The Egyptian Army began demolishing homes to create a buffer zone against militants in the Sinai; the Army is also preparing for an operation to target “Sinai extremists.” The Egyptian government banned a pro-Morsi political group. The US embassy has warned Americans in Egypt of potential attacks by al Qaeda-affiliated groups after a recent threat […]
Ten people were killed when rockets struck a residential neighborhood in Benghazi as fighting continued between Islamist militias and the pro-government forces. Amnesty International states that rival factions have committed war crimes via indiscriminate shelling. A car bomb exploded in front of the security headquarters in Tobruk on Tuesday, killing one person.
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Reports surfaced that an al Qaeda commander known as “Adil” was killed in the eighth recorded drone strike in Pakistan this year.
Mousa al Shihri, who came from a family with close links to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, was recently eulogized by a Twitter account affiliated with the terrorist group.