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 12 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 2 reports

Hezbollah commander 'killed' in Iraq

World Bulletin / News DeskA Hezbollah commander has died during a mission in Iraq, sources familiar with the incident said on Wednesday, indicating the Lebanese group that is already fighting in Syria's civil war may be involved in a second conflict in ... [Published World Bulletin - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 6 reports

Ransom - How European Countries Paid Millions to Terror Groups

Terror groups world-wide have been devising various means to finance their activities as channels of getting money to buy weapons and training members continued to be tightened.At least $125 million in ransom money has been paid to Al Qaeda and its direct ... [Published - 32 mins ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 23 reports

How Europe Nations Fund Half of al-Qaeda's Budget

(Newser)–Brit Edwin Dyer was kidnapped in 2009 by al-Qaeda in North Africa, along with a German and a Swiss couple. Like the US, Britain doesn’t pay ransoms and didn’t in this case—and Dyer was killed. But his fellow captives were released after their ... [Published Newser - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

The Case Against the 2016 Zero Option for Afghanistan

Editor's note: In testimony before the House Armed Services Committee , Michael O'Hanlon presented the case to retain a modest U.S. presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016. He pointed out that "America has shown strategic patience in this conflict" and believes ... [Published Brookings Institution - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Kashmir becoming hub of pan-Islamic pro-Al Qaeda elements?

Fears of dreaded terror outfits Islamic State for Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and Al Qaeda making its debut in the terror plagued Kashmir are gaining grounds after security forces reportedly saw their flags in the valley. The security forces reportedly saw ... [Published Oneindia - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 3 reports

Well-connected jihadist tweets, then deletes, explanation of al Qaeda’s oath to Mullah Omar

Shaybat al Hukama's Twitter page. On July 28, a prominent online jihadist published a series of tweets explaining al Qaeda's bayat (oath of allegiance) to Taliban emir Mullah Omar. He then quickly, and suspiciously, deleted the tweets, claiming ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Al Qaeda Took In $125 Million From Kidnapping; Monsoon Buries Indian Village; Roadside Bomb Injures 8 Children in Afghanistan

First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 6 reports

The Iraq War’s Key Players: Where Are They Now?

It has been over a decade since the United States launched a war to topple Saddam Hussein. Three years ago the last U.S. troops left Iraq.Over the course of the war, nearly 4,500 U.S. troops and an estimated  120,000 Iraqi civilians lost their lives, ... [Published PBS - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

An officer is slain in Lawdar

Officials in Abyan (southern province of Yemen) confirmed on Tuesday, that Colonel Abdullah Al-Maaraji, a commander in the infantry had been killed in what is believed to have been a terror attack.Al Maaraji took part in 2012 in a campaign against terror ... [Published Yemen Post - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 6 reports

Texas man allegedly sent hundreds of fake white powder letters including 28 to Boston in 2013

A Texas man who has claimed to hear voices in his head was allegedly the author of hundreds of letters that contained bizarre threats and white powders, a combination that triggered anxiety and hazmat responses across the country, including Boston in ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 5 reports

US No Safer Than on 9/11 Says DIA Chief

LTG Michael Flynn, the outgoing head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, says the United States is no safer after 13 years of war and that the danger from Islamist terrorism is likely greater than ever. Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum, he ... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

The new faces of global terror

When US forces killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011, it marked the end of al-Qaeda as a unified global force. Straining under the losses caused by relentless US drone strikes, the old guard of al-Qaeda was already struggling to maintain control over the ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 29 2014]


"The national Libyan army is in control of Benghazi and only withdrew from certain positions for tactical reasons. The claim that Benghazi is under the control of militias is a lie" Khalifa Haftar, a former army general who is aware of the latest developments, told Al Arabiya channel
"Kidnapping for ransom has become today's most significant source of terrorist financing" said David S Cohen, the Treasury Department's under-secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, in a 2012 speech...
"If Hamas were destroyed and gone, we would probably end up with something much worse. The region would end up with something much worse," he said. "A worse threat that would come into the sort of ecosystem there … something like ISIS."
"They are following a new tactic of keeping bodies hanging for a longer time to deter the Sunni population from backing the Islamic State. We asked them to let us evacuate the bodies but they refused."

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