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Algerian Army Intensifies Operations to Thwart ISIS Sleeper Cells – ASHARQ AL-AWSAT
A boarding team from Algerian navy ship Mourad Rais (F 901) conducts an exercise aboard the prepositioning ship USNS Lance Cpl. Roy M. Wheat (T-AK 3016) during Phoenix Express 2012 in the Mediterranean Sea May 26, 2012. Phoenix Express is an at-sea exercise designed to strengthen maritime partnerships and enhance stability through increased interoperability and cooperation among partners from Africa, Europe and North America. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian A. Goyak/Released)

Algerian Army Intensifies Operations to Thwart ISIS Sleeper Cells – ASHARQ AL-AWSAT

Algeria- The Ministry of National Defense in Algeria announced on Friday that the national army had reportedly killed an extremist at the Bouïra area, a tribal region east of the capital city.

The extremist was killed by a military operation which had been launched a week ago, leaving three extremists dead. The army has stepped up its activities in Bouïra after the military authorities received information indicating ISIS sleeper cells being present in the area.

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