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‘Al-Qaeda Not a Threat in N. Africa’

Al-Qaeda is not a serious threat to North Africa, and the terror network’s affiliate in Algeria will be “totally eradicated,” Algeria’s No. 2 security official said in an interview. Junior Interior Minister Dahou Ould Kablia, speaking at a meeting of Arab interior ministers in Tunis, brushed off word of a new alliance between Al-Qaeda and Algeria’s Salafist Group for Call and Combat. “We’re not giving this any more importance than it deserves,” the minister told The Associated Press in an interview late Tuesday. Full Story

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