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'Lion of the Desert': Ex-Partner of Germany Leads Malian Islamists




Al Nusrah Front claims 2 suicide attacks in Syria

Al-Nusrah-Front-banner.pngAl Qaeda's affiliate in Syria claimed credit for the first two suicide attacks reported in Syria this year. The attacks were launched to avenge reported atrocities in a village in Idlib.


Al Qaeda claims assassination of MP Aifan Sadoun; Sunni Awakening leader blames Iran




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.


Terror Threat Prompts US Rethink on Africa




Jihadists' Surge in North Africa Reveals Grim Side of Arab Spring




CIA drone strikes will get pass in counterterrorism 'playbook,' officials say




Algerian troops end siege at In Amenas gas facility




US won't drop conspiracy charge against 9/11 plot suspects




The younger Zawahiri protests France's 'war against Islam'




On Belmokhtar's group: 'They believe the West is one great Sodom and Gomorrah'




Report: Al Qaeda group demands release of 2 well-known jihadists

The group responsible for the raid on a natural gas field in eastern Algeria has demanded the release of two well-known jihadists: Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman (a.k.a. the "Blind Sheikh") and Aafia Siddiqui (a.k.a. "Lady Al Qaeda").


New Taliban leader in South Waziristan vows to continue mission of emir killed in drone strike

A pamphlet released by the Mullah Nazir group announced that it would continue to follow in the footsteps of its slain emir, and named the top leaders of the group. Nazir has supported al Qaeda and waged jihad in Afghanistan.


Jihadist Kingpin Suspected in Hostage Seizure




Analysis: Al Qaeda central tightened control over hostage operations

Several months before his death in May 2011, Osama bin Laden ordered al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb to stand down with respect to hostage negotiations. The terror master said he would negotiate with France concerning AQIM's hostages. Mokhtar Belmokhtar's spokesman recently confirmed that he still answers to al Qaeda central.


Pakistan - Tribesmen pile bodies outside Governor's House in protest




Al Qaeda-linked group claims credit for kidnappings in Algeria

Mokhtar-Belmokhtar.jpgA terrorist group headed by Mokhtar Belmokhtar has claimed credit for the raid on a natural gas field in Algeria. Belmokhtar is a longtime Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb commander, but split from the group last year. Belmokhtar's spokesman has said that he still answers to al Qaeda central.


Taliban suicide assault team attacks Afghan intelligence headquarters in Kabul

National Directorate of Security personnel repelled the suicide assault team after it detonated a bomb at the main gate and entered the compound.


Shabaab executes French hostage Denis Allex

Denis_Allex.jpg"With the rescue attempt, France has voluntarily signed Allex's death warrant," the terror group said in an official statement. Shabaab later announced he was executed. The French intelligence agent has been held by Shabaab since July 2009.


Al Qaeda is back in business


 
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