The terrorist group, close to the Islamic state (EI), recently known as' Jund al-Khilafa "led by the bloodthirsty Abdelmalek Gouri, aka Abu Khaled Selman, a former adviser to Abdelmalek Droukdel leader AQIM, is primarily responsible for the abduction and murder of Hervé Gourdel.
This terrorist group, which consists of fifteen terrorists of great savagery, according to AFP, claimed Wednesday the beheading of French, kidnapped in Kabylia.
Dissident al-Qaida and support for the Islamic state, the group "Soldiers of the Caliphate", which appeared in March, lack of manpower and the number would not exceed one hundred terrorists according to the French newspaper 'Liberation'. Other experts believe that they are a tiny group, but of great savagery.
This group affiliated with AQIM, became distinguished in late August, announcing his allegiance to the leader of the terrorist organization 'Islamic State' (EI) and said he was prepared to give him "bound hand and the eye. "And the assassination of Hervé Gourdel was to show their obedience to the leader of the IU and realize its promise.
According to an expert on Islam, Gilles Kepel, "in claiming EI as we called yesterday to Al Qaeda, the group is given a status and can implement their own goals, to commit his crimes against Algerian population and the Algerian state, "said Gilles Kepel, on France 2.
"This will probably allow them both to obtain financing, but also to attract new fighters," implies, the group's director of research and studies on the Mediterranean and the Middle East, FabriceBalanche on the columns of the Parisian.
Primarily responsible for the abduction of Hervé Gourdel would bloodthirsty Abdelmalek Gouri, aka Abu Khaled Selman, a former adviser to Abdelmalek Droukdel, leader of AQIM. This terrorist, aged 37, passed by the GIA (Armed Islamic Group) in the 1990s before joining the GSPC, the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat, which had notably France in the viewfinder. The organization became AQIM in the late 2000s Abdelmalek Gouri, wanted by the Algerian security services, 1997a sentenced five years in prison for his' logistical support to terrorist actions, "is suspected, too, of cause of suicide attacks against the government palace and against a UN building in 2007 in Algiers. would also be behind the attack that killed eleven soldiers in April to Iboudrarène, in Kabylia.