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Suicide bomber strikes security checkpoint near Benghazi, Libya

For the first time since the Libyan revolution, a suicide bomber attacked Libyan security forces. At least several Libyan soldiers were reportedly killed. No group has claimed responsibility, but the Libyan Army has blamed Ansar al Sharia.


Latest Treasury designation targets al Qaeda's fundraising network

A newly released terrorist designation by the Treasury Department highlights the extent and cohesion of al Qaeda's global fundraising network. Treasury reports that Ayman al Zawahiri's main representative in the Levant, Abu Khalid al Suri, has been funneling cash from Gulf donors to al Qaeda.


Young Tunisians Are Being Recruited to Jihad




Young Tunisians Are Being Recruited to Jihad




Tunisia marks revolution amid security threats




Ansar al-Sharia threatens Benghazi




Ansar al Sharia battles security forces in Benghazi

For the past few days, Ansar al Sharia has been battling Libyan security forces in the city of Benghazi. More than one year after the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the US mission, the al Qaeda-linked Ansar al Sharia remains a potent force.


Social Media Jihad: AQIM praises Hakeemullah Mehsud




Tunisian government blames Ansar al Sharia for suicide attacks




Suicide attacks terrorise Tunisians




Social Media Jihad: Ansar al Sharia Libya's new Twitter feed




Suicide bomber strikes in Tunisia

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the coastal city of Sousse earlier today. According to Tunisian officials, the bombing was part of a planned wave of attacks. No group has claimed the attack, but it comes after weeks of escalating violence between Ansar al Sharia and the Tunisian government.


US commandos were poised for raid to capture Benghazi suspect




Tunisia's 'sexual jihad' - extremist fatwa or propaganda?




AQAP video details suicide assaults against Yemeni bases in Shabwa




Ansar al Sharia Libya denounces capture of top al Qaeda operative

Ansar al Sharia Libya has issued a statement saying "we must seek to release the captive brother" Abu Anas al Libi, who was seized by US forces on Oct. 5.


The Benghazi link to Tunisia's assassinations




Ansar al Sharia responds to Tunisian government

In a new statement, Ansar al Sharia claims it is organizationally independent, but confirms its "loyalty" to al Qaeda. The Tunisian government claimed last week that the group is closely linked to al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.


Tunisian government: Ansar al Sharia is a terrorist organization

The Tunisian government has labeled Ansar al Sharia a terrorist organization. The group's leaders, including Seifallah ben Hassine, have longstanding ties to al Qaeda and terrorism. Ben Hassine has been identified as the "mastermind" of the Sept. 14, 2012 attack on the US Embassy in Tunis.


US closes diplomatic facilities in response to al Qaeda threat

The State Department said 21 US embassies and consulates will be closed on Sunday, Aug. 4, in response to a suspected threat from an al Qaeda affiliate. No specific details about the threat have been provided. Al Qaeda-linked jihadists assaulted multiple diplomatic facilities in September 2012.
 
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