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Syria 'hub for terrorist activities,' 'threat to Canada'




Al Nusrah Front releases first official messages in 2 months

Al Qaeda's Al Nusrah Front has released four new messages, the first such productions in two months. The Al Nusrah Front and Islamic State of Iraq suspended their propaganda operations after a dispute erupted in early April. Ayman al Zawahiri ruled on the dispute in a letter and their propaganda operations have now been restarted.


US to arm Syrian rebels after chemical weapons 'red line' is crossed

President Obama's deputy national security adviser said that the US will provide military and other aid to the Supreme Military Council and the Syrian Opposition Coalition, despite that fact that these groups have supported the Al Nusrah Front in the past.


Officials: Top Obama aides split on arming rebels as they gather at White House to talk Syria




Mohammed al Zawahiri rejects 'filthy market of democracy'

Mohammed al Zawahiri and two of his Egyptian jihadist allies have issued a statement criticizing the Democratic Jihad Party. "Jihad and Democracy are opposites and don't mix," they say.


Suicide bombers kill 14 in Damascus




Suicide bomber strikes at supreme court in Kabul

The suicide attack is the second of its kind in the capital in two days. Up to 16 employees of the court were killed when a suicide bomber targeted buses transporting workers.


IMU-linked insurgent leader targeted in northern Afghanistan




Analysis: Zawahiri's letter to al Qaeda branches in Syria, Iraq

Al Jazeera has published a letter purportedly written by Ayman al Zawahiri to al Qaeda's franchises in Iraq and Syria. Two US intelligence officials say the letter is genuine. In the letter, Zawahiri rules on a dispute between the two al Qaeda branches and appoints a new representative in the region.


Syrian war enters new phase but no end in sight




ISAF targets al Qaeda leaders in Kunar

Over the past several days, ISAF launched five raids against two senior al Qaeda leaders and two al Qaeda-linked Taliban commanders in Kunar and Nuristan provinces.


Local Taliban commander killed in latest drone strike in Pakistan

Mutaqi was reportedly preparing to lead fighters across the border to wage jihad in Afghanistan. The Obama administration has claimed that drone strikes would be conducted only against targets that pose an "imminent threat" to the US.


Balkan Militants Join Syria's Rebel Cause




Al-Qaeda swaps Mali for Libya




US Internet spying foiled plot to attack NY subways - sources




US drones kill 6 in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike is the first in the Shawal Valley, a known terrorist haven, since late 2012. An unidentified "high value target" is reported to have been killed.


Al Nusrah Front raises al Qaeda's flag in Aleppo




US adds al Qaeda explosives expert to list of global terrorists

Abd al Hamid al Masli, a Libyan, is a "key improvised explosive device (IED) facilitator" who operates in Waziristan. He temporarily served as the head of al Qaeda's military committee, likely after Abdullah Said al Libi, the former head of the Lashkar al Zil, was killed in a drone strike.


Taliban suicide bomber kills 7 Georgian troops at base in Helmand

The Taliban claimed one of their suicide bombers detonated the bomb inside a base in the Now Zad district. The suicide attack is the sixth of its kind by the Taliban and their allies in less than two weeks.


Tunisia's radical divide over Salafi agenda


 
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