In the last 14 months, nearly 800 Islamic terrorists have been
captured, killed, or have accepted the amnesty. There are still a few hundred
Islamic terrorists out there, most of them member so the GSPC, and now working
for al Qaeda.
26, 2006: Operations continued in the east, but the GSPC fighters ambushed an
army patrol, killing seven soldiers.
25, 2006: An army operation in the east resulted in two Islamic terrorists
captured, and five killed.
2, 2006: In the northeast, two clashes with Islamic terrorists left three
29, 2006: In the capital, GSPC terrorists set off two bombs outside police
stations, killing three and wounding 29. The GSPC says that, since it is now
part of al Qaeda, it will carry out attacks inside Algeria in support of al
Qaeda. Not much difference from GSPCs previous strategy. However, al Qaeda is
focused on attacking Western targets, something GSPC rarely did before.