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Guantanamo Court Lacks Jurisdiction To Try 9/11 Defendants, Says Defense Attorney The attorney for one of the 9/11 defendants argues the Guantanamo military commission can't try his client, because the U.S. wasn't at war with al-Qaida at the time of the attacks.
NPR.org | Dec 15, 2017 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US judge: Covert FBI sources can testify while IDs hidden RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A federal judge has agreed to preserve the secret identities of two covert FBI sources who gathered evidence against a man who tried to join al-Qaida-linked fighters in Syria.
Journal Review | Dec 13, 2017 9:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
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Extremist Groups Eye Yemen Conflict With Renewed Opportunities As the killing of the deposed Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh broadens the political fracturing in Yemen and the humanitarian crisis worsens, experts warn the war-torn country could soon become a hotbed for jihadists affiliated with al-Qaida and the I
Voice of America | Dec 13, 2017 02:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
America since 9/11: timeline of attacks linked to the 'war on terror' Octobers truck attack in Manhattan was the latest major terrorist attack on US soil that has been carried out by those who have claimed inspiration from Islamist terror groups like al-Qaida or Isis. It is the latest attack of its kind since the 11 Septemb
Yahoo! News | Dec 11, 2017 3:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Al Qaida Seeks to Capitalize on Muslim Anger Over Jerusalem Al Qaida is seeking to to exploit Muslim anger over President Donald Trumps decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to present itself as the true defender of Islam and the Palestinians. The jihadist group posted Saturday a 17-minute a
Voice of America | Dec 10, 2017 11:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US Military Kills 5 al-Qaida Militants in Yemen The U.S. military said Friday that its airstrikes had killed five al-Qaida militants in central Yemen. A Central Command statement said the strikes, which took place November 20 in Bayda province, had killed Mujahid al-Adani, an al-Qaida leader, and four
Voice of America | Dec 8, 2017 11:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US airstrikes kill 5 al-Qaida operatives in Yemen The U.S. military says its airstrikes have killed five al-Qaida operatives in Yemen.
Washington Post | Dec 8, 2017 6:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Latest: Al-Qaida urges attacks on US after Trump move The Latest on the fallout of the Trump administrations recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (all times local):
Washington Post | Dec 8, 2017 10:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Latest: US says Jerusalem move advanced peace The Latest: Al-Qaida urges followers to target US, its allies and Israel in response to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.
KHNL News 8 | Dec 8, 2017 10:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Honolulu, Hawaii
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Afghan Intelligence: Joint US-Afghan Operation Kills Top al-Qaida Leaders Afghanistans security forces, in joint counterterrorism raids with U.S. partners, have killed several high-profile leaders of al-Qaida, along with 80 other members of the terrorist network and Taliban fighters. The Afghan intelligence agency, National Dir
Voice of America | Dec 5, 2017 4:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend