hijra


Year Formed: 1985
Year Terminated: 1991

Target States:
Algeria

Ideational Characteristics:
Religious

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

Afghanistan

Iran

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 348

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1388

References:

___ 2000. "Attack on a Mosque in Sudan By Fundamentalist Kills 20" The New York Times <http://www.nytimes.com/2000/12/10/world/attack-on-a-mosque-in-sudan-by-fundamentalist-kills-20.html>

___ 2000. "20 gunned down in Sudan mosque". The Guardian. (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com)

___ 2010. "Pakistan-trained Islamists cautioned in Russia's Tatarstan". BBC Monitoring Former Soviet Union (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com)

Blanford, Nicholas, Sam Kiley. 2000. "Lebanon takes on Sunni extremists." The Times (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com)

Ibrahim, M. Youssef. 1992. "Algeria Arrests a Senior Islamic Leader." The New York Times <http://www.nytimes.com/1992/01/23/world/algeria-arrests-a-senior-islamic-leader.html>

Kokan, Jane. 1992. "Fires of Islamic revolt kindle in Algerian cellars." The Sunday Times (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com)

Salem, Mostafa. 2013. "Takfir wal-Hijra leader arrested in Sinai". Daily News Egypt. (Accessed @ lexisnexis.com)