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The Taliban: al Qaeda’s ally; Hillary’s peace partner

(Paul Mirengoff) I believe it’s widely known, though also widely forgotten, that then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton orchestrated “peace talks” with the Taliban. Clinton discussed her role in some detail in her book, Hard Choices. Show More Summary

Explosion kills several people in Yemen's Aden

ADEN (Reuters) - An explosion in the Yemeni city of Aden killed and wounded several people on Monday, residents said, as security forces throughout southern Yemen struggle to defeat al Qaeda and Islamic State militants.

Showdown: World’s two largest terrorist groups about to do battle in Syria

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Eyeing a former ally that has now become a rival for world-wide attention, Al Qaeda is reportedly headed to Syria to take on ISIS for supremacy in the region, reports Business Insider. According to Ali Soufan, the CEO of strategic-security firm The Soufan Group, the brutal activities of ISIS...

War in Yemen: 13 Al Qaeda fighters killed in Mukalla

Yemeni troops killed 13 fighters in a raid outside the city of Mukalla, which was ruled by Al-Qaeda until last month.

The world's 2 biggest terror groups are gearing up to battle each other in Syria

Experts have been warning for a while now that Al Qaeda is still very much a presence as a jihadist group, posing perhaps an even bigger long-term threat than ISIS. And now, Al Qaeda is planning to challenge ISIS in its stronghold —Show More Summary

Islamic Terror Was Born on This Mountain

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Long before ISIS or Al Qaeda, killers from a secret base attacked great cities all over the world and invented assassin. It took a feisty British explorer named Freya Stark to find them.

US Downplays a New Syrian Massacre

Exclusive: The Obama administration claims Syrian rebels in Ahrar al-Sham deserve protection from government attack although they have close ties to Al Qaeda and joined its official Syrian affiliate in a slaughter of Alawites, writes Daniel Lazare. By Daniel Lazare On May…Read more ?

ISIS response to EgyptAir news atypical of post-attack behavior

Rukmini Callimachi, New York Times correspondent focusing on ISIS and al Qaeda, talks with Rachel Maddow about how ISIS typically behaves after a successful...

Jihadists mobilize in Syria as peacemaking unravels

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Jihadi militants in Syria including al Qaeda are mobilizing again for all-out war against President Bashar al-Assad, taking advantage of the collapse of peace talks to eclipse nationalist rival insurgents that signed on to a faltering truce.

Afghan government nears peace deal with militant group

KABUL (Reuters) - A draft agreement that could lead to a peace deal between the Afghan government and a militant group linked by Washington to the Taliban and al Qaeda will be signed on Wednesday, a senior official said.

Afghanistan and Al Qaeda: Five Years On Sans Osama Bin Laden

On May 2, 2011, a US Special Forces operation, code named "Neptune Spear," ended the life of Osama bin Laden (OBL). In the ensuing 5 years there has been much debate on whether OBL's demise benefited the war on terror. After all, many...Show More Summary

Obama Disastrously Backed the Saudis in Yemen, Now He's Deploying US Troops to Deal with the Fallout

The U.S. says it is fighting the same Al Qaeda affiliates that are allied with elements of the coalition America is backing. The Obama administration has said little about its fresh deployment of American troops to Yemen, where the U.S. Show More Summary

Al Qaeda Turns to Syria, With a Plan to Challenge ISIS

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

The group’s leadership in Pakistan has secretly dispatched seasoned veterans there to create an alternate headquarters and compete with the Islamic State.

Osama bin Laden's young son is reportedly being groomed to take over Al Qaeda

Osama bin Laden's young son might be next in line to lead the terrorist group his father founded decades ago. Hamza bin Laden, thought to be in his mid-20s, released an audio message this week calling on jihadists to unite and "liberate...Show More Summary

U.S., Britain, France block Russia bid to blacklist Syria rebels

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Britain, the United States, France and Ukraine blocked a Russian proposal at the United Nations to blacklist Syrian rebel groups Jaish al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham for links to Islamic State and al Qaeda militants, diplomats said on Wednesday.

Son Of Osama Bin Laden Encourages Muslims To Kill Jews, Says ‘Jerusalem Is A Bribe’

The youngest son of the late Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has recently called all jihadists to unite and fight in an audio message posted online, according to US terrorist-tracking organization Search for International Terrorist Entities (SITE). Show More Summary

Al Qaeda chief tells Syrian rebels: Unite or die

Ayman al-Zawahri releases tape calling on mujahideen to come together to "liberate" Syria from "Russians and Western Crusaders"

Yemen's Mukalla airport reopens with aid flight after Qaeda exit

ADEN (Reuters) - The airport has reopened at the Yemeni coastal city of Mukalla which was recaptured by government and Emirati soldiers in April after a year-long occupation by al Qaeda, local officials said.

Al Qaeda chief tells jihadist fighters in Syria: Unite or die

AMMAN (Reuters) - Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri urged rival jihadist fighters in Syria to unite or risk death but again decried fellow Sunni Muslim militants Islamic State as "extremists" in an audio recording posted online on Sunday.

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