Al-Qaeda

Type: Organization
Name: Al-Qaeda (Al Qaeda, Al Qaida, International Front for Fighting Jews and Crusaders, Islamic Army for the Liberation of Holy Sites, Islamic Salvation Foundation, The Group for the Preservation of the Holy Sites, The Islamic Army for the Liberation of the Holy Places, The World Islamic Front for Jihad Against Jews and Crusaders, Usama bin Ladin Network, Usama bin Ladin Organization)
Nationality: Afghanistan
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Al Qaeda
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 7 reports

Yemen America and al-Qaeda Droning on

AL-QAEDA in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the Yemen-based franchise of the terrorist group, has been hit by a new wave of attacks by American drones. On April 19th one nailed a car transporting ... ... [Published Big News Network - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Getting it right: US national security policy and al Qaeda since 2011

Executive SummaryCurrent national security policy is failing to stop the advancement of al Qaeda and its affiliates throughout the Muslim-majority world. While there are many reasons for this failure, three key issues stand out: a poor definition of the ... [Published American Enterprise Institute - 4 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

U.S. lifts ban on attack helicopters for Egypt; Apaches sent to counter growing al Qaeda threat

The Obama administration has reversed course and will send Egypt new Apache attack helicopters that were urgently requested by Cairo in March to counter the growing threat from al Qaeda terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula.Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ... [Published Washington Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 5 reports

Top Al Qaeda Commander Relocates to Syria

Jonathan Schanzer24th April 2014 - Quoted by Catherine Herridge, Fox NewsA member of Al Qaeda's senior leadership, Sanafi al Nasr, has relocated to Syria, where he is living openly and publicly courts his followers on twitter, according to counter-terrorism ... [Published Foundation for Defense of Democracies - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

Jihadists now control secretive U.S. base in Libya

Thanks to JIHADWATCH for this,, Jihadists now control secretive U.S. base in Libya http://www.jihadwatch.org/2014/04/jihadists-now-control-secretive-u-s-base-in-libya Robert Spencer Apr 23, 2014 at 6:02pm Al-Qaeda , Barack Obama , Libya , United ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 7 reports

Intel analyst: Gadhafi wanted out

WASHINGTON – A top intelligence analyst who participated in negotiations to keep Moammar Gadhafi in power says the Libyan crisis and the Benghazi attacks were avoidable – because a “brutal” Gadhafi wanted out – he wanted peace – and the chance to pursue ... [Published WorldNetDaily - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 9 reports

Yemen: Dozens reported dead in two days of air strikes

Source: Yemen TimesCountry: Yemen Published on 22 April 2014 in News Ali Ibrahim Al-Moshki (author) SANA’A, April 21—Dozens were killed in a series of air raids on Sunday and Monday in Abyan, Shabwa and Marib governorates, according to the Ministry of ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 11 reports

Jihadists Now Control Secretive U.S. Base in Libya

A camp on the Libyan coastline meant to train terror-hunters has instead become a haven for terrorists and al Qaeda. ... [Published RealClearWorld - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 5 reports

US drones continue to kill civilians instead of al-Qaeda

A relentless US drone offensive in the last 24 hours killed more than 50 suspected al-Qaida militants in Yemen, including civilians. ... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Drone, Al-Qaeda, Yemen
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 30 reports

U.S. flew Yemen troops into battle

The United States offered extensive assistance beyond drone strikes during a massive anti-terror operation in Yemen, including flying Yemeni commandos to a site where they killed scores of suspected al Qaeda members, a U.S. official said, according to ... [Published PANORAMA.am - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 34 reports

Strikes on Qaeda base over two days kill 55, Yemen says

SANA, Yemen — Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by US drone strikes, hit Al Qaeda militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen officials said was an assault on a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern mountains. The government ... [Published Boston Globe - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Yemen, Drone, Al-Qaeda
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 28 reports

Air strikes on al-Qaida base kills 55 in Yemen

Sanaa, Yemen — Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes, hit al-Qaida militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen officials said was an assault on a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern mountains. The ... [Published Detroit News - Apr 22 2014]

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"Participation in the PA government would violate previous agreements, international standards and democratic principles" the AIPAC said in a statement
"Muslim women can help provide this broader analysis to their family and community, to dissuade them from going to Syria."

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What containment really is [Published American Enterprise Institute - 44 mins ago]
Jordan amends anti-terror law to curb Jihadist ... [Published Big News Network - 49 mins ago]
Yemen Qaeda militants seize hospitals to treat ... [Published Big News Network - 49 mins ago]
Netanyahu keeps door open to future negotiation... [Published Jerusalem Post - 54 mins ago]
Mauritania president to stand for reelection at... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 59 mins ago]
10 people from Bristol and South West have gone... [Published Bristol Post - 1 hour ago]
Recent attacks in Syria used chlorine [Published Telegraph - 1 hour ago]
Column: Iraq's 'Second' Most Important Elections [Published VOA News - 1 hour ago]
CIA Is Quietly Ramping Up Aid To Syrian Rebels,... [Published RINF.com - 1 hour ago]
Targeted killing could become a game for all [Published RINF.com - 1 hour ago]
Hot Docs honours documentarian Adam Curtis [Published Toronto Star Online - 1 hour ago]
Obama is Terrorist Ally, Commission Finds [Published Examiner.com - 1 hour ago]
World: Jihadi jurisprudence? Militant interpret... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
OP-ED: Russia’s Changing Islamic Insurgency [Published Inter Press Service - 2 hours ago]
Yemen America and al-Qaeda Droning on [Published Big News Network - 2 hours ago]
World: Islamic law and the rules of war [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Drones cannot replace politics [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
Yemen America and al-Qaeda Droning on [Published Canada Standard - 2 hours ago]
Letters: Why did Blair not mention the Saudis? [Published The Independent - 2 hours ago]
American Spartan [Published Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours ago]
Blowback from drone strikes over Yemen [Published Pakistan Today - 3 hours ago]
President Obama’s targeted kill list takes a hit [Published Examiner.com - 3 hours ago]
Report: US Increasing Weapons Aid, Training to ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 3 hours ago]
Algeria defence market: 6% CAGR between 2012-2017 [Published PR inside - 3 hours ago]
After "AfPak," What Next? [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - 3 hours ago]
'Al-Qaeda's librarian' denies recruiting jihadi... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 3 hours ago]
Iraq faces big test as elections loom [Published Gulf News - 3 hours ago]
How to inoculate the Arab Spring countries agai... [Published Abu Dhabi National - 4 hours ago]
Mounting Tensions Between Pakistan Media and Mi... [Published Huffington Post - 4 hours ago]
AFP - Spain-attacks-Qaeda-court [Published Namibia Press Agency - 4 hours ago]
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World: Jihadi jurisprudence? Militant interpret... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: IRINCountry: World DUBAI, 24 April 2014 (IRIN) - In 2012, the Taliban wrote an open letter to the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan in response to its accusations that the militant group had killed civilians. “According to us,” the Taliban ...
World: Islamic law and the rules of war [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: IRINCountry: World DUBAI, 24 April 2014 (IRIN) - With the majority of today’s conflicts taking place in Muslim countries or involving Muslim combatants, aid agencies are operating - arguably more than ever before - in situations where Islamic ...
Report: US Increasing Weapons Aid, Training to ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 3 hours ago]
NPR reports that sources within the United States government are expecting the American military to increase aid shipments to Syrian rebels in the form of weapons and Jordanian training camps. The report follows news that President Bashar al-Assad's ...
Brazil's 'Bin Laden-Themed Bar' Craze Raising E... [Published Breitbart Feed - 4 hours ago]
“I can’t stand violence... but this was great for business," says Francisco Elder Braga Fernandes , a man famous in Sao Paolo, Brazil, for being the proprietor of "Bar do Bin Laden," which is exactly what it sounds like. Fernandes is one of a number ...
Panel Claims 9/11 Memorial Film Portrays 'All M... [Published Breitbart Feed - 4 hours ago]
An interfaith panel is protesting a short film made for New York’s 9/11 Memorial. The film explains to visitors the historical roots of the vicious attacks that killed nearly 3,000 Americans on September 11, 2001, but some are upset that the film ...
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California man arrested on terrorism charge [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 18 2014]
Al Qaeda says it has no link with Syrian milita... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 03 2014]
Al Qaeda chief Zawahri tells Islamists in Syria... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 24 2014]
Syrian rebels push al Qaeda affiliate from Aleppo [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 17 2014]
Iraq's Maliki to revive Sunni militia role agai... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 13 2014]
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AJC Hails U.S Labeling Boko Haram a Terrorist O... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 13 2013]
The Fake ID Epidemic: What can be Done? [Published PR Newswire - Nov 01 2013]
AJC: Our Hearts Are With the Dozens of Victims ... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 22 2013]
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