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German 9/11 suspect died: Al-Qaeda leader – Victim’s remains ID’d

BERLIN, Aug 8, (AP): A German man believed to have provided logistical support to the Hamburgbased Sept 11 hijackers has died, according to a newly-released audio message from the leader of al- Qaeda. The announcement by Ayman al-Zawahri came in an Aug 2 audio message posted online in which he …

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Woman keeps school going in Qaeda-run region

Kisar keeping militants’ influence at bay ISTANBUL, July 17, (AP): When Syria’s uprising broke out, Rania Kisar left her job in the United States and returned home to join what she dreamed would be the ouster of President Bashar Assad and the building of a new Syria. Her main focus …

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Yemen graveyard of Persian scheme

THREE years have passed since the Houthi uprising led to civil war in Yemen and opened the doors far and wide to extremist terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda and ‘DAESH’ and brought Iran close to the southern gate of the Arabian Peninsula. Needless to say, these militias were unable to …

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‘Senior Al-Qaeda leader’ killed in US strike in Syria: Pentagon

Washington, Nov 22, 2016 (AFP) -A US drone strike has killed a senior Al-Qaeda leader in Syria who previously operated in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. The November 18 strike near Sarmada in northwestern Syria targeted Abu Afghan al-Masri, Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said. “He had ties to …

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Five al Qaeda-linked fighters killed in Yemen strike -U.S.

WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Five members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula were killed in a U.S. military strike last week in Yemen, U.S. Central Command said in a statement on Wednesday. The strike was conducted in Yemen’s Marib Governorate on Oct. 21, the statement said. It did …

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UAE tries suspect over car attack on US jogger

ABU DHABI, Sept 6, (AFP): An Emirati man with suspected jihadist links went on trial in Abu Dhabi on Monday accused of running over and attempting to kill a US jogger, media reports said. The defendant, who was not identified, is also accused of trying to join al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate, …

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US sanctions two Kuwaitis for financing and supporting Al-Nusra Front and al-Qaeda

KUWAIT CITY, May 21, (Agencies): The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on two Kuwaitis, identified as A.A. and A.M., on charges of financing and supporting Al-Nusra Front and al-Qaeda organization, as well as four other individuals from Yemen, Syria and Libya who were accused of supporting al-Qaeda organization in the …

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At least 16 killed in attack on 3 hotels in Ivory Coast

GRAND BASSAM, Ivory Coast, March 13, (Agencies): Fourteen civilians and two soldiers were killed in the Ivory Coast beach resort of Grand Bassam on Sunday when gunmen stormed the popular weekend retreat and opened fire, President Alassane Ouattara said. Ivory Coast’s security forces “neutralised six terrorists” on Sunday after a …

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US kills over 150 Shebab fighters

W A S H I N G T O N , March 7, (AFP): A US air strike on a Shebab training camp in Somalia over the weekend killed more than 150 fi ghters who were planning a “large-scale” attack, the Pentagon said Monday. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said …

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Extremists slay 23 – Burkina Faso mourns

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, Jan 16, (AP): The overnight seizure of a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital by al-Qaeda-linked extremists ended Saturday when Burkina Faso and French security forces killed four jihadist attackers and freed more than 126 people, the West African nation’s president said. At least 23 other people …

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