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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu by Charlie English review This exemplary work tells a remarkable story of the saving of precious manuscripts and explores the meanings of the African Eldorado, but exposes a mythIn April 2012, the jihadist army of the Saharan branch of al-Qaida drove a fleet of their armoured pick
The Guardian | 14 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
US drops terror reward for Somali al-Shabab leader WASHINGTON (AP) The Trump administration has quietly rescinded a reward of up to $5 million for information about a top member of the al-Qaida-allied extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia amid report
The Herald-Coaster | Jun 23, 2017 8:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Rosenberg, Texas
U.S. military: Airstrike kills al-Qaida commander, 2 others, in Yemen The U.S. military says an American airstrike in Yemen has killed a top commander for the al-Qaida affiliate there and two of his associates.
Newsday.com | Jun 22, 2017 11:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US airstrike kills al-Qaida commander, 2 others, in Yemen WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. military says an American airstrike in Yemen has killed a top commander for the al-Qaida affiliate there and two of his associates.
Journal Review | Jun 22, 2017 8:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
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In Yemens secret prisons, UAE tortures and US interrogates Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme including the grill, in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun in
Washington Post | Jun 22, 2017 4:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US Interrogates Detainees in Yemen Prisons Rife with Torture Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme...
KSTP.com | Jun 22, 2017 2:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Minneapolis, Minnesota
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US questioned detainees in prisons rife with extreme torture MUKALLA, Yemen Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme including the grill, in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roa
New York Post | Jun 22, 2017 06:53 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
The war al-Qaida and ISIS seek About an hour after the north tower of the World Trade Center fell, on the way to stake out a friend's apartment to learn whether he had escaped it (he had), I passed my neighborhood newsstand at East 77th Street and Third Avenue just as another man aroun
Newsday.com | Jun 21, 2017 4:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Exile: The Flight of Osama bin Laden review an insiders account of al-Qaida after 9/11 Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levys gripping history of the terrorist network, from 2001 to the present, reveals a dark web of familial and political machinationsIn the days following the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in 2011, there was a surge of
The Guardian | Jun 20, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Al-Qaida-linked Group Claims Deadly Attack at Mali Resort A new alliance of Islamist militant groups linked to al-Qaida on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack that killed at least five people at a Mali luxury resort popular with Western expatriates just outside the capital Bamako. The assailants stormed
Voice of America | Jun 20, 2017 03:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend