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Al Qaeda seeks Libya foothold




State Department designates 3 Ansar al Sharia organizations, leaders

The State Department has designated three Ansar al Sharia organizations. Two of them were involved in the Sept. 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya and the third was involved in the Sept. 14, 2012 assault on the US Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia. The State Department says Ansar al Sharia Tunisia is "tied" to al Qaeda's affiliates, including al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.


Suicide bomber attacks Iraqi recruits as al Qaeda forces retain control of areas in Anbar

One week after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham took over the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah, large areas of Anbar province remain under its control. Karma has also been seized by the ISIS.


Afghan Islamic Scholars Show Divide Over BSA




US military veterans 'frustrated' by Falluja standoff




Al-Qaeda hasn't gone away, and is gaining




US drones kill 2 AQAP fighters in eastern Yemen

The strike is the first in Yemen this year. Four of the past five strikes in Yemen have occurred in Hadramout province, an AQAP stronghold and the ancestral home of Osama bin Laden.


Turkey declares vanishing truck to Syria 'state secret'




US adds Afghan Taliban deputy shadow governor to terrorist list

Qari Saifullah, whom the State Department described as a "Taliban shadow deputy governor and an operational commander in Zabul Province," also supports al Qaeda in southern Afghanistan.


Iraq a bloody lesson for Zero Option in Afghanistan




The continuing evolution of al Qaeda 3.0




Saudi emir of Abdullah Azzam Brigades dies in custody




Al Qaeda, tribal allies 'control' Fallujah

While the military and allied tribes organize to retake areas of Ramadi and launch operations in other cities and towns, Fallujah, a city that once represented the seat of power for al Qaeda in Iraq, has again fallen under control of the group.


Report: Ex-Guantanamo detainee and member of Bahrain's royal family joins Syrian jihad

An ex-Guantanamo detainee, Sheikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifah, has reportedly traveled from Bahrain to join the jihad in Syria. According to a leaked Joint Task Force Guantanamo threat assessment, Sheikh Salman had ties to senior al Qaeda and Taliban officials prior to his detention in Pakistan and transfer to Guantanamo.


Al Qaeda seizes partial control of 2 cities in western Iraq

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham has taken control of sections of Ramadi and Fallujah. In Ramadi, a large convoy of ISIS fighters has been seen moving through the city.


Jihad Jane: Despite cooperation, US seeks 'decades' in prison




Al Qaeda-affiliated emir arrested in Lebanon




Emir of Abdullah Azzam Brigades detained in Lebanon

Majid.jpgMajid bin Muhammad al Majid, a Saudi jihadist who leads the al Qaeda-associated Abdullah Azzam Brigades, is thought to have been captured last month.


Al Qaeda documents show obsession with keeping receipts, down to a $0.60 cake




Ansar al Sharia Tunisia denies emir was captured by US forces in Libya


 
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