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News Topic - al-Qaida

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Gunmen Attack Restaurant in Burkina Faso's Capital Suspected Islamic militants killed at least 17 people in an attack on a Turkish restaurant, less than two years after al Qaida gunmen killed at least 30 people in Ouagadougou.
Wall Street Journal | Aug 14, 2017 04:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Idlib residents split over support for al-Qaida-linked militants Idlib, Syria, is split between those who accept Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham's military dominance and those who are pushing back against its rise to prominence.
United Press International | Aug 11, 2017 12:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN: Islamic State is funding attacks, al-Qaida is resilient The Islamic State extremist group is still capable of sending funds to supporters and motivating attacks in Europe and elsewhere despite military pressure and falling revenue and al-Qaida remains resilient especially in West Africa, East Africa and the Ar
Washington Post | Aug 11, 2017 04:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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2 hostages freed by al-Qaida make 1st public appearances South African, Swedish hostages freed by al-Qaida after 6 years make 1st public appearances.
FOX41.com | Aug 10, 2017 7:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Louisville, Kentucky
Freed al-Qaida hostage speaks out after his release video Stephen McGown, a South African man with British citizenship who was held hostage by al-Qaida in Mali for almost six years, says he was kidnapped because he was non-Muslim. McGown was set free at the end of July after being taken in 2011 at a hostel in Ti
The Guardian | Aug 10, 2017 6:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South African held hostage by al-Qaida in Mali tells of his ordeal Stephen McGown, who was longest held of the Timbuktu Three, reveals he converted to Islam during his six years in captivityA South African man who was held hostage by al-Qaida in Mali for almost six years said he converted to Islam to help cope with the o
The Guardian | Aug 10, 2017 4:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Two men held for six years by al-Qaida make first public appearances Two men released from al-Qaida captivity after six years in Mali made their first public appearances Thursday, recounting their ordeals and saying they were not clear whether any ransom was paid for their freedom.
The Seattle Times | Aug 10, 2017 3:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
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Al-Qaida Leader Claims German 9/11 Suspect Has Died A German man believed to have provided logistical support to the Hamburg-based September 11, 2001, hijackers has died, according to a newly-released audio message from the leader of al-Qaida. The announcement by Ayman al-Zawahri came in an August 2 audio
Voice of America | Aug 8, 2017 2:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Al-Qaida leader claims German Sept. 11 suspect has died Al-Qaidas leader has claimed in an online message that a German man believed to have provided logistical support to the Hamburg-based Sept. 11 hijackers has died. The announcement by Ayman al-Zawahri came in an Aug. 2 audio message in which he says a man
Washington Post | Aug 8, 2017 12:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Al-Qaida-linked militants' advance throws west's Syria plans into disarray Growing success of Hayat Fateh al-Sham in northern province of Idlib raises fears that regime and allies will use move as pretext to wage military campaignThe wests policy on Syria has been thrown into disarray due to sweeping advances by al-Qaida-linked
The Guardian | Aug 4, 2017 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend