Al Qaeda Cleared Out, “Free Syrian Army” Ran Away, so Caliphate Took Over Vital Territory– as per Allen's Calculations; Time for Obama to Reject Calls for US Divisions, Unleash Kurds, Demand Turkey Finally Interdict Border with Syria;...Show More Summary
An American-backed reconciliation process in Afghanistan has been cast into doubt.
Muhanad Mahmoud Al-Farekh was indicted last spring in Brooklyn Federal Court on charges of providing material support to a terrorist organization.
DUBAI (Reuters) - The Yemen branch of Al Qaeda denied reports it had been holding a British hostage who the United Arab Emirates said it freed from the group earlier this week.
When the Saudis hit Yemen, the idea was to knock back Iran’s proxies. But the real winner in the fight seems to be al Qaeda’s deadliest affiliate.
US-trained rebels allege that Turkish intelligence tipped off al Qaeda's Nusra Front and orchestrated the kidnapping of US-trained rebels entering Syria, Mitchell Prothero of McClatchy reports. Though experts immediately advised skepticism...Show More Summary
A group that opposes the Syrian president and the Islamic State seems like a logical Western ally, but its links to Al Qaeda trouble American policy makers.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Al Qaeda enters a major port in Yemen, South Koreans hope for improved relations with the North, Germany's right wing causes trouble for migrants, and Brazil's newest tower monitors the Amazon rainforest. Show More Summary
ADEN, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda militants took control of a western district of Yemen's main port city of Aden on Saturday night, residents said, in another sign that the group is drawing strength from five months of civil war. The...Show More Summary
The United Arab Emirates said Sunday that its military freed a British hostage who was kidnapped 18 months ago by Al Qaeda in Yemen, which has expanded its reach amid fighting between Shiite rebels and their opponents.
A 64-year-old British oil engineer has been freed by United Arab Emirates forces in Yemen, 18 months after he was kidnapped while working in the country, the UAE’s official news agency said. Douglas Robert Semple was being held by al Qaeda in the southern Yemen port city of Aden, WAM reported Sunday. He was freed […]
United Arab Emirates forces free 64-year-old petroleum engineer who had been kidnapped by militant group in February 2014
CAIRO (Reuters) - United Arab Emirates forces based in Yemen's port city of Aden have freed a British hostage who had been held by al Qaeda, state news agency WAM said on Sunday.
ADEN (Reuters) - Al Qaeda militants took control of a western district of Yemen's main port city of Aden on Saturday night, residents said.
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This article first appeared on the Brookings site. Hamza bin Laden, the 24-year-old son of Osama bin Laden, has released his first audio message for Al Qaeda which lays out the terrorist group’s ideology and strategy. Ayman al-Zawahiri,...Show More Summary
In recent weeks, Al-Nusra Front, al Qaeda in Syria, kidnapped thirteen members of the US-trained Syrian rebels known as Division 30. AFP reports that Al-Nusra released seven of their captives; In a statement circulating on social media, Division 30 said seven of its members had been freed by Al-Nusra after being captured in late July. […]
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Al Qaeda in Afghanistan warned there's a new Bin Laden seeking destruction in the U.S.
Ayman al-Zawahiri weighs in on militant group's new leader amid apparent rift within Taliban