Armed Islamic Group

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Armed Islamic Group

An Islamist group based in Algeria that has conducted terrorist activities since the early 1990s. In addition to civilian massacres within Algeria, it was responsible for the hijacking of an Air France flight in 1994.
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Ton frere, ton meilleur ami, tu ne les reconnais plus." The recent murder of seven Trappist monks by the GIA (Groupe Islamique Arme) attests to the reign of terror recounted in the novel.
They are either members or supporters of a group called the Groupe Islamique Arme,' said Mr Sweeney.
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