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Tag: Al Nusrah Front

Al Qaeda is very much alive, and widely misunderstood

AL Qaeda's operatives are fighting in more countries around the world today than was the case on 9/11. And its…

UN: Iran-based leaders ‘have grown more prominent’ in al Qaeda’s global network

A report by the United Nations includes new details concerning the dispute between Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and al Qaeda's…

State Department amends terror designation for Al Nusrah Front

The State Department has amended the terrorist designation for Al Nusrah Front to include the "alias" Hay'at Tahrir al Sham…

Syrian jihadist group downs Russian Su-25 jet

Hay'at Tahrir al Sham has released two videos and a short statement claiming that its men downed a Russian warplane.…

Al Qaeda’s ‘external communications officer’ weighs in on dispute over Syria

A jihadist known as Abu Abdullah has responded to claims made by a senior Hay'at Tahrir al Sham figure. Abu…

Analysis: Ayman al Zawahiri calls for ‘unity’ in Syria amid leadership crisis

The jihad in Syria has unleashed another leadership crisis for al Qaeda.

Hamza bin Laden tries to rally jihadists in Syria

In a new message, Hamza bin Laden praises the jihadists fighting to establish an "Islamic government" in Syria. But he…

State Department: Iran continues to host al Qaeda’s ‘core facilitation pipeline’

"Since at least 2009," the State Department says in a recently released report, "Iran has allowed AQ [al Qaeda] facilitators…