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  • Qaeda Warns US Hostage Risks 'Lonely Death'

    Qaeda Warns US Hostage Risks 'Lonely Death'

    Al Qaeda has urged the family of an American kidnapped in Pakistan in 2011 to press their government to negotiate an exchange or face the risk of his "dying a lonely death".

  • Letter Found in Bin Laden's Hideout Warns of New Islamic State's Brutality

    Letter Found in Bin Laden's Hideout Warns of New Islamic State's Brutality

    A letter found at slain Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan warned of the rise of a new Islamic extremist group capable of extreme brutality that could damage Al Qaeda's reputation, media reported on Monday.

  • How Barack Obama Decided on Airstrikes in Iraq

    How Barack Obama Decided on Airstrikes in Iraq

    President Barack Obama had watched with alarm for most of the summer as an al Qaeda-linked insurgency seized more and more territory in northern Iraq. But it wasn't until Thursday, when Obama learned that genocide could be imminent, that the presiden...

  • Two Arrested in Tamil Nadu Over Group Photo in ISIS T-shirts

    Two Arrested in Tamil Nadu Over Group Photo in ISIS T-shirts

    Two young men have been arrested in Ramanthapuram district of Tamil Nadu after a photograph of a group of people posing in T-shirts with the emblem of the Sunni militant group ISIS went viral on social media.

  • 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics: US State Department

    'No American is proud' of CIA tactics: US State Department

    The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress...

  • Islamic State Militants Open Office for Potential Wives: Monitor

    Islamic State Militants Open Office for Potential Wives: Monitor

    Islamic State insurgents have opened an office in northern Syria where single women and widows can register to marry fighters from the radical al Qaeda offshoot, a monitoring group said on Monday.

  • Baghdad Police Find 15 Dead in Bloody Start to Muslim Holiday

    Baghdad Police Find 15 Dead in Bloody Start to Muslim Holiday

    Iraqi police found 15 corpses on Monday, including three women shot in the head in militia-style killings, in a bloody start to the holiday ending the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, security sources said.

  • After Iraqi Army Crumbles, Maliki Turns to State TV for Help

    After Iraqi Army Crumbles, Maliki Turns to State TV for Help

    State television is working overtime to persuade Iraqis to help Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki confront an al Qaeda offshoot that has seized wide tracts of the country, but its unifying call has been blunted by his sectarian reputation.

  • Two Soldiers, 10 'Al Qaeda Jihadists' Dead in Yemen Suicide Car Bomb Bids

    Two Soldiers, 10 'Al Qaeda Jihadists' Dead in Yemen Suicide Car Bomb Bids

    Two soldiers and 10 jihadists were killed Sunday in attempted car bomb attacks on army posts and subsequent clashes in the southern province of Abyan, a military official said.

  • Al Qaeda Releases Video of US Suicide Bomber in Syria

    Al Qaeda Releases Video of US Suicide Bomber in Syria

    Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate has released a video of a young US suicide bomber from Florida who blew himself up at an army post in the northwest of the country.

  • Jihadis Destroy Ancient Mosque in Mosul: Iraqis

    Jihadis Destroy Ancient Mosque in Mosul: Iraqis

    Islamic extremist militants blew up a revered Muslim shrine traditionally said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, yesterday, residents of the city said.

  • Lebanese Soldier Defects to Al Qaeda in Syria, Appears on YouTube

    Lebanese Soldier Defects to Al Qaeda in Syria, Appears on YouTube

    A Lebanese soldier has defected to an Al Qaeda group in neighbouring Syria, in the first such incident, in protest at what he said was the injustice against Sunni Muslims in his country.

  • Young Islamic State Robs al Qaeda of Militant Prestige

    Young Islamic State Robs al Qaeda of Militant Prestige

    In hiding, targeted by drone strikes and unable to land a blow in the West, al Qaeda's ageing leaders are losing a power struggle with ultra-radical young militants in Iraq and Syria who see themselves as the true successors to Osama bin Laden.

  • Saudi Arabia Investigates Imams Who Did Not Condemn Al Qaeda Attack: Paper

    Saudi Arabia Investigates Imams Who Did Not Condemn Al Qaeda Attack: Paper

    Saudi Arabia's Islamic Affairs Ministry is investigating 17 mosque imams in the capital Riyadh for not using their Friday sermons to denounce an al Qaeda attack this month, the English daily Arab News reported on Saturday.

  • Islamic State Killed 270 During Syrian Gas Field Takeover: Monitor

    Islamic State Killed 270 During Syrian Gas Field Takeover: Monitor

    Militant group Islamic State killed 270 soldiers, guards and staff when they captured a Syrian gas field on Thursday in the bloodiest clashes between the al Qaeda offshoot and President Bashar al-Assad's forces, a monitoring group said on Saturday.

  • Two Yemeni Soldiers, 'Qaeda' Gunman Killed in Clash

    Two Yemeni Soldiers, 'Qaeda' Gunman Killed in Clash

    Two Yemeni soldiers and a suspected Al-Qaeda gunman have been killed in a clash following an ambush in the southern province of Shabwa, security and tribal sources said on Friday.

  • Iraq PM Accuses Kurds of Harbouring Militants

    Iraq PM Accuses Kurds of Harbouring Militants

    Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Wednesday accused Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region of harbouring jihadists, further ratcheting up tensions despite calls for leaders to unite against a Sunni militant offensive.

  • Two Militants Blow Themselves up in Southern Saudi Arabia

    Two Militants Blow Themselves up in Southern Saudi Arabia

    Two suspected al Qaeda militants blew themselves up on Saturday after being trapped inside a government building in southern Saudi Arabia, the Interior Ministry said, following an attack on a border post with Yemen that also killed four security men.

  • Phones, Shoes to Face Scrutiny as Airport Security Tightened: US

    Phones, Shoes to Face Scrutiny as Airport Security Tightened: US

    Airlines with direct flights to the United States have been told to tighten screening of mobile phones and shoes in response to intelligence reports of increased threats from al Qaeda affiliated militant groups, U.S. officials said.

  • UK Tightens Airport Security After US Warns of Bomb Concerns

    UK Tightens Airport Security After US Warns of Bomb Concerns

    Britain has stepped up security at airports after U.S. officials said they were concerned that al Qaeda operatives in Syria and Yemen were developing bombs that could be smuggled onto planes.

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