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 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Indian Muslims will fail al-Qaeda: Modi

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that all terrorism in India is “exported” and are not “home-grown”, asserting it has “no borders”. ... [Published Kaumudi - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 25 reports

Obama Continues to Resist Battling Islamic Terrorists

President Barack Hussein Obama has been fixated on ending the War on Terror in both Iraq and Afghanistan.  Obama wants to be remembered as the President who ended wars and who did not start wars.Obama has justified his pulling our troops out of Iraq by ... [Published Lubbock Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 18 reports

Obama: US 'underestimated' Islamic State threat

But Obama said he had no choice but to order US air strikes on Assad's enemies, the Islamic State and the Khorasan group because, he said, "those folks could kill Americans."The Islamic State group, which derived from but has broken with al-Qaida, has ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Al Qaeda attacks rebels in Yemen

SANAA An Al Qaeda group in Yemen has launched three attacks against Houthi rebels, vowing a tough fight against the insurgents who overran the capital last week, officials and witnesses said on Monday.Gunmen from Ansar Al Sharia opened fire on Sunday ... [Published Oman Tribune - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Al-Qaeda, Yemen, Sanaa
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 5 reports

Conservative Media's Khorasan Conspiracy: Obama Administration Invented Terror Cell To Hide Its Al Qaeda Roots

Conservative media figures are accusing the Obama administration of "inventing" the Khorasan group following U.S. air strikes on the terror cell, claiming President Obama is deploying "propaganda" tools to hide the group's connection to al Qaeda. In reality, ... [Published Media Matters for America - 9 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 6 reports

The Friend Of Our Friend Is Our Enemy

The “moderate” Syrian rebels aren’t happy about us bombing their extremist allies:Thousands of civilians and rebels across Syria protested allied airstrikes against extremist militants that continued on Saturday , underscoring the challenge the U.S.-led ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Khorasan Is Al-Qaida

Sep. 29, 2014National Review’s Andrew C. McCarthy : “There is a reason that no one had heard of such a group until a nanosecond ago, when the ‘Khorosan Group’ suddenly went from anonymity to the ‘imminent threat’ that became the rationale for an emergency ... [Published The Patriot Post - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 6 reports

Al-Qaida leader warns of revenge for airstrikes

WASHINGTON - U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the pace of building apartments.Construction fell 14.4 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 956,000 homes, the Commerce Department said. ... [Published Weirton Daily Times - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 22 reports

The Khorasan in Syria a name invented by intelligence agencies

Khorasan refers to Greater Khorasan which consists of Eastern Iran-Northern Afghanistan-Tajikistan-Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan-region. Intelligence agencies used the term to refer to high-ranking members of Al Qaeda within the Khorasan Shura. However, the ... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 16 reports

US underestimated Islamic State, overestimated Iraqi army, Obama says

September 29, 2014 9:34 amThe United States underestimated the spread of the Islamic State militant group in war-torn Syria and overestimated the Iraqi military’s capacity to fight the extremists, President Barack Obama said.In an interview with CBS’s ... [Published Manila Times - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 11 reports

US-led strikes pressure al-Qaeda’s Syria group to join with Islamic State

Al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, the Nusra Front, is facing mounting pressure from its own members to reconcile with its rival Islamic State and confront a common enemy after US-led air strikes hit both groups this week.But that move would require pledging ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 11 reports

US hits jihadists in Syria, Qaeda threatens coalition

Damascus: The Al-Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda’s Syrian franchise, has threatened reprisals against nations participating in air strikes against the Islamic State group, denouncing them as “a war against Islam.”Group spokesman Abu Firas al-Suri said in a video ... [Published India TV - Sep 28 2014]

Quotes

"Is it not due time for all of us to stand as one in the face of this serious menace of terrorist Takfiri ideology worldwide? Has not the moment of truth arrived for us all to admit that IS, Al-Nusrah Front and the rest of the Al-Qaida affiliates will not be limited within the borders of Syria and Iraq, but will spread to every spot it can reach, starting with Europe and America?" he stressed
ABC, "Exclusive: US May Have Let 'Dozens' of Terrorists Into Country As Refugees" Nov. 20, 2013
"Underlining the importance Afghanistan attached to its relations with Pakistan, President Ashraf Ghani reiterated his perspective that both countries should have a 'special relationship,'" a Foreign Ministry statement said. Dr...
..." In August, BIFF spokesman Abu Misry Mama said: "We have an alliance with the Islamic State and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi." He also confirmed a YouTube video earlier uploaded, showing a purported BIFF leader flanked by armed men reading a statement of support for the IS, had...

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Obama Was Warned Repeatedly of Consequences of ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 49 mins ago]
Top government officials and military brass repeatedly  warned of the consequence s of sticking to a timetable on full Iraq War troop withdrawal, but President Obama proceeded with the plan in 2011. U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker cautioned against ...
The Other Iraq Reality: Shiite Militias besiegi... [Published Informed Comment - 2 hours ago]
By Erin Evers, HRW Shia militias, still operating under the control of former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, are laying siege to Latifiyya, especially the Asa’ib Ahl al-Haqq militia. Failure to address the broader effects of international assistance ...
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Source: UN Security CouncilCountry: Afghanistan SC/11583 AFG/427 The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Samantha Power ( United States): The members of the Security Council welcomed the inauguration on 29 ...
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