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'One and the same'? Officials give conflicting statements on al Qaeda ties to 'Khorasan'




Al Qaeda leader claims key operative in so-called 'Khorasan group' was killed

A senior al Qaeda leader known as Sanafi al Nasr has tweeted that Muhsin al Fadhli was killed in the bombing raids in Syria last week. Both Nasr and al Fadhli are part of the so-called "Khorasan group." Al Fadhli may have been killed, but his death has not been confirmed. And there are sound reasons to treat Nasr's tweets with skepticism.


US adds Harakat-ul-Mujahideen's emir to terrorism list

Fazle-ur-Rahman Khalil, Harakat-ul-Mujahideen's founder and leader, signed Osama bin Laden's infamous 1998 fatwa that declared war on the US and Israel. HUM was added to the list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations 18 years ago.


Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent claims attacks on Pakistani ships were more audacious than reported

Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the newest branch of al Qaeda's international network, has released a nine-page statement giving its version of the attacks on two Pakistani frigates on Sept. 6. AQIS claims that all of the operatives, except one, were "serving officers in the Pakistani Navy."


Al Nusrah Front leader says Americans and Europeans will pay the 'tax' of war

Abu Muhammad al Julani seeks to undermine public support for airstrikes in Syria by arguing that citizens in the West, and not just their rulers, will pay the price for the war. Julani also discusses Al Nusrah's fight against Hezbollah and urges jihadists not to join the West in the fight against the Islamic State.


The Costly Neglect of Libya




Syria's Qaeda chief warns West against continued strikes




Al Qaeda Leader Warns of Revenge for Airstrikes




Al Qaeda figure killed by US strike in Syria: monitoring group




US killed 2 'Arabs' in first drone strike in South Waziristan in more than a year

The US has not launched a drone strike in South Waziristan since mid-April 2013.


U.S. struggles to blunt Syria rebel anger at strikes




Airstrikes in Syria continue to focus on Islamic State, not al Qaeda




Al Qaeda official warns against Islamic State in new speech

A senior al Qaeda official known as Abu Dujana al Basha urges jihadists not to join the Islamic State, a former branch of al Qaeda that was disowned by al Qaeda's senior leaders in February.


Al Qaeda's Khorasan cell is 'clear and present danger' to commercial flights, US official says




US-led strikes put pressure on al Qaeda's Syria group to reconcile with Islamic State




Al Nusrah Front trainer suspected of plotting against 2004 NATO summit killed in US airstrikes

One of the first reported casualties of the US-led bombing campaign earlier this week was an Al Nusrah Front commander known as Abu Yusuf al Turki. He had been training al Qaeda snipers in Syria. He was previously suspected of plotting to attack the 2004 NATO summit in Turkey.


Misunderstanding al Qaeda

The threat posed by al Qaeda remains today. The "Khorasan group" is merely al Qaeda in Syria.


FBI director assumes Khorasan plots not disrupted




The "Khurasan Group": A misleading name in the politics of war




Treasury designations target al Qaeda's international fundraising and facilitation network

The Treasury Department targeted six al Qaeda financiers and facilitators yesterday. Their work spans the globe, covering more than 10 nations from the Middle East to Southeast Asia.