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 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Digging In

Bill Roggio and Caleb Weiss write, at  The Long War Journal , that:Since the Syrian civil war began in the spring of 2011, the Islamic State, al Qaeda, and other allied jihadist groups have operated more than 30 training camps inside Iraq and Syria. While ... [Published Weekly Standard - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Iraq, Syria, Jihadist Group
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

Drone strike kills three al Qaeda-linked militants-tribal sources

SANAA, Oct 24 ( ) - A U.S. drone strike killed threesuspected members of the al Qaeda-linked group near theirbattlefront with arch-rivals from the Shi'ite Muslim Houthigroup, tribal sources said.The sources said the drone was used in the al-Manasseh ... [Published Mail Online UK - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

ISIS, al-Qaida at loggerheads?

HYDERABAD: An internal war between followers of ISIS and al-Qaida to project themselves as the true leaders of the Islamic jihadist movement surfaced here on Friday with Hyderabad-based alleged former SIMI activist Moutasim Billah urging two suspected ... [Published Times of India - 3 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Senior Al-Qaida official asks Islamic State to spare American hostage

DAMASCUS, Syria, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- An al-Qaida senior official has become an unlikely defender of Peter Kassig, an American held hostage by the Islamic State.Peter Kassig, a former U.S. Army medic, established Special Emergency Response and Assistance, ... [Published UPI - 4 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Revealed: Al Qaeda's India strategy

Please enable the javascript of your browser to see the video.Two days after 2 SIMI activists were arrested in Hyderabad for their links with Al-Qaeda. TIMES NOW has accessed interrogation details of the two terrorists. The interrogation has revealed ... [Published TimesNow.tv - 13 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Analysis: Al Qaeda’s ‘Resurgence’ focuses on Indian Subcontinent

On Oct. 19, al Qaeda finally released its new English-language, online magazine "Resurgence." The organization announced the forthcoming publication in March, but the first edition was not released until seven months later. The reasons for the ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

France to move troops toward Libyan border, monitor al-Qaida arms flow

France is moving troops toward the Libyan border within weeks and, along with U.S. intelligence, is monitoring al-Qaida arms shipments to Africa’s Sahel region, a top French military official...Read more ... ... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 9 reports

Saudi jails 4 women for preparing sons to wage jihad

Professional valet service for all event http://nusapark.com/ Four women in Saudi Arabia have been jailed for preparing their sons to wage war and for supporting al-Qaeda, official media said, in the kingdom’s latest “terrorist” convictions. ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 5 reports

Youth wanted to join Al Qaeda?

Please enable the javascript of your browser to see the video.Hyderabad Police on Thursday (October 22) arrest two people hailing from Maharashtra, who were planning to leave for Afghanistan to get training from the Al Qaeda. The duo were planning to ... [Published TimesNow.tv - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 4 reports

Al Qaida chief calls on Daesh to spare life of US hostage

Al Nusra leader says he did not know that American Kassig was the medic who treated him Istanbul, London: A senior Al Qaida militant has spoken out in defence of a Western hostage slated as the next to be beheaded by the rival extremists Daesh in Syr ... [Published Gulf News - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 7 reports

30 years jail for plotters

RIYADH: A Saudi court has sentenced 17 people, four of them women, to prison terms of up to 30 years in two separate cases, one of which involving an Al Qaeda plot to attack US soldiers in Qatar and Kuwait, state media reported.Separately, two Saudi citizens ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Oct 23 2014]
Entities: Jail, Qatar, Prison
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 10 reports

Al-Qaida Kills 30 Shi'ite Rebels

SANAA — Sunni al-Qaida militants and Shi'ite Muslim rebels have fought a bloody battle in central Yemen, tribal sources said on Wednesday, amid fears of worsening sectarian tension in the impoverished Arabian country. Thirty Shi'ite rebels and 18 Sunni ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]

Quotes

"It appears ... that this is something he has been thinking about for some time, and thinking about with more intensity in recent days" Miller said
"Those officers exhibited extraordinary bravery and skill in not only taking down an individual who was intent on killing them but also rendering first aid immediately to their fallen comrade" said Commissioner Bratton
"Part of the problem is a lot of these people are in areas that are not accessible to aid agencies, so it's an issue of money, it's an issue of access, and it's an issue that is not going to go away."
Whether you agree with his premise or not, Brand hasn't wavered from it. So, when he says "ordinary people have so little trust in our media, that we have to remain open-minded to any kind of possibility" he's pointing to these "daft conspiracy theories" as a symptom of that perceived lack of faith

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Pakistan Security Brief - October 24, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - 3 hours ago]
English-language al Qaeda magazine reveals plot against international oil shipments; Militant commander, two civilians, three soldiers killed in clashes in Khyber Agency; Police thwart bomb plot in Khyber Agency; Suicide bombing targeting JUI-F leader ...
The fine art of underselling Palestinian terrorism [Published Breitbart Feed - 3 hours ago]
What do you call it when a Palestinian terrorist drives his car into a throng of civilians at a train station in Jerusalem, killing a three-month-old girl with American citizenship?  If you're the U.S. consulate in Jerusalem, you put out a memo to ...
What We Are Reading… October 24, 2014 [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 4 hours ago]
International News Middle East, IS, Al-Qaeda, Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism Islamic State keeps up Syrian oil flow despite U.S-led strikes SULEIMAN AL-KHALIDI / Reuters Islamic State is still extracting and selling oil in Syria and has adapted ...
New mag: now there’s a Brit preaching the Ghazw... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 4 hours ago]
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Turkey's Erdogan demands apology from Biden ove... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 04 2014]
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