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Published April 23, 2013, 09:53 AM

Limping al-Qaida offshoot rearms with Twitter

(AP) - Battered by a French-led military campaign in Mali, al-Qaida's North African arm is trying something new to stay relevant: Twitter. The PR campaign by the terror network seeks to tap into social grievances and champion mainstream causes such as unemployment, all in bid to reverse decline and win new followers.

By: ELAINE GANLEY,Associated Press, Associated Press

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