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Boston's Jihadist Past




Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, was reportedly captured on video placing a bomb; authorities are investigating the Tsarnaev brothers' possible links to Islamic extremist groups. US citizen Abdella Ahmad Tounisi was arrested at O'Hare airport as he attempted to fly to the Middle East to join the al Qaeda-linked Al Nusrah Front. Tounisi, from Aurora, Ill., is an associate of Adel Daoud, who tried to detonate a bomb in Chicago in September 2012.




Pilgrim in Violent Land, Suspect Found Comfort in Dagestan




Hagel stresses Israel's right to strike Iran




Afghanistan - Reduced security blamed for Taliban attack




North Caucasus rebels deny link to Boston attack: website




Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu casts wary eye over region




No Deadline Set for Signing Kabul-Washington Security Pact: MOFA




AQAP confirms death of commander, charges father and son with 'spying' for US

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula confirmed that Adnan al Qadhi, a former military officer and AQAP commander who operated in Sana'a, was killed in a US drone strike last November. AQAP accused a father and his young son of planting a "chip" that guided the US strike to its target.


The US promised to double its nonlethal aid to the Syrian rebels; all foreign aid will go through the rebels' Supreme Military Council. The State Department report on Human Rights Practices for 2012 said the democratic impulses that led to the Arab Spring are at risk of being crushed. The inquiry into the Boston Marathon bombings revealed that slain bomber Tamarlan Tsarnaev was considered a radical Islamist by the FBI, which had investigated him in 2011 at Russia's request.




Boston bombings expose limits of post-9/11 security




Uncertainty behind US escalation on Syria




Bombing probe focuses on 2011 warnings, 2012 Chechnya trip




Kyrgyz Former Neighbors Talk About Tsarnaevs, North Caucasus Ties




Interview: More About Tsarnaev Brothers And Their Ancestral Homeland




Boston Marathon bombing: 'My sons are innocent'




Security forces captured Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, following a daylong search in Watertown, Mass. after his brother Tamarlane, another suspect in the case, died in a clash with police that also killed a policeman. Authorities investigating the case took two other men and a woman into custody in New Bedford, Mass. The US is planning to provide more nonlethal aid to the Syrian opposition, providing it agrees to create an inclusive government that abides by the rule of law.




Profile: Tamerlan And Dzhokhar Tsarnaev




Dragnet Shuts Boston; One Suspect Is Slain but Second Man Is on Loose




One suspect in Boston bombing dead, manhunt underway for second suspect