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Malian jihadists aware of al Qaeda's advice on avoiding drone attacks




Qaddafi had 'massive' plan to destabilize Saudi Arabia: report




Push to Expand US 'Kill List'




Is This the Secret U.S. Drone Base in Saudi Arabia?




CIA 'operating drone base in Saudi Arabia'




Al-Qaeda's world: A fascinating map of the group's shifting global network




Jyllands-Posten journalists honoured for reporting on former PET agent




Ansar al Sharia Tunisia honors senior al Qaeda 'martyrs'

On its Facebook page this week, Ansar al Sharia Tunisia honored two senior al Qaeda leaders who have been reportedly killed. The page contains numerous posts dedicated to global jihadist causes in addition to the group's provision of social services.


Yemeni military launches operation to free Western hostages held by AQAP

Kaid-al-Dhabab.jpgThree al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leaders who run operations in Baydah province and who were brothers-in-law of Anwar al Awlaki are said to be holding an Austrian and two Finnish hostages.


US drones strike again in Yemen, killing 6 AQAP fighters near capital

predator-uav.jpgThe latest strike took place outside of Sana'a. Over the past year, the US has expanded the drone campaign throughout all of Yemen.


4 AQAP fighters killed in drone strike in northern Yemen

The strike took place in Al Jawf province, where Anwar al Awlaki was killed two years ago. The US has launched three drone attacks in Yemen in four days.


AQAP deputy emir Said al Shihri likely killed in US drone strike




AQAP eulogizes jihadist who fought in Iraq and was killed in US drone strike in Yemen

Abdullah-Bawazir-2.jpgAbdullah Bawazir fought against US forces in Iraq and escaped from a Yemeni prison in June 2011, according to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. He was killed in a drone strike in Hadramout on Dec. 24, 2012.


US kills 3 more AQAP fighters in drone strike in Marib

Three al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters who were captured by security forces but freed in April 2012 were killed in the attack.


US drone strike kills 2 Saudi AQAP fighters in central Yemen

One of the Saudi AQAP fighters was identified as Ismail bin Jamil. The US has launched two strikes so far this year.


Denmark - New controls over PET announced in wake of media Storm




Osama bin Laden's documents cited by Canadian intelligence




West African jihadist group forms 4 'battalions,' names 3 after al Qaeda leaders

The al Qaeda-linked Movement for Tawhid [Unity] and Jihad in West Africa created the Abdullah Azzam, Al Zarqawi, and the Abu al Laith al Libi battalions, as well as the Martyrdom-Seekers Battalion. These join the previously established Osama bin Laden Battalion.


Radical al-Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki 'purchased plane tickets for 9/11 hijackers'




US drone strike kills local AQAP commander, 2 fighters in central Yemen

A local al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader and two fighters were killed in the third strike in Rada'a in Al Baydah province since Dec. 24, 2012.